Ricotta cheese doesn’t taste like a cheese in the traditional sense, it’s more creamy and smooth than tart. I will have to try that. I thought of using a little of soy milk, do you think that would work. I made these with truvia baking blend instead of sugar and got the calories down to 170!!! Hopefully these freeze well. This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. Must try soon, they'd make the perfect grab and go breakfast! I just don't know why they came out dry, and I want to make sure this doesn't happen again next time I make them… Any suggestions would be welcome. Sorry, just to clarify my previous question. 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These are fantastic!! It’s like you divided by 6 instead of 12. Easy and always a hit. Gina,I LOVE your site and use it often! There may not be an easier muffin recipe in the world than these flourless sunbutter muffins. Can't wait to taste the finished product! It's become my staple for muffins, love baking with it, especially when I'm trying to get the balance of "yummy enough my kids will eat" and "let's sneak some healthy in there". I just tried these muffins with fat free ricotta and they are delicious! 1 cup whole milk ricotta cheese I don’t see how many eggs listed. I may try that with the same yummy batter. Fold in chocolate chips and spoon into lined muffin tins about 3/4 filled. Although my batch didn't come out looking NEARLY as pretty as Gina's pictures depict, they are yummy! How should they be stored? Then add to the flour mixture and stir everything together. It is an amazing site. Natural vanilla extract, the egg whites you just want to beat until it's mixed well. Made these as mini muffins. I made these with blueberries tonight. Use cake flour and add an addition 3/4 tsp baking soda. I blogged them today. The Everyday Ketogenic Kitchen: Carolyn Ketchum’s New Cookbook! Did a Common Cholesterol Drug Reverse One Teen’s Type 1 Diabetes? These are amazing! Thank you, Gina! I made this recipe and logged all of the ingredients into CarbManager and am coming up with significantly different values. 1/4 tsp baking soda Stir in half of the flour mixture, followed by the ricotta cheese. I had some ricotta that was going to go bad soon so searched for recipes on your site and was thrilled to find this one. How much more baking soda should I use? When I entered the recipe in WW’s Recipe Builder, it said each muffin is worth 6 Smart Points. Let us know what you think of this post! for snarfing an ice cream sandwich. These are amazing! Next time I may trying making a cookie as a test out of the batter. I couldn't find self rising cake flour, just regular cake flour. Already love it. I made 12 muffins, with blueberries each one is …, 381 Calories 8g Net Carbs (15g Total) 7g Fibre 31g Fat 15g Protein. The paper towel will absorb the excess moisture. What a perfect way to start you morning if chocolate is your weakness. Sift five times. My family loved them and will make them again! These were so good, but an 8 point muffin just does not fit into my day . ASweetLife™ is a trademark of the Diabetes Media Foundation, All Rights Reserved. Could you omit the choc chips & use berries instead? I bet you could find lots of ideas on gluten free sites. I can’t figure out how Gina only came up with 5 points each. I have made them your way but with splenda and they are great! The only thing to keep in mind is that since the chocolate chips have been replaced they aren’t as sweet (if you’re trying to satisfy that sweet tooth). Total 2110 ÷ 12 = 175, pretty close to listed total. I also used 1 c fat free greek yogurt instead of the ricotta and the turned out great! Thanks for sharing! Sooooo good, Light,fluffy, chocolate-y goodness! can I substitute butter or margarine for the "I can't believe its not butter" or would that ruin the taste? The SmartPoints® calculator isn’t meant for recipes and will often give you the wrong points (usually higher) because it’s counting the fruits and vegetables. I just wanted to tell you how AMAZING these are!! I just made these and like some others, my batter was thick, more like cookie dough. C, yes, these would be wonderful with blueberries I bet! Yes, you can! Now I need to make those granola bars. They taste like a cross between a cookie and a cupcake! Thanks for sharing! Thanks for replying, Gina. This site uses cookies to help provide the best user experience. 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Mine were very dense, but I like them that way. They taste like heaven… even better warmed yup. There is no flour or flour substitute, you simply whisk the sunflower seed butter… Low Carb Chocolate Ricotta Pudding Sometimes it pays to play with your food. Then add the chocolate chips into the mixture. Thanks again for all your work, I cook from Skinny Taste 75% of the time. The texture was perfect! I was wondering if you have experimented using something other than granulated sugar (and not an artifical sweetner like splendda..etc) do you think honey would work or brown sugar..just something other than granulated sugar? They turned out to be 6 pts in my recipe builder though…. You could probably use half a cup of blueberries for the full recipe but I like that mine are overflowing with blueberries so I’ll probably add a full cup next time I make the full recipe. Thanks again! In a separate bowl, mix together the butter and sugar. Your email address will not be published. Ricotta Chocolate Chip Muffins. The possibilities are endless I suppose! These muffins sound wonderful! I'm making these right now… I hope they turn out okay, since I don't have a food scale… I used measuring cups to the best of my ability, however. Bake at 375° for 15-18 minutes and let cool. Beat egg whites in a small bowl and add to butter/sugar mixture. How Can We Explain the Alarming Rise of Type 1 Diabetes in Kids? Demystifying Breastfeeding for Women with Type 1 Diabetes, Talk About Diabulimia, But Don’t Teach It, ASweetLife is a Diabetes Media Foundation program. It's ground from soft white wheat and has a texture more similar to AP flour. I substituted cottage cheese for the ricotta and splenda for the sugar. I'm Kristy, twenty-seven, a coeliac, major bookworm and married to my very own Southern Gentleman. Made these last night and they came out great! We're giving away some Italian good luck! I stumbled upon your blog thru a google search for WW recipes and I'm bookmarking you immediately!!! Pour wet mixture into the dry ingredients, adding enough water/milk to combine if needed. Im going to try freezing a few. I used white whole wheat flour & halved the recipe, making 6 muffins. unsalted butter or 1/4 cup I Can't Believe It's Not Butter Light. I have made them twice this week. I try to use as much wheat flour as possible in my recipes I find that it gives it a much heartier texture. I'm thinking about making these using plain Greek yogurt instead of ricotta. The muffin was dense but it felt like an indulgent treat with the chocolate chips. It's like you just read my mind. Was thinking I might add some orange zest next time as I like that flavour combo. I made these muffins, left for a few hours and my 3 year old, the babysitter and my mother had devoured them and they were asking when I was going to make them again!!