10 Cupcakes That Won't Put on the Pounds


Lemon Ricotta

If you have a hankering for cheesecake but don't want to kill your diet, lemon ricotta cupcakes could be your savior. They have cheesecake's creamy texture with just a fraction of the fat and calories, and these cupcakes are so light and delicious, you won't miss a heavy frosting on top. Here's how to adapt this recipe:

  • Replace the cream cheese with part skim ricotta cheese.
  • Swap one of the eggs with egg substitute.
  • Switch half the sugar for sugar substitute blend.