Dark Carrot Raisin Muffins

Dark Carrot Raisin Muffins

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"These delicately spiced muffins are lightly sweetened with honey."


30 m servings 217 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 217 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 6.1 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 38g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 5.3 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 32 mg
  • 11%
  • Sodium:
  • 159 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Grease 12 muffin cups or line with paper muffin liners.
  2. Stir together whole wheat flour, all-purpose flour, salt, baking powder, nutmeg, cloves and cinnamon. In a separate bowl, stir together eggs, buttermilk, oil, applesauce and honey. Stir egg mixture into flour just until combined. Fold in carrots and raisins. Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups.
  3. Bake in preheat oven for 18 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean.
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  1. 28 Ratings


These were not quite what I expected, but definitely tasty. I made a few revisions: I plumped the raisins in warm water before adding, added chopped pecans, and increased the cinnamon to a teas...

These muffins were great. I have been looking for a great tasting healthy breakfast muffin for a long time, and now my search is over! I did make a few adjustments - I doubled each spice ingred...

I made these for the kids at the school that I work at...although the were very hearty and healthy, the kids did not care for them (maybe because they WERE hearty and healthy)...

Oh My Gosh! These muffins turned out so yummy - I just ate 3 in a row! I would highly recommend spraying the muffins tins/cups with oil as my muffins got stuck to the paper cups.

I really like these muffins! The only thing I did differently was add a little wheat germ on top of the muffins before they baked...just a little something extra. Very good flavor, very moist. T...

I really like these because you can make them very healthy. I used only 1/4 c. raisins and added extra carrot. I made sure to squeeze the water out of the carrots too.

i found this while searching for something to use up carrots. GREAT RECIPE! the only thing i changed was adding more of the spices, along with cardamom, and i had to make sour milk bc i had no b...

These muffins are healthier than the ones I usually make, due to the whole wheat flour and honey, however....perhaps equal amounts of whole wheat and regular flour would make them a bit lighter....

These were ok. They are kinda bland by themselves but we enjoyed them with cream cheese. Probably won't be making them again.