Lemon Almond Ricotta Muffins with Almond Glaze
Lemon Almond Ricotta Muffins with Almond Glaze
  • prep: 10 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 30 min
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  • Ingredients

    • 1 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
    • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
    • 2 tsp baking powder
    • 1 tsp salt
    • 3/4 cup ricotta cheese (I used part-skim)
    • 2 eggs
    • 1 stick unsalted butter (equivalent to 8 tbsp or 1/2 cup), melted
    • 1/2 tsp almond extract
    • 3 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice (amount from two small lemons)
    • 1 3/4 tsp grated lemon rind (from two small lemons)
    • 1/3 cup sliced almonds
    • 1/2 cup plus 2 tbsp confectioners' sugar
    • 1 tbsp milk
    • 1/4 tsp almond extract

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 11
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 281 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 12 g 18.78%
    • Saturated Fat: 7 g 33.83%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 31 mg 10.32%
    • Sodium: 339 mg 14.12%
    • Calcium: 72 mg 7.22%
    • Potassium: 74 mg 2.12%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 6.29%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 39 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 3.66%
    • Sugar: 22 g
    • Protein: 5 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 6.72%
    • Vitamin C 1.23%
    • Vitamin D 0.6%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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