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Carrot Muffins Recipe

Looking for an easy Carrot Muffins recipe? Learn how to make Carrot Muffins using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by mandrake4

Makes 12 servings



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Recipe Ingredients for Carrot Muffins

3/4 cup white flour
3/4 cup Wheat Flour, Whole-grain
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
3 teaspoons ground cinnamon
2 teaspoons ground ginger
2 teaspoons sugar
2 large egg whites
1/2 cup non fat yogurt
2 tbsp sunflower oil
8 oz pineapple
9 oz carrots, grated
1/4 cup cranberries
3/8 cup almonds, slivered and whirled for just a pulse or two in food processor

Recipe Directions for Carrot Muffins

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Oil (or use cooking spray) on muffin pan (12 cup small, 6 cup large) or line with muffin paper liners.

  2. Combine flours, baking soda, salt, baking powder, cinnamon, ginger and superfine sugar in mixing bowl and stir till blended.

  3. Whisk egg whites with yogurt and oil in separate bowl. Add pineapple chunks, carrots, raisins, and almonds and combine thoroughly but don't over stir. Add into the flour mixture and combine till just mixed together.

  4. Divide batter between muffin tin cups. Bake for about 25 minutes or until golden brown.

Categories

Fruits, Vegetables, Breads, Breakfast, Dessert, Snacks, American, Bake

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 80.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
126
Calories from Fat
37
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.1g
6%
Saturated Fat
0.4g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
185mg
8%
Potassium
187mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
19.6g
7%
Dietary Fiber
2.2g
9%
Sugars
4.5g
Protein
3.7g
Vitamin A 71% Vitamin C 18%
Calcium 6% Iron 6%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in manganese
  • High in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
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