Need a nutritious goodie to munch on? This is one fabulous sugar free muffin! Loaded with those gorgeous berries and fluffy-light, they are perfect with some melted butter and a cup of coffee.
1/4 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup Whey Low Granular
1 whole egg
1 egg white
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon almond extract
1/2 cup ricotta cheese
3/4 cup flour
1/2 cup almond flour/meal
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries
Whey low granular OR Splenda granular to sprinkle
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 12 regular muffin cups and set aside.
In a large bowl cream the butter and sugar sub. Beat in whole egg, egg white, vanilla extract, almond extract, and ricotta cheese. In a small bowl mix the flour, almond flour, salt, and baking powder. Stir into the ricotta mixture just until moistened. Fold in 1 1/4 cup berries.
Fill muffin cups with batter. Press the remaining berries on the top of the batter and sprinkle with Splenda. Bake for 18-20 minutes or until golden on the edges and a tester comes out with moist crumbs. Makes 12 regular-sized muffins.
Per muffin: 151 Cal; 5 g Protein; 8 g Tot Fat; 11 g Carb; 3 g Sugar; 124 mg Sodium