Morning Glory Muffin Recipe

I love having fresh muffins on hand for a quick snack but it is often hard to find muffin recipes that are both healthy and simple to make. Loaded with fresh apples and grated carrots, this recipe is a staple in our household, and keeps us fuelled through many hectic weeks.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole-wheat flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened apple sauce
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups chopped apples (unpeeled)
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 2/3 cup grated carrots
  • 2 tablespoons chopped pecans

Directions

First things first, pour a nice glass of wine for the cook. You’ll need your whits about you, so quality over quantity!

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 F and line muffin pan with paper liners.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the flours, sugar, baking soda, and cinnamon. Whisk to blend.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine the eggs, oil, apple sauce, and vanilla.
  1. Add liquid mixture to flour mixture and blend until just moistened but still slightly lumpy.
  2. Spoon the batter into muffin cups, filling each cup about 2/3 full, and sprinkle with pecans.
  3. Bake until springy to touch, about 25 minutes.
    • Tip: fill a small oven proof bowl with water and place in the oven with muffins. The evaporated water will adds moistness.
  4. Transfer to a wire rack and let cool.

Last but not least, settle in with a freshly cooled muffin and celebratory glass of wine, and enjoy the fruits of your labour.

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