Morning Glory Muffins
Chock full of nutritious goodies, such as apple, coconut,cranberries,carrots and pepitas (hulled pumpkin seeds), these muffins make a fabulous start to the day or a delicious wrap and go snack.
- 1 1/2 cups flour
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1 egg
- 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
- 1/3 cup plain yogurt
- 3 tbsp vegetable oil
- 1 cup grated carrots
- 1/2 cup grated peeled apples
- 1/4 cup dried cranberries or raisins
- 1/4 cup each pepitas and shredded coconut
Grease or line 6 muffin cups with paper liners.
In a large bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda and salt. In a separate bowl, whisk together egg, sugar, yogurt and oil until smooth; pour over dry ingredients. Sprinkle with carrots, apple, cranberries, pepitas and coconut; mix just until dry ingredients are moistened to form a thick batter.
Spoon into prepared muffin cups; bake in 350 F oven until tops are firm to the touch, about 25 minutes. Let cool in pan on rack for 5 minutes. Transfer to rack and let cool completely.