Apple Carrot Muffins

Apple Carrot Muffins

"These fruity muffins are moist, tender and taste almost like carrot cake. They freeze well, too."
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  1. In a bowl, combine the first six ingredients. In a small bowl, beat the egg, buttermilk and oil. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in apple, carrots and walnuts. Fill paper-lined muffin cups or cups coated with nonstick cooking spray three-fourths full.
  2. Bake at 400 degrees for 20-23 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack. Serve warm.

Footnotes

  • Nutritional Analysis: One muffin equals 199 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 18 mg cholesterol, 256 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1/2 fruit.
  • (C) 2002 Reiman Media Group, Inc.

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I changed these a little. I added 1t more cinnamon, 1t mixed spice, 1t nutmeg, replaced 1/2cup of plain flour with wholemeal flour, replaced 1/2 cup white sugar with brown sugar. I also used 1/2...

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I'm a high school senior, and my younger sister and I are always looking for quick breakfasts to eat on the way to school, so I tried these muffins. The recipe is just so-so, but I'm sure that ...

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I changed these a little. I added 1t more cinnamon, 1t mixed spice, 1t nutmeg, replaced 1/2cup of plain flour with wholemeal flour, replaced 1/2 cup white sugar with brown sugar. I also used 1/2...

yummy!! I made a few changes. I substituted applesauce for the oil to make it lower in fat. and I added nutmeg. You could also add splenda instead of sugar if you are diabetic. loose the wa...

My whole family loved these muffins. I thought they looked too healthy to be good but boy was I wrong. I freeze them in individual baggies and my kids love to take them to school for snack.

These muffins are amazing! I exchanged oatmeal with raisins for the raisin bran and 1 tsp powder and 1/2 tsp soda in place of all that soda. They turned out so light and fluffy - I eat them ever...

I prety much altered this recipe beyond recognition... 1tsp baking powder, 3/4 tsp soda, a full cup carrots, and instead of raisin bran cereal, I used a cup of quick-cooking oatmeal and 3/4 cup ...

My 4 year old helped me with this recipe. We made this in an 8x8 in baking pan rather than muffin tins (at the last minute I realized I didn't have them...only the miniature) but it turned out ...

I've been looking for a reasonably healthy snack muffin, and these are wonderful! Made a couple of tiny tweaks (to satisfy my mind that these are as healthy as can be). Reduced sugar to 1/2 cu...

Good muffin. I substituted whole wheat flour & used a little less sugar, more carrot and apple.

Because my husband is diabetic I used 3/4 Slenda and 1/4 sugar in the recipe and they still were very moist and delicious.

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