Morning Glory Muffins Recipe

Morning Glory Muffin Recipe

Morning Glory Muffins

Morning Glory Muffins are a healthy and nutritious way to start the day.  Packed with healthy ingredients including carrots, raisins, walnuts and apple, morning glory muffins will be one of your favorite morning foods.

Morning Glory Muffin Recipe

Make a batch of these muffins and if you can’t eat them all, they store well in the freezer for 1-2 months.

Ingredients for Morning Glory Muffins

Wet Ingredients

  • 3 eggs
  • ¾ c peanut or coconut oil (apple sauce can be substituted for a low fat alternative)
  • 2 tsp vanilla

Dry Ingredients

  • 2 c. all purpose flour
  • 1 ¼ c white sugar
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp salt

Fruit and nut mixture

  • 2 c grated carrot
  • ½ c raisins – golden raisins are delicious
  • ½ c shredded coconut
  • 1 c apple

Other ingredients that can be added that may make the morning glory muffins even healthier:

  • 3 Tbs flaxseed (great to sprinkle on top)
  • ¼ c quick cook oats (great to sprinkle on top)
  • 1 Tbs wheat bran
  • ½ c chopped pitted dates
  • ½ c chopped pineapple

Directions for Morning Glory Muffins

Wet Ingredients

Beat 3 eggs, oil (or apple sauce) and vanilla in a bowl and mix well.

Dry Ingredients

In a separate bowl combine flour, sugar, baking soda, cinnamon and salt and mix well

Fruit and Nut Mixture

Combine grated carrot, raisins, walnuts, coconut and shredded apple in a large bowl.

Add the dry ingredients to the fruit and nut mixture and toss well so the fruit and nuts are well coated. This helps keep the nuts from sinking to the bottom

Add the wet ingredients and mix.

Morning Glory Muffin Recipe

Spoon into muffin cups, filling to the top

Bake at 350 degrees for ~20 minutes or until muffins spring back when touched lightly in center.

Remove muffins from pans immediately.

morning glory muffin recipe

Cool on a wire rack and store in an air tight container.

Makes about 14 large muffins.

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