Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Carrot Cake Muffins

The YUMMIEST Carrot Cake Muffins! They're really healthy tooo! Here's the recipe:

1 cup all-purpose flour
3/4 cup rolled oats
1 teaspoon baking powder
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 eggs
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup applesauce
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 large carrots, grated or chopped finely in a food processor
1/2 cup raisins

Preheat oven to 350. Line 12 muffin cups with paper cupcake liners. IN a large bowl, combine flour, oats, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt. In a small bowl, beat the eggs, then stir in the brown sugar, applesauce, oil, and vanilla. Add the wet ingredients to the dry and stir until combined. Stir in carrots and raisins. Fill the muffin cups 3/4 full. Bake for 18-20 minutes or until the muffins spring back when lightly touched in the center.

Here a cream cheese frosting if you want to indulge!

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 4 cups confectioners' sugar (A little less if you want it less sweeter)
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
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