Not just for breakfast, granola adds a nice crunch to the top of these chocolate cupcakes.

Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


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20 mins
45 mins


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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Line 18 muffin cups with paper bake cups; set aside.

  • Beat cream cheese in a small bowl with an electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Add 1/3 cup sugar and egg product. Beat on medium speed for 1 minute or until smooth. Stir in chocolate pieces; set aside.

  • In a large bowl, combine the remaining 1 cup sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Add water, oil, vinegar and vanilla. Beat with an electric mixer on medium speed for 2 minutes, scraping sides of bowl occasionally.

  • Spoon batter into the prepared muffin cups, filling each half full. Spoon about 1 tablespoon of the cream cheese mixture over each. Sprinkle with granola. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until tops spring back when lightly touched. Cool cupcakes in pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Remove cupcakes from pan; cool thoroughly on wire rack.

Nutrition Facts

1 cupcake
162 calories; protein 2.9g; carbohydrates 26.8g; dietary fiber 0.6g; sugars 16.5g; fat 5.2g; saturated fat 1.1g; cholesterol 1mg; vitamin a iu 52.8IU; vitamin c 0.1mg; folate 23.4mcg; calcium 52mg; iron 0.9mg; magnesium 6.1mg; potassium 36.4mg; sodium 68.8mg.

1 fat, 1 other carbohydrate, 1 starch