Carrot & Apple Breakfast Muffins

Carrot & Apple Breakfast Muffins

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  • 12 to 16 muffins
  • Easy
  • Dairy free Health conscious
  • 30 minutes
  • 20 minutes


  • 2 large Eggs
  • 1/3 cup Raw Honey / Maple Syrup
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp Nutmeg
  • 2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 3/4 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 1/2 cup Carrots - grated (3 medium carrots)
  • 1/2 apple Apple - grated
  • 1 cup Instant Oats
  • 1 cup Whole Wheat Nutty Flour
  • 1 cup Bran Flakes
  • 1/3 cup Raisins or chopped dates (or cranberries or goji berries or a mixture)
  • 1/3 cup Nuts (coarsely chopped) - walnuts, pecans, almonds ... also pumpkin, sunflower and sesame seeds
  • Cooking Spray
  • 3/4 cup applesauce, unsweetened (use Purity baby food – 8-month 200ml bottle)

Cooking Instructions

Preheat oven to 180 degrees C

Spray non-stick muffin tin with cooking spray. Set aside.

Grate carrots and apple and set aside

In a large mixing bowl, add eggs, applesauce, honey, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking powder, baking soda, salt and whisk well to combine. Add bran, oats and whole wheat flour and gently mix until combined. Add carrots and apples and stir a few times. Stir in raisins, nuts and seeds.

Distribute batter evenly into muffin pan (do not overfill), batter should make 12 to 16 muffins. Bake at 180 degrees Celsius for 20 minutes or until a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean. Let muffins cool for a few minutes, remove from tin and transfer to a cooling rack to cool off completely.

Delicious served toasted with butter, peanut butter or Nutella (if you're not on diet)

Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 1 week or freeze for up to 6 months.

If muffins are too dry, add a little more grated apple next time. If they're too moist, add more instant oats.

Victoria Recipe by: Victoria
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    Alexis Schaffler
    April 18, 2018

    You mention apple sauce in the method but not in the ingredients?

    1. Victoria
      April 19, 2018

      ¾ cup (200 ml) applesauce, unsweetened (use Purity baby food – 8-month bottle)

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    Niki Hodson
    November 27, 2017

    In the directions it says to add nuts and seeds but there are no nuts and seeds listed in the ingredients list, thus no quantities given. Could you please clarify amounts of nuts and seeds?

    1. Victoria
      November 27, 2017

      Oh right – sorry! Same amount as the raisins / dates / dried fruit quantity – so 1/3 of a cup