Cinnamon Walnut Muffin Jubilee Low-Carb Recipes
Note: This is a tasty, high-protein, anytime snack that will stick with you. The muffins are fiber-rich (2.5 grams per muffin). These large (2.5 ounces) muffins each have 5.5 grams of carb.
Serving size, one muffin. Carbs per serving,: 5.8 grams of carb. Number of servings 12.
12 ounces cream cheese, soft
15 packets Splenda sugar substitute
2 Teasps vanilla
1 ½ cups whole almond meal
1 cup unprocessed wheat bran
1 Teasp baking powder
2 Teasps ground cinnamon
1 cup chopped walnuts
Preheat oven to 325ºF. Lightly grease a 12-cup muffin pan (heavy-gauge metal is best). You can also use muffin liners.
Put cream cheese and two eggs in the bowl of an electric mixer. Beat with a flat beater until smooth and fluffy. Add the other eggs, one at a time, beating briefly after each. On slow speed, stir in the rest of the ingredients except the walnuts. When mixture is well blended, stir in the walnuts.
Fill the muffin pans almost to the top. (The muffins will rise only slightly.) Bake muffins for about 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown. These muffins freeze well. Thaw at room temperature.