The Pioneer Woman Tasty Kitchen
Profile Photo

Whole Grain Carrot Coconut Morning Glory Muffins

5.00 Mitt(s) 1 Rating(s)1 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 5

Prep:

Cook:

Level: Easy

System:

12
x

Print Options

Page size Letter 3x5 4x6
Text Size Small Medium Large
Content Include description
Include prep time, etc.
Show image

Description

Healthy Morning Glory Muffins packed with carrots, walnuts, raisins, and coconut. No butter used!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Whole Wheat Pastry Flour
  • 1 cup All-purpose Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoons Ginger
  • 1 pinch Nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoons Salt
  • ½ cups Brown Sugar
  • 2 teaspoons Vanilla Extract
  • 2 Tablespoons Olive, Coconut Or Canola Oil
  • 1  Egg
  • 2  Egg Whites
  • ⅓ cups Unsweetened Almond Milk
  • 2-½ cups Shredded Carrots
  • ½ cups Unsweetened Applesauce
  • ½ cups Raisins
  • ¼ cups Chopped Walnuts
  • ¼ cups Shredded Unsweetened Coconut

Preparation

Preheat oven to 350ºF. Line a 12-cup muffin pan with liners and spray the inside of the liners with cooking spray.

In a medium bowl, sift together flours, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and salt; set aside.

Beat brown sugar, vanilla, oil, egg, and egg whites together until creamy. Add in almond milk and beat again. With a wooden spoon fold in carrots, applesauce, raisins. Mix in flour mixture until just combined— do not over mix! Fold in the walnuts and the coconut flakes.

Spoon batter into the liners and bake for 23-28 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Oven temperatures vary so you may find you need more or less time depending on the flours you use.

Cool completely on a wire rack. Serve muffins with low-fat or whipped cream cheese, or create your own low calorie frosting by mixing a few tablespoons of powdered sugar and milk.

One Comment

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Profile photo of Jessica @ FabFitMommy.com

Jessica @ FabFitMommy.com on 4.23.2013

These look amazing! I will be trying them this weekend :)

One Review

You must be logged in to post a review.

Profile photo of Anne

Anne on 4.27.2013

Great texture and the right amount of sweetness…even without the frosting!

Related Recipes

Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Muffins
Profile Photo by Becca Davis in Breads
Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Muffins help satisfy a sweet tooth without...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 24 Level: Easy


Marbled Chocolate Orange Bread
Profile Photo by Stacey @ Bake.Eat.Repeat. in Breads
This marbled chocolate orange bread is an easy quick bread that...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 10 Level: Easy


Homemade Biscuits
Profile Photo by Dax Phillips in Breads
Simple ingredients yield an easy recipe and delicious biscuits that are...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 5 Level: Easy


Lemon Blueberry Muffins
Profile Photo by Leigh Suznovich of Jeanie and Lulu's Kitchen in Breads
These lemon blueberry muffins are so fresh tasting and airy for...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 24 Level: Easy


Chocolate Strawberry Croissants
Profile Photo by Shelby- Go Eat and Repeat in Breads
Who doesn't need one more way to enjoy chocolate covered strawberries?...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 8 Level: Easy