Morning glory muffins

20

PREP TIME

15 min

TOTAL TIME

45 min

Makes

12 muffins

Morning glory muffins

Photo: Erik Putz

Rise and shine!


Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 apple , peeled and coarsely grated (1 cup)
  • 1 carrot , coarsely grated (1 cup)
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup sultana raisins

Instructions

  • Position rack in centre of oven, then preheat to 375F. Line a 12-cup muffin pan with paper liners.
  • Whisk flour with baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt in a large bowl. Set aside. Whisk eggs in a medium bowl, then whisk in oil, buttermilk, sugars and vanilla. Stir egg mixture into flour mixture.
  • Stir in apple, carrot, coconut and raisins. Do not overmix. Scoop into lined muffin cups. Bake until a skewer inserted into centre of a muffin comes out clean, 18 to 20 min. Muffins can be kept in an airtight container for up to 3 days.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 267,
  • Protein
  • 4 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 35 g,
  • Fat
  • 13 g,
  • Fibre
  • 2 g,
  • Sodium
  • 170 mg.
  • Good source of
  • vitamin a

Originally published in the Today’s Parent January/February 2020 issue. Photo by Erik Putz.