Subtly spiced with cinnamon, ginger, and cloves, each Apple-Spice Cupcake is chock-full of chopped apple.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

25 mins
41 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line twelve 2-1/2-inch muffin cups with paper liners, or coat muffin cups with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.

  • In a large bowl, stir together all-purpose flour, white whole wheat flour, flaxseed meal, baking powder, 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon, baking soda, ginger, salt, and cloves. In a medium bowl, combine egg, yogurt, brown sugar, applesauce, oil, and molasses. Add egg mixture to flour mixture; stir just until combined. Fold in apple. Fill muffin cups 2/3 full with batter.

  • Bake 16 to 18 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean. Cool in cups on a wire rack 5 minutes. Remove from cups; cool completely on a wire rack.

  • Top each cupcake with whipped topping and sprinkle with additional cinnamon. Makes 12 cupcakes.


Tip: If using a sugar substitute, choose from Sweet'N Low Brown or Sugar Twin® Granulated Brown. Follow package directions to use product amount equivalent to 1/3 cup brown sugar.

Nutrition Per Serving with Sugar Substitute: Same as below, except 127 calories, 17 g carb., 138 mg sodium.

Nutrition Facts

150 calories; protein 3.3g 7% DV; carbohydrates 23g 7% DV; exchange other carbs 1.5; dietary fiber 1.9g 8% DV; sugars 11g; fat 5.4g 8% DV; saturated fat 1g 5% DV; cholesterol 18.5mg 6% DV; vitamin a iu 40.6IU 1% DV; vitamin c 1.1mg 2% DV; folate 27.1mcg 7% DV; calcium 51.1mg 5% DV; iron 0.9mg 5% DV; magnesium 10.7mg 4% DV; potassium 113.7mg 3% DV; sodium 139.5mg 6% DV.