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A question about a recipe: Healthy Carrot Muffins

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I have a question about the recipe "Healthy Carrot Muffins" from Skinnyfatkid. What can I use in place of applesauce? Or can I just omit that?

asked by RizzaJenielle Go over 3 years ago
3 answers 970 views
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HalfPint

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added over 3 years ago

Might replace the applesauce with some oil or same amount of pineapple. If you omit the applesauce, you might get dry (er) dense muffins.

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AntoniaJames

AntoniaJames is a trusted source on Bread/Baking.

added over 3 years ago

I'd use the same amount, exactly, of melted butter or safflower oil. Applesauce is often used as a substitute for oil to reduce the fat and calories in baked goods. The substitution should work in the other direction. ;o)

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added over 3 years ago

Agreed. Definitely shouldn't just be skipped.