Apple, Carrot and Raisin Muffins

07.12.2022
2 mins read

Breakfast Club Of Canada Recipies

We’ve got a yummy muffin recipe for you that will help you clear out the fridge. Use up your apples, applesauce, carrots, raisins, milk and eggs — all in one shot!

Now here’s an apple, carrot and raisin muffin that is as nutritious as it is delicious. Want to make a double batch? Or more? We’ve included a handy conversion chart to help you out.

Merry muffin-ing!

Apple, Carrot and Raisin Muffins

(Adapted from the Robin Hood recipe: https://www.robinhood.ca/En/Recipes/Apple-Carrot-Raisin-Whole-Wheat-Muffins)

Ingredients 12 24 muffins 48 muffins
Whole-wheat flour 500 g (2 c.) 1 kg (4 c.) 1.5 kg (6 c.)
Sugar 60 g (¼ c.) 120 g (½ c.) 180 g (¾ c.)
Baking soda 10 g (2 tsp.) 25 g (1½ tbsp.) 40 g (2 tbsp. + 2 tsp.)
Ground cinnamon (optional) 15 g (1 tbsp.) 20 g (1 tbsp. + 1 tsp.) 30 g (2 tbsp.)
Salt 2 g (1/2 tsp.) 5 g (1 tsp.) 5
Applesauce cup, 104 g (any flavour)* 1 (104 g) 2 (208 g) 3 (312 g)
Peeled and shredded apples** 500 g (2 c.) – about 3 medium 1 Kg (4 c.) – about 6 medium 1.5 Kg (6 c.) – about 9 medium
Grated carrots 125 g (½ c.) 250 g (1 c.) 375 g (1½ c.)
Raisins 125 g (½ c.) 250 g (1 c.) 375 g (1½ c.)
Vegetable oil 125 g (½ c.) 250 g (1 c.) 375 g (1½ c.)
Milk 60 g (¼ c.) 125 g (½ c.) 180 g (¾ c.)
Vanilla extract 10 g (2 tsp.) 15 g (1 tbsp.) 20 g (1 tbsp. + 1 tsp.)
Eggs, lightly beaten 2 4 6

Preparation:

  1. Heat oven to 350°F (180°C). Grease 12 muffin cups or line with paper baking cups (based on the number of servings you are making).
  2. Combine flour, sugar, baking soda, cinnamon (if using) and salt in a large bowl.
  3. Add the applesauce, apples, carrots and raisins. Mix well. Add oil, milk, vanilla and eggs. Stir just until moistened.
  4. Fill prepared muffin cups ¾ full.
  5. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the centre comes out clean. Immediately remove from pans. Cool and serve!

*If you don’t have individual applesauce cups on hand, you can use any other homemade or store-bought fruit compote.

**Keep your apple peels and make chips out of them! Check out this super-easy recipe to add a bit of crispy deliciousness to your next breakfast: https://www.vivai.ca/en/blog/apple-peel-chips/.