Choco-Lowfat Muffins Recipe
1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup hershey's cocoa or hershey's europe, an style cocoa
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
2/3 cup vanilla lowfat yogurt
2/3 cup skim milk
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1 powdered sugar (opt)
Heat oven to 400'F. Line muffin cups (2 1/2" in diameter) with paper
bake cups. In medium bowl, stir together flour, granulated sugar,
cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt; stir in yogurt, milk and
vanilla just until combined. Do not beat Fill muffin cups 2/3 full
with batter. Bake 15-20 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in
center comes out clean. Cool slightly in pan on wire rack. Remove
from pans. Sprinkle powdered sugar over tops of muffins, if desired.
Serve warm. Store, covered, at room temperature or freeze in airtight
container for longer storage.
NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER MUFFIN: 100 calories; 2 grams protein; 22
grams carbohydrates; 1 gram fat; 0 milligrams cholesterol; 200
milligrams sodium; 45 milligrams calcium.
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