Jumbo Banana-Carrot Muffins Recipe
Jumbo Banana-Carrot Muffins Recipe photo by Taste of Home
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES: 9 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 eggs, separated
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 2 medium ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 200 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 47 mg cholesterol, 335 mg sodium, 44 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. In another bowl, beat egg yolks until light and lemon-colored. Beat in honey and orange peel. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in the bananas, carrots and applesauce.
  2. In a small bowl, beat egg whites on high speed until stiff peaks form; fold into batter a third at a time.
  3. Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups two-thirds full. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack. Yield: 9 jumbo muffins.
Editor's Note: This recipe contains no oil or butter.
Originally published as Jumbo Banana-Carrot Muffins in Taste of Home February/March 2007, p56

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 200 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 47 mg cholesterol, 335 mg sodium, 44 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.

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Reviewed Aug. 30, 2014

"I added the vanilla and 1/3c chopped pecans. Delicious! I will definitely make this recipe again"

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Reviewed Apr. 15, 2014

"These muffins were wonderful! I followed the recipe as written, but I did add 1 tsp. of vanilla, as another person suggestged. I didn't have a jumbo muffin pan. I made 18 standard size muffins. This recipe is a keeper. Thank you so much for sharing. I will definitely be making this recipe again."

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Reviewed Dec. 21, 2013

"loved loved these I used 1 cup of whole wheat flour and half cup of white flour,added 4 dates 1tbs cinnamon vanilla pinch of fennel and coconut 3 bananas because I didn't have applesauce and didn't have honey so I used maple syrup and I didn't add any sugar"

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Reviewed Aug. 11, 2013

"very moist and I like the taste of the orange. My brother's girlfriend says its the best muffins she had in a while."

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Reviewed Jul. 13, 2013

"Fantastic!! I didn't make them Jumbo and I had 21 muffins. These are only 2 weight watchers points. Even my pick kids and husband loved them!"

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