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10 Cupcakes That Won't Put on the Pounds


Baking cupcakes that won't stay on your hips forever is all about replacing high-fat and calorie-laden ingredients with low-fat, low-cal alternatives. In this recipe, applesauce replaces much of the fat in a traditional cake batter. To lighten this baked good even more:

  • Use a brown sugar substitute blend in place of the brown sugar.
  • Replace the egg with egg substitute.
  • Omit the nuts and raisins.