Apple Muffins

1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons diabetic sweetener
2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1 egg, slightly beaten
2/3 cup nonfat milk
1/4 cup shortening
1 cup minced apples

Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Put muffin liners into muffin pan.

Sift flour, diabetic sweetener, baking powder, salt and spices into mixing bowl.

Combine egg, milk and shortening, add to dry ingredients. Blend until flour is moist. The batter should be lumpy. Do not overmix. Fold in minced apples. Fill muffin cups. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes.

Diabetic exchange: equals 1 piece of bread