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Breakfast Morning Glory Muffins

These hearty muffins are loaded with tasty ingredients, including apple, carrots, raisins, walnuts and coconut. Grab one on your way out the door for a great take-along breakfast on a rushed morning.—Karen Lewis, Elkford, British Columbia
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min.
  • Makes
    1-1/2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/4 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup canola oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups shredded carrots
  • 1 medium tart apple, peeled and shredded
  • 1/2 cup sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. In another bowl, combine the eggs, oil and vanilla; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in the carrots, apple, coconut, raisins and walnuts.
  • Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups three-fourths full. Bake at 350° for 18-22 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks.

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  • mackpj
    Mar 5, 2012

    I had all the ingredients except for the orange extract, it didn't matter, these are really good and not greasy like some morning glory muffins I have tried - this has just the right amount of oil and applesauce combined.

  • dedaniel
    Aug 17, 2010

    excellent!