Carrot Cake Muffins

Number of Servings: 12 (90g)
Active Time: 15 min.
Total Time: 30 min.
Carrot Cake Muffins

The key to these moist and delicious muffins is finding good apple butter. Be sure to choose one that has no added sugars: nothing but apples. These muffins are sweetened by the combination of apple butter and date paste for a depth of flavor you’ll adore.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups white whole wheat flour
  • 2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 2 cups shredded carrots
  • ½ cup raisins
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 cup apple butter
  • ¼ cup date paste
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • ¼ cup olive oil

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a muffin tin with paper cups.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, carrots, raisins, and walnuts.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine the apple butter, date paste, eggs, vanilla, and oil. Stir until smooth.
  4. Add the wet mixture to the flour mixture. Stir until thoroughly moistened.
  5. Spoon the mixture into the prepared muffin cups, filling them two-thirds of the way. Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

Nutrition Facts

12 servings per container

Serving Size 90g

Amount per serving
Calories 230
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 1.5g 8%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
Cholesterol 27mg 8%
Sodium 430mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 35g 13%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 16g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 15g
Protein 5g
Vitamin D 0.2mcg 0%
Calcium 33.2mg 2%
Iron 1.3mg 6%
Potassium 230mg 4%
Vitamin A 165.3mcg 20%
Vitamin C 1.4mg 2%
Vitamin E 1mg 6%
Vitamin K 6.1mcg 6%
Thiamin 0.1mg 8%
Riboflavin 0.1mg 8%
Niacin 2.3mg 15%
Vitamin B6 0.2mg 10%
Folate 21.1mcg 5%
Vitamin B12 0.1mcg 4%
Biotin 3.5mcg 10%
Chloride 21.4mg 0%
Pantothenate 0.3mg 0%
Phosphorus 117.2mg 10%
Iodine 4.3mcg 2%
Magnesium 41.2mg 10%
Zinc 0.8mg 10%
Selenium 15mcg 25%
Copper 0.2mg 20%
Manganese 1.1mg 50%
Chromium 0.1mcg 0%
Molybdenum 3.6mcg 8%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Apple Butter (apples, Cider And Spices), Whole Wheat Flour, Carrots, Eggs, Raisins, Walnuts, Date Paste (dates), Olive Oil, Baking Soda, Salt, Vanilla Extract, Ground Cinnamon, Nutmeg.

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