Apricot Almond Muffins Recipe

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Apricot Almond Muffins
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  1. Heat oven to 400F. Grease bottoms of 12 muffin cups or line with baking cups. In small bowl, stir together apricots, water and lemon juice; let stand 10 minutes.
  2. In large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Make well in center. In medium bowl, whisk butter and egg until wellblended; whisk in yogurt until combined. Whisk in preserves and 3/4 teaspoon almond extract. Pour mixture into well in center of flour mixture; stir until partially mixed. Add apricots; stir until just blended.
  3. Divide evenly among muffin cups; sprinkle with sliced almonds. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown and toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack 10 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, in another small bowl, stir together all glaze ingredients. Drizzle over muffins; remove from pan. Serve warm or at room temperature.
  5. Muffins
  6. PER MUFFIN: 245 calories, 8.5 g total fat (4 g saturated fat), 4 g protein, 38 g carbohydrate, 35 mg cholesterol, 160 mg sodium, 1.5 g fiber
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 213.3 Kcal (893 kJ)
Calories from fat 111.51 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12.39g 19%
Cholesterol 28.91mg 10%
Sodium 181.92mg 8%
Potassium 339.05mg 7%
Total Carbs 24.52g 8%
Sugars 19.02g 76%
Dietary Fiber 1.18g 5%
Protein 2.72g 5%
Vitamin C 0.6mg 1%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 2%
Iron 0.5mg 3%
Calcium 46mg 5%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 403.67 Kcal (1690 kJ)
Calories from fat 211.04 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23.45g 19%
Cholesterol 54.72mg 10%
Sodium 344.29mg 8%
Potassium 641.66mg 7%
Total Carbs 46.4g 8%
Sugars 36g 76%
Dietary Fiber 2.24g 5%
Protein 5.15g 5%
Vitamin C 1.1mg 1%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 2%
Iron 1mg 3%
Calcium 87.1mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 5.1
  • 6

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

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