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10 Cupcakes That Won't Put on the Pounds


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Pineapple
Pineapple is so naturally sweet that you don't need much sugar for these cupcakes.
Pineapple is so naturally sweet that you don't need much sugar for these cupcakes.
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Substituting fruit for the majority of the sugar -- and also using sugar substitute -- in a recipe is a great way to keep baked goods low in calories while still getting that sweet kick you crave. In this cake, crushed pineapple is used to add a nice tropical flavor, and there is no additional sugar in the batter. The only modification you need to make to this dessert is to bake it in muffin cups (regular or mini) rather than a cake pan. You can also omit the almonds if you want, but their crunch gives these cupcakes a nice texture.


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