Later today we are posting an exclusive interview with Sophie and Katherine of Georgetown Cupcakes and the show DC Cupcakes. So we thought it appropriate to share a cupcake recipe today. I think you're going to love this low-calorie applesauce cupcake.

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Delicious Low-Calorie Applesauce Cupcakes

While these glorious treats can pack on the pounds, they don't have to. Here's our favorite low-calorie cupcake recipe.

Applesauce Cupcakes Ingredients

* 1/2 cup margarine
* 1 egg
* 1/4 cup sugar
* 1 1/2 cup sifted flour
* 1 tsp baking soda
* 1/4 tsp salt
* 1 tsp cinnamon
* 1 1/2 tsp nutmeg
* 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
* 1 tsp vanilla
* 1/4 cup chopped walnuts

Low-Calorie Applesauce Cupcakes Directions

  1. Preheat your oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit (190.5 degrees Celsius)
  2. Blend the margarine with the beaten egg and sugar.
  3. Sift in all of your other dry ingredients. 
  4. Add the applesauce, vanilla and nuts, and mix well.
  5. Spoon the yummy mix into a cupcake pan that you've sprayed with some vegetable oil to prevent sticking. 
  6. Bake 15 minutes

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After about 15 to 20 minutes, your cupcakes are out of the oven and ready to enjoy, no guilt allowed.

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