Low-Fat Pistachio Muffins

Serves: 14 muffins



  • 4 egg whites
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tbsp unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 tsp almond extract
  • 4 drops green food coloring
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 package (3.4 oz.) instant pistachio pudding mix
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp powdered sugar for topping.


  1. Preheat the oven to 350*F. Coat a muffin tin with nonstick spray, line wiht muffin papers, and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl combine the egg whites, buttermilk, applesauce, almond extract, and food coloring and mix until smooth. Stir in the sugar and blend well. Mix in the flour, pudding mix, baking powder, and salt and beat until smooth.
  3. Fill the muffin papers 3/4 full. Bake for 35 to 45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into a muffin comes out clean.
  4. Cool for 5 minutes and remove from pan. Sprinkle powdered sugar on top of each muffin before serving.

1 muffin= 204 calories, 0.5 g of fat

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