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Tasty Tuesdays: Healthier Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes

By December 13, 2011April 15th, 2018General Updates

Pumpkin Pie is always a favorite dessert during the holidays. How great would it be if you could enjoy your treat and not feel the pressure to work off so many excess calories? This recipe from Self.com provides you with this indulging opportunity at only 111 calories per cupcake. A nice bonus for party hosts is that since cupcakes are single servings, there is less mess to clean up!

Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes

from Self Magazine
(photo: Self.com)


Health Info: 111 calories per cupcake (without zest), 4.7 g fat (2 g saturated), 14.9 g carbs, 0.5 g fiber, 2.1 g protein

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1 egg white
  • 1/4 cup canned pumpkin puree
  • 2 tablespoons skim milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, divided
  • 8 mini muffin liners
  • 2 tablespoons lowfat cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 2 teaspoons trans-fat-free margarine
  • 2 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar
  • 2 tablespoons nonfat plain yogurt
  • Grated zest of 1 lemon (optional) 

PREPARATION

  1. Heat oven to 350
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