These muffins are a much less sugary version of the classic carrot cake or muffin! They got fruit, nuts and carrots in, and a blend of flours making them actually quite good for you!
Ingredients (makes 12):
125g plain flour
125g wholemeal flour
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp cinnamon
50ml light olive oil
50g brown sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 carrots grated
1 apple grated
75g raisins or sultanas (or a mix!)
50g walnuts or pecans, chopped
Oats or chopped nuts for toppings (optional)
Pre heat over to 200 degrees (180 fan).
Line 12 muffin trays / tins with paper cases
Mix the flours in a bowl with baking powder and cinnamon.
In another bowl, mix the oil, sugar, egg, vanilla essence and milk.
Stir in the carrot, apple, raisins / sultanas and walnuts, then add to the flour mixture.
Stir until combined.
Split up the mixture between the cases and then sprinkle with oats and extra nuts if using.
Bake for approx 20 mins until the muffins have risen and are golden.