1 large apple
1 1/2 cups wheat flour
1/4 cup oatmeal
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup plain yogurt
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup vegetable oil
2 tablespoons honey 2 eggs
1 cup grated cheddar cheese
For the Frosting
8 oz Neufchatel Cheese (lowfat cream cheese)
2 tablespoons plain yogurt
2 tablespoons honey
2-3 tablespoons flour
Preheat oven to 400 ° F (200 ° C). Grease muffin tins.
Core, slice and mince the apple (use a food processor if you have
one). Set aside. In a large bowl, mix together flour, oatmeal, baking
powder, and baking soda. In a medium bowl, blend together the yogurt,
water, oil, honey, and eggs, then stir in the apple and cheese.
Add to the flour mixture and stir until mixed.
Spoon into the muffin tins, filling each cup about three-quarters
full. Bake for about 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in
the center of a muffin comes out clean. Let rest in the muffin tins
for a few minutes, then remove and set aside to cool.
For the frosting, combine the Neufchatel cheese (at room temperature),
honey, and yogurt until smooth. Add enough flour to thicken the
frosting to a good spreading consistency. Frost the pupcakes and you're ready
for a doggone good party!
Makes 16-18 pupcakes. If you prefer a single-layer cake, spoon
the batter into a sheet pan and bake for an extra 15-20 minutes
(or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out
clean). Let the cake cool, then frost and decorate.