Healthy Orange Cupcakes

Healthy Orange Cupcakes is a quick 10 minute to prepare recipe. Main ingredients include: a boxed yellow cake mix, sugar-free orange marmalade and sugar-free whipped topping. It is a low fat, low calories, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (3 PointsPlus), (3 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes 24 cupcakes. Healthy Orange Cupcakes will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.healthy-orange cupcakes

Prep Time: 10 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 20-22 Minutes.


1 (2 layer size) box yellow cake mix
1/3 cup canola oil
1/2 cup water
3 large eggs
1 (12.75 oz) jar sugar-free orange marmalade, divided
1 (8 oz.) tub frozen sugar-free whipped topping, thawed


1. Preheat oven to 350° F. Line 24 muffin cups with paper cupcake liners.

2. Beat together the cake mix, oil, water, eggs and 3/4 cup orange marmalade in a large bowl with an electric mixer on medium speed for 2 minutes. Fill muffin cups 2/3 full of batter.

3. Bake 20 to 22 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely on wire rack.

4. Spread about 1/2 teaspoon remaining orange marmalade on top of each cupcake. Garnish each with dollop of whipped topping.

Yield: 24 cupcakes.
Serving Size: 1 per serving.

Weight Watchers (PointsPlus = 3), (3 SmartPoints)
Carb Choices: 1

Calories: 120, Total Fat: 5g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 26mg, Sodium: 164mg, Sugars: 5g, Carbohydrates: 19g, Fiber: 1g, Protein: 2g

Original recipe and image from: The T.J. Smucker Company.

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