Diabetic Muffin Recipes

These diabetic muffin recipes are some of my favourite. These muffins are great if you have a craving something small, quck and easy to pack and take with you on the road.

Give the recipes a try and tell me how you like them.

Apple Cinnamon Muffins

Diabetic Muffin Recipes #1


1-1/4 cup oat bran cereal; uncooked

1 cup whole wheat flour

2 tsp ground cinnamon

1 tsp baking powder

3/4 tsp baking soda

1/2 tsp salt

3/4 cup unsweetened applesauce

1 cup apple, peeled, cored, diced

1/2 cup honey

1/2 cup vegetable oil

1 egg

1 tsp pure vanilla extract


Preheat oven to 375.

Coat 12 medium-size cups with vegetables oil or line with paper baking cups.

In a medium bowl combine oat bran cereal, flour, cinnamon, baking powder, soda, and salt.

In large bowl combine applesauce, honey, oil, egg, and vanilla. Stir in dry ingredients; mix well. Stir in apple.

Fill prepared muffin cup almost full. Bake 15-20 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.

Nutritional Facts per serving

Calories: 160 ; 

Protein: 3 g ;

Fat: 7 g; 

Carbohydrates: 22 g 

Exchanges: 1 Starch/Bread;1 Fat;1/2 Fruit

Source: Diabetic Gourmet   

Diabetic Muffin Recipes - Blueberry Muffins

Diabetic Muffin Recipes #2



2 cups all purpose flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

3/4 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup light margarine, softened

1 cup Splenda Essentials No Calorie Sweetener with Fiber, Granulated

1/4 cup honey

2 large eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/2 cup 1% low-fat milk

1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries, thawed


Place oven rack in top 1/3 of oven.

Preheat oven to 400F. Line 12 muffin cups with paper liners. Lightly spray liners with nonstick cooking spray.

Sift together flour, baking powder and salt, set aside.

Beat margarine at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Gradually add Splenda Essentials Granulated Sweetener and honey, beating until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, beating until blended after each addition. Stir in vanilla. Alternately add flour mixture and milk, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Beat at low speed until blended after each addition. Fold in blueberries.

Spoon batter evenly into paper lined muffin cups. Bake 20 to 22 minutes or until golden. Remove from pan immediately and cool on wire rack.

Nutritional Facts per serving

Calories: 160

Calories from Fat: 45

Protein: 4 g

Sodium: 280 mg

Cholesterol: 35 mg

Fat: 5 g

Saturated Fat: 1 g

Dietary Fiber: 1 g

Sugars: 8 g

Carbohydrates: 26 g

Source: Splenda 

Banana Chocolate Chip Mini Muffins

Diabetic Muffin Recipes #3


2 cups all-purpose flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

3/4 cup light butter, softened

1/3 cup Splenda Sugar Blend

1/3 cup packed Splenda Brown Sugar Blend

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

3 medium ripe bananas, mashed

1 large egg

1 (12 ounce) package Nestle Toll House Semi-Sweet Chocolate Mini Morsels


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray 48 mini-muffin cups with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.

Combine flour, baking powder and salt in medium bowl; set aside.

Combine butter, Splenda Sugar Blend, Splenda Brown Sugar Blend and vanilla in large bowl; beat at medium speed with a mixer until creamy. Beat in bananas and egg. Gradually mix in flour mixture; stir in morsels. Spoon batter evenly into prepared pan, filling cups 2/3 full.

Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes in pans on wire rack. Remove muffins from pans to wire rack to cool completely.

Nutritional Facts per serving

Calories: 90

Calories from Fat: 35

Protein: 1 g

Sodium: 55 mg

Cholesterol: 10 mg

Fat: 3.5 g

Saturated Fat: 2 g

Dietary Fiber: 0 g

Sugars: 8 g

Carbohydrates: 13 g

Source: Splenda 

Corn Bread Applesauce Muffins

Diabetic Cookie Recipes #4



Vegetable oil spray

1/2 cup all-purpose flour

1/2 cup coarse yellow cornmeal

1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup fat-free milk

Egg substitute equivalent to 1 egg or 1 egg

2 tablespoons honey

2 tablespoons unsweetened applesauce


Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Lightly spray eight muffin cups with vegetable oil spray.

Combine flour, cornmeal, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl, stirring well.

Beat remaining ingredients in a small bowl.

Make a well in cornmeal mixture. Pour milk mixture into well, stirring just until moistened. Fill muffin cups two-thirds full with batter.

Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until a cake tester or toothpick inserted in center of muffins comes out clean.

Nutritional Facts per serving

Calories: 86

Protein: 3 g

Sodium: 189 mg

Cholesterol: 0 mg

Fat: 1 g

Dietary Fiber: 1 g

Carbohydrates: 18 g

Exchanges: 1 Bread/Starch

Source: The New American Heart Association Cookbook

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins

Diabetic Cookie Recipes #5

12 servings


1 cup canned pumpkin

1/2 cup vegetable oil

1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce

2 eggs, beaten

1 tablespoon molasses

1 cup all-purpose flour

3/4 cup whole wheat flour

1 cup Equal Spoonful or Granulated*

1 teaspoon baking powder

1 teapoon baking soda

3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon ground cloves

1/2 teaspoon salt

3/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

* May substitute 24 packets Equal sweetener


Lightly spray 12 muffin cups or line with paper-liners; set aside.

Combine pumpkin, oil, applesauce, eggs and molasses in a large bowl. Combine flours, Equal, baking powder and soda, cinnamon, cloves and salt in a separate bowl.

Gradually add dry ingredients to pumpkin mixture until all ingredients are just moistened. Stir in chocolate chips.

Spoon batter into muffin cups, filling 3/4 full. Bake in preheated 375 F oven 18 to 20 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Remove muffins from pan and cool on wire rack. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Nutritional Information (Per Serving)

Calories: 238

Protein: 3 g

Sodium: 256 mg

Cholesterol: 35 mg

Fat: 12 g

Carbohydrates: 30 g

Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 fat

Source: Equal

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