Morning Glory Muffins


  • 3/4 cup raisins optional
  • 2 cups white whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 Tsp baking soda
  • 2 Tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 Tsp ginger optional
  • 1/4 Tsp nutmeg optional
  • 1/4 Tsp salt
  • 2 cups grated carrots
  • 1 large apple, grated
  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut can be replaced with oats
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts
  • 1/3 cup sunflower seeds or wheat germ optional
  • 3 eggs
  • 2/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 Tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup orange juice, apple juice, apple cider or water


  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Grease a loaf pan or muffin tin or fill tin with muffin wrappers.
  • In a small bowl, cover raisins with hot water and let sit.
  • In a large bowl combine flour, sugar, baking soda, spices and salt.
  • Stir in the carrots, apple, coconut, nuts and sunflower seeds or wheat germ.
  • In a separate bowl whisk eggs, oil, vanilla and juice, cider or water until thoroughly combined. Add to the flour mixture.
  • Drain raisins and add them to the batter. Mix until evenly moistened.
  • Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake muffins for around 25 minutes and bread for around 30 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.
Keyword Apples, Carrots
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