Moist and Crunchy Carrot Muffins | Recipes | Robin Hood

Moist and Crunchy Carrot Muffins

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Makes:12 muffins
Freezing:excellent

These melt-in-your-mouth muffins are made with shaved carrots and our Omega-3 & Fibre flour blend for a treat topped with a satisfying crunch.

Ingredients

Topping

½ cup 125 mL Robin Hood® Nutri Flour Blend™ Omega-3 & Fibre
½ cup 125 mL chopped pecans or walnuts (optional)
1/3 cup 75 mL packed brown sugar
½ tsp 2 mL cinnamon
¼ cup 50 mL butter, melted

Muffins

2 cups 500 mL Robin Hood Nutri Flour Blend Omega-3 & Fibre
1 cup 250 mL packed brown sugar
2 tsp 10 mL cinnamon
1 tsp 5 mL baking powder
1 tsp 5 mL baking soda
½ tsp 2 mL nutmeg
¼ tsp 1mL salt
1 cup 250 mL unflavoured yogurt
1/3 cup 75 mL Crisco® Canola or Vegetable Oil
1 egg
3 cups 750 mL grated carrots

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C). Grease or line 12 muffin cups with paper liners.
  2. Combine flour, nuts, sugar and cinnamon in a medium bowl. Add melted butter and stir until mixture comes together. Reserve.
  3. Combine flour, brown sugar, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, nutmeg and salt in a large bowl.
  4. Whisk yogurt, oil and egg together in a separate large bowl.  Stir in carrots. Add carrot mixture to flour mixture.  Stir until flour is combined.
  5. Fill prepared muffin cups.  Place reserved topping on muffins.
  6. Bake in preheated oven 22 to 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center of muffin comes out clean. Cool on wire cooling rack.

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