Happy Easter Muffins
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Serves: 16
 
Sweet and delicious muffins packed with carrots
Ingredients
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 mashed brown banana
  • ¼ cup apple sauce
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup whole wheat flour
  • 1¼ cups white sugar
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 large carrots, peeled and grated
  • 1 apple – peeled, grated
  • ¼ cup walnuts, chopped
  • ¼ cup flaked coconut (unsweetened, but if using sweetened reduce the amount of sugar in the recipe by a few tablespoons)
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375F. Spray your muffin tins with non stick cooking spray (or rub thoroughly with butter and vegetable oil).
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk and mash the eggs, banana, apple sauce, veg. oil, and vanilla. Set aside.
  3. In a larger bowl, whisk together the flours, sugar, cinnamon, baking powder and soda, and salt.
  4. Add your grated carrots, apple, coconut, and walnuts to the flour mixture and stir until coated.
  5. Combine the egg mixture with the flour mixture to form your batter.
  6. Scoop by a ¼ cup into prepared muffin pan.
  7. Bake for about 12-15 minutes or until the muffins bounce back when lightly pressed on top.
Recipe by Cake Student at http://www.cakestudent.com/happy-easter-muffins/