Sweet Cheat

Banana Muffins

 

One of the questions I often get is if Sweet Cheat Spoonable Monk Fruit can be used for baking. The short answer is “Yes…but”.  Sugar is a tricksy thing to replace. Chemically it does a lot for baking (think inhibiting gluten formation, retaining moisture, adding bulk…the list goes on). 

 

The good news is that with the right recipe you can still use Sweet Cheat Spoonable Monk Fruit to get a tender delicious muffin with no added sugar. This is just such a recipe. It’s easy enough to whip up on a Saturday morning, or before the kids come home from school. The best part is, that it has 0g of added sugar, but you'd never know by the taste. I think it’s perfect!

 

 

Serves

12

Prep & Cook Time

30 minutes

How To Prepare

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp Sweet Cheat Spoonable Monk Fruit
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour*
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1/3 cup butter*, melted
  • 1/3 cup milk*
  • 1 egg*
  • 2 tsp vanilla

*muffins can be made gluten-free, dairy-free, or egg-free. Use 1:1 gluten free flour, non-dairy milk, melted coconut oil, and egg replacer.

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Prepare a muffin tin with liners or non-stick spray.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, mix Sweet Cheat Spoonable Monk Fruit, flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt, then set aside.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix the mashed bananas, melted butter, milk, egg and vanilla. Add wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix until just incorporated. Don’t overmix.
  4. Scoop batter into prepared muffin tin. Bake for 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the centre of muffins comes out clean.

 

Nutrition FACTS

Per Muffin

Calories 130


Fat 5.4g / 7%
Saturated Fat 3.3g / 17%
Cholesterol 14mg
Sodium 172mg / 7%
Carbohydrates 19.2g / 7%
Fibre 3.2g / 11%
Sugar 2.7g
Protein 2.4g

 




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