Carrot Raisin Muffins

  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Servings: 10
  • About This Recipe

    “We love these muffins for a quick breakfast with our coffee.(leave topping off and freeze). from Canadian Living magazine”

    Ingredients

  • 1cupall-purpose flour
  • 1cupgrated carrot
  • 1/2 cupwhole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cupraisins
  • 1/4 cuppacked brown sugar
  • 2tablespoonstoasted wheat germ
  • 2teaspoonsbaking powder
  • 1/2 teaspooncinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoonsalt
  • 1/2 cupmilk
  • 1/4 cupmolasses
  • 1/4 cupbutter, melted
  • 1egg
  • Topping

  • 1 (125g) packages cream cheese
  • 2tablespoonsicing sugar
  • Directions

  • In large bowl, stir together all purpose flour, carrots, whole wheat flour, raisins, sugar, wheat germ, baking powder, cinnamon and salt.
  • In a separate bowl, stir together milk, molasses, butter and egg.
  • Pour over dry ingredients and stir just until moistened.
  • Spoon into 10 greased or paper lined muffin cups, filling three quarters full.
  • Bake in centre of 375 degree oven for about 20 minutes or until tops spring back when lightly pressed.
  • Let cool in pan for 10 minutes.
  • Remove to rack and let cool completely.
  • Topping———–.
  • In small bowl, beat cream cheese with sugar until fluffy, spread over cooled muffins.
  • Reviews

  • “I loved the fact that I could throw this all together so quickly and the muffins baked up in just 20 minutes. I did find it took me a bit longer to prepare the recipe than the indicated 10 minutes (I’d allow closer to 15 minutes) but that wasn’t a problem because they were so yummy I didn’t mind! Not too sweet and a nice combination of spices. I made them without the icing.”

  • “I am so glad I tried this recipe. I’ve been looking for a carrot muffin recipe with less sugar and fat (I also subbed canola oil for butter) and nutritional extras like wheat germ and whole grain flour.The muffins turned out great: moist, sweet, flavorful. They will be a lunchbox staple and morning treat for the whole household.Thanks and good job, Derf!”

  • “Lovely!I got to the point where I was ready to add the final ingredient and realized I was out of molasses!So I used honey with great success.I left off the topping and made these all as mini muffins to take to my nephew’s first communion party.These were enjoyed by everyone.Thanks.”

  • “these are very good muffins… we didn’t use the wheat germ or the icing. they were excellent without them. thanks for posting a very goof recipe”

  • “Yummy!I didn’t have wheat germ, so omitted that, and used oil instead of butter.Delicious muffins!”

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