Recipe by sal
"These delicately spiced muffins are lightly sweetened with honey."
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whole wheat flour
1 1/2 cups
These were not quite what I expected, but definitely tasty. I made a few revisions: I plumped the raisins in warm water before adding, added chopped pecans, and increased the cinnamon to a teaspoon. Next time, I'll increase the other spices as well, and try to use more applesauce and less oil. They are not too sweet, a lot of carrot texture, without a lot of muffin, cakelike texture. DEFINITELY spray the muffin tin or liners, the muffins tend to stick.
I made these for the kids at the school that I work at...although the were very hearty and healthy, the kids did not care for them (maybe because they WERE hearty and healthy)...
These muffins were great. I have been looking for a great tasting healthy breakfast muffin for a long time, and now my search is over! I did make a few adjustments - I doubled each spice ingredient (per other reviews) and I doubled the applesouce and halved the veggie oil. Not too sweet and the longer they sit (so the flavors can meld) the better they get!! Love this recipe. Thanks Sara.
Oh My Gosh! These muffins turned out so yummy - I just ate 3 in a row! I would highly recommend spraying the muffins tins/cups with oil as my muffins got stuck to the paper cups.
I really like these muffins! The only thing I did differently was add a little wheat germ on top of the muffins before they baked...just a little something extra. Very good flavor, very moist. They freeze well too - a plus, since I'm usually the only one to eat muffins in my house. Just take one out of the freezer and defrost in the microwave for a few seconds...presto! Instant breakfast! Thanks for the recipe!
I really like these because you can make them very healthy. I used only 1/4 c. raisins and added extra carrot. I made sure to squeeze the water out of the carrots too.
i found this while searching for something to use up carrots. GREAT RECIPE! the only thing i changed was adding more of the spices, along with cardamom, and i had to make sour milk bc i had no buttermilk. i was brave and tried a double recipe--excellent!!i thought they were very sweet. the mini muffins turned out perfect too.
These muffins are healthier than the ones I usually make, due to the whole wheat flour and honey, however....perhaps equal amounts of whole wheat and regular flour would make them a bit lighter. A nice muffin overall.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Dark Carrot Raisin Muffins
Serving Size: 1/12 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 12
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 54
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