Apple Streusel Muffins

3 cups cake flour minus 1 tablespoon
2 cups sugar
1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
1 teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon salt
½ cup silken soft tofu 
1 cup canned pumpkin
½ cup soybean oil (vegetable oil)
2 cups coarsely chopped apple

Streusel Topping:
2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon cake flour
¼ cup sugar
½ teaspoon cinnamon
4 teaspoons margarine

In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, pumpkin pie spice, baking soda and salt.  Set aside.

In a medium bowl, combine tofu, pumpkin and oil.  Add liquid ingredients to dry ingredients; stir just until moistened.  Sir in chopped apple.  Spoon batter into greased or paper-lined muffin cups filling ¾ full.  Blend all Streusel Topping ingredients until well blended and crumbly.  Sprinkle topping on top of batter.   Bake at 350 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.

Per muffin:  calories 232, 7 g fat (1 g sat fat), 0 mg cholesterol, 130 mg sodium, 42 g carbohydrate, 2 g protein (0.2 g soy protein), 1 g dietary fiber

*Adapted from first place entry Sonja Metzer, South Dakota Nutrition and Food Science and Hospitality Department