Showing posts with label Low Calorie Muffins. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Low Calorie Muffins. Show all posts

14 February 2013

Low Calorie Muffins

Happy Valentine's Day!!!
As the valentine's day approaches , all around you see food turn to heart shapes, red, sweet and sassy. It looks lovely. This year lets skip the high calorie food and go for something healthy. What better way to say 'I love you' than with some healthy food at home. :)

I have another reason to celebrate. My blog reached a new milestone 500 likes on Facebook. Yayyy!!! Thanks to all my dear readers...

Recipe Adapted from here

All Purpose Flour - 1 cup minus 2 tbsp
Baking Powder - 1 tsp
Baking Soda - 3/4 tsp
Salt - 1/4 tsp
Sugar - 100 g
Cocoa Powder - 50 g
Hot Water - 125 ml
Finely Grated Carrots - 1/2 cup
Coconut Oil - 2 tbsp
Egg - 1
Low Fat Yogurt - 1/2 cup

Preheat oven to 180 degrees C (350 degree F).
Put the finely grated carrots in a mesh strainer or lemon squeezer and squeeze out the liquid.
Place it in a medium size bowl.
To the bowl add the oil, egg, yogurt and mix.
Pass the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cocoa through a sieve and add to the mixture.
Add in the sugar. Mix till just combined.
Pour in the hot water and mix. Do not over mix.
Scoop the batter into muffin cups and bake for 20 - 25 minutes or until an skewer inserted into the muffins comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.
You can top it with some chocolate cream cheese icing. (optional)