Carrot & Apple Muffins

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups flour

  • ¾ cup sugar

  • 2 tsp. baking soda

  • ½ tsp. salt

  • 1 tsp. cinnamon

  • 1 tsp. nutmeg

  • 3 eggs

  • ½ cup vegetable oil

  • 2 tsp. vanilla

  • 2 cups grated carrots

  • 1 cup apple, peeled and grated

  • ½ cup chopped nuts, optional

  • ¼ cup coconut, optional

  • coarse sugar, for topping, optional

Process

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.

  2. Combine the flour, sugar, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, eggs, oil and vanilla in a large mixing bowl. Mix well with wooden spoon.

  3. Fold in remaining ingredients: carrots, apple (Optional: nuts and coconut)

  4. Scoop into 12 regular-sized greased muffin tins and sprinkle a little coarse sugar on top of each muffin.

  5. Bake for 18-25 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Enjoy!

Extra tip: For a delicious winter treat, melt butter and honey on top of warm muffins straight out of the oven!