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Delicous and Healthy Carrot Cake Muffins Recipe

These carrot cake muffins combine freshly grated carrot with mashed banana, low GI wholemeal flour and almond meal to create a filling, tasty treat.

Kids and adults will both love these carrot cake recipe, and they freeze really well.

If you don’t happen to have any spare bananas, a grated apple could also work really well.

Carrot Cake Muffins

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Carrot Cake Muffins
Carrot Cake Muffins
Course Snacks
Cuisine Muffins
Servings
muffins
Ingredients
  • 1.5 cups grated carrot
  • 1 cup wholemeal flour
  • 1 cup almond meal
  • 1 cup chopped dates
  • 1/2 cup walnuts coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup mashed banana
  • 1/4 cup olive oil coconut or macadamia are all suitable
  • Olive oil spray
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp chia seeds
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp all spice
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
Course Snacks
Cuisine Muffins
Servings
muffins
Ingredients
  • 1.5 cups grated carrot
  • 1 cup wholemeal flour
  • 1 cup almond meal
  • 1 cup chopped dates
  • 1/2 cup walnuts coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup mashed banana
  • 1/4 cup olive oil coconut or macadamia are all suitable
  • Olive oil spray
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp chia seeds
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp all spice
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
Carrot Cake Muffins
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 180C
  2. Place carrot, flour, almond meal, baking powder and walnuts in a large bowl
  3. In a seperate bowl or in your blender (if you don’t have a hand/stick blender) combine the remaining ingredients
  4. Blend until smooth
  5. Pour the blended ingredients into the mixing bowl and use a wooden spoon to fold through
  6. When batter has come together, set aside for 5 minutes to thicken
  7. Use the olive oil spray to grease a muffin tray, alternatively, use patty cases/muffin cases
  8. When cups are fully greased or patty cases in place, spoon the batter into the tray
  9. Place in the oven for 25-30min
  10. Muffins are cooked when an inserted skewer comes out clean.
Recipe Notes

Makes 12 muffins – Cal per serve – 170

If you love baking, be sure to check out our Guilt-Free Chocolate Treats and Baking Cookbook.

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