Carrot Raisin Muffins Recipe

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


Submitted by hushy

Makes 18 servings



adapted from martha Shulman's recipe in NYT slightly different proportions http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/01/health/nutrition/01recipehealth.html?ref=recipesforhealth

Recipe Ingredients for Carrot raisin muffins

2 1/2 cups whole-wheat pastry flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 eggs
2/3 cup raw brown sugar
1/3 cup canola oil
1 1/3 cups buttermilk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Recipe Directions for Carrot raisin muffins

  1. . Preheat the oven to 375 degrees with the rack in the upper third of the space. Oil or butter muffin tins.

  2. 2. Sift together the whole-wheat pastry flour, baking powder, baking soda, spices and salt.

  3. 3. In a separate bowl, beat together the eggs, sugar, oil, buttermilk and vanilla. Using a whisk or a spatula, stir in the dry ingredients and mix until well combined. Do not beat; a few lumps are fine, but make sure there is no flour at the bottom of the bowl. Fold in the raisins or pecans and the carrots.

  4. 4. Spoon into muffin cups, filling them to just below the top (about 4/5 full). Place in the oven, and bake 25 minutes until lightly browned and well risen.

  5. Yield: Twelve muffins, depending on the size of the muffin tins.

Categories

Breakfast

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 52.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
134
Calories from Fat
45
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.0g
8%
Saturated Fat
0.6g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
21mg
7%
Sodium
165mg
7%
Potassium
101mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
19.6g
7%
Dietary Fiber
2.4g
10%
Sugars
6.5g
Protein
3.5g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 6% Iron 1%
* 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
D+
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
  • Contains alcohol
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