Carrot Apple Muffins

Eat these wholesome autumn muffins for breakfast or top them with cream cheese or vanilla frosting for a dessert treat.

Carrot Apple Muffins

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    muffins


Ingredients

  • cup whole wheat flour

  • ¼

    cup sugar

  • 1

    teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ½

    teaspoon non-aluminum baking powder

  • ½

    teaspoon baking soda

  • ¼

    teaspoon sea salt

  • 1

    cup grated carrots

  • ½

    cup unsweetened applesauce

  • 2

    large eggs, lightly beaten

  • ¼

    cup milk

  • ¼

    cup canola or safflower oil

  • 1

    teaspoon real vanilla extract

Directions

Preheat oven to 350°F. Butter and flour a 12-cup standard muffin tin or use muffin papers. Set aside. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda and salt. In a separate bowl, combine carrots, applesauce, eggs, milk, oil and vanilla. Add half the carrot mixture to the flour mixture, stir until blended then add the rest pf the carrot mixture. Spoon batter into muffin cups and bake about 20 minutes or until a toothpick in the center of a muffin comes out clean. Serve warm. Nutritional Info: Per Serving:Serving size: about 1 muffin, 150 calories (60 from fat), 7g total fat, 1g saturated fat, 45mg cholesterol, 170mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (2g dietary fiber, 7g sugar), 4g protein


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