Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Jumbo-Sized Pumpkin Muffins

Servings: 12
Calories per serving: 300 kcal
Fat per serving: 12 g
Sodium per serving: 40 mg

1/4 cup vegetable oil
1.5 cups whole-wheat flour
1.5 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
2 cups pumpkin puree
1 cup plain low-fat yogurt
5 large egg whites
1 cup sugar
1.5 cups chopped walnuts

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Brush 12 jumbo muffins tins with Pam cooking spray. 
In a medium bowl, whisk flour, baking powders, pumpkin pie spice, and baking soda.
In a large bowl, whisk oil, pumpkin puree, yogurt, egg whites, and sugar to combine. Add 1 cup walnuts and reserved dry ingredients.  Mix just until moistened (do not over mix)
Divide evenly and spoon batter into muffin tins; sprinkle tops with remaining walnuts and sugar.  Bake 35-40 minutes.  Cool 5 minutes in pan.

*Note: You can use the same recipe and make 24 regular size muffins at 150 kcal, 6 g fat, and 20 mg of sodium.