Gingerbread Muffins

Amount

  Measure

  Ingredient -- Preparation Method

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  ------------

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1/4

  cup

  dark brown sugar -- packed

1/2

  cup

  molasses

1/4

  cup

  unsweetened applesauce

4

  tablespoons

  unsalted butter -- melted

1

  whole

  egg

2

  cups

  all-purpose flour

1

  teaspoon

  baking powder

1

  teaspoon

  ground ginger

1

  teaspoon

  candied ginger root -- minced fine

1/4

  teaspoon

  salt

1/2

  teaspoon

  baking soda

1/2

 teaspoon

  ground cinnamon

1/4

  teaspoon

  ground allspice

1/4

  teaspoon

  ground cloves


Heat oven to 400F. Grease muffin tins or use paper baking cups.

In large bowl mix brown sugar, egg, applesauce, molasses, and butter together.

Add dry ingredients and mix until just moistened.

Divide batter between 12 cups.

Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in middle comes clean.

Remove to cooling rack.

Makes 12 servings


Per Serving:
174 Calories; 4g Fat (23.1% calories from fat); 3g Protein; 31g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 28mg Cholesterol; 151mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1 Grain (Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 0 Fruit; 1 Fat; 1 Other Carbohydrates.

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