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Healthy Apple Carrot Muffins

Soft inside and beautifully flavored, these Healthy Apple Carrot Muffins are perfect treat. These muffins are made with HEALTHY ingredients, super nutritious and loaded with superspice cinnamon. Wholegrain, refined sugar-free and just delicious, these muffins are great breakfast or afternoon snack. 

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword apple carrot muffins, carrot apple muffins, healthy carrot muffins
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 12 muffins
Calories 200 kcal
Author Natalie

Ingredients

Muffins

  • 1 1/2 cup whole grain flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoon Ceylon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil melted and cooled
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 big sweet apples grated
  • 1 big carrot grated
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk

Buttermilk

  • 1 cup milk cow's low-fat, or plant based
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 360F (180C). Line muffin tin.
  2. In a large bowl, mix all dry ingredients, flour, baking powder, soda, salt, and cinnamon.

  3. In a separate bowl whisk eggs, with syrup, vanilla, buttermilk and coconut oil.

  4. Fold the dry into wet ingredients and whisk together until completely combined. Stir in grated apples and carrot. 

  5. Fill muffin tin with the mixture. 

  6. Bake for 20 minutes.

  7. For buttermilk: Mix warm milk with apple cider vinegar in a cup. Set aside to curdle. Use it for making muffins and the rest you can refrigerate and use for baking.

Nutrition Facts
Healthy Apple Carrot Muffins
Amount Per Serving (1 muffin)
Calories 200 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 15%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 14mg 5%
Sodium 77mg 3%
Potassium 144mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 26g 9%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 12g
Protein 2g 4%
Vitamin A 18%
Vitamin C 2.1%
Calcium 3.6%
Iron 3.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.