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Ginger Spice Muffins
Cook Time
25 mins
 
These super moist muffins are a hit with kids of all ages. And none of them will ever guess the secret ingredient is puréed squash! Try them as a great snack or on-the-go breakfast. You can even dress them up as “cupcakes” using a light cream cheese frosting.
Course: Breakfast, Brunch, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 muffins
Calories: 1341 kcal
Ingredients
  • 1 ½ cups all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup pureed cooked, butternut squash
  • ¼ cup canola oil
  • ¼ cup plain low fat or fat free yogurt
  • 3 TB molasses
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Whisk together flour, pumpkin pie spice, ginger, baking soda, and salt in a large bowl. Combine brown sugar, squash puree, canola oil, yogurt, molasses, and egg in a separate bowl. Thoroughly mix together by hand or using an electric beater on medium for 1-2 minutes. Make a well in center of dry ingredients. Pour in liquid mixture and GENTLY fold to just combine. Batter will be lumpy!
  2. Evenly pour batter into 12 muffin cups (spayed well with cooking spray or lined with cupcake liners). Bake for 20-25 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in muffin comes out clean.
Nutrition Facts
Ginger Spice Muffins
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1341 Calories from Fat 504
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 56g 86%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 1958mg 82%
Potassium 1722mg 49%
Total Carbohydrates 213g 71%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 195g
Protein 5g 10%
Vitamin A 297.6%
Vitamin C 35.6%
Calcium 45.7%
Iron 32.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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