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Wholesome Carrot Muffins

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 12 servings 1x

Description

These wholesome carrot muffins are made with healthier ingredients, perfectly moist and fluffy, and full of the best spiced carrot flavors!


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Ingredients

Muffin Ingredients:

  • 1 1/4 cups white whole wheat flour (or all-purpose flour)
  • 1 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp each ground nutmeg, ground ginger, salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup Wholesome Organic Honey
  • 1/4 cup avocado or olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract, homemade or store-bought
  • 1 1/2 cup grated carrot
  • optional 1/2 cup raisins

(Optional) Icing Ingredients:


Instructions

To Make The Muffins:

  1. Heat oven to 350°F.  Line 12 baking cups with paper liners, or mist with cooking spray.  Set aside.
  2. Combine flour, oats, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and salt together in a large mixing bowl.  Whisk until combined.  Set aside.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine the eggs, Greek yogurt, honey, oil, vanilla, carrots and raisins (if using).  Stir until combined.
  4. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients, and stir until just combined.  (Try not to overmix.)
  5. Portion the batter evenly between 12 baking cups.Bake for 18-20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the muffin comes out clean.  Transfer pan to a cooling rack, then drizzle with icing once the muffins reach room temperature.  Serve immediately.  Or let cool to room temperature, then store in a sealed container for up to 2 days, or freeze.

To Make The Icing:

  1. Whisk all ingredients together until combined.