Thursday, September 11, 2014

Carrot Apple Muffins


As the name suggests, these cuppies taste more or less like a carrot cake but in the form of muffins.  They are yummy especially with a hot cup of tea for breakfast or to snack on.









Recipe for Carrot Apple Muffins


    Ingredients

    • 60 gm lightly roasted chopped walnuts
    • 300 gm raw carrot, grated
    • 1 small apple, peeled and grated
    • 175 gm plain flour
    • 230 gm caster sugar
    • 1 tsp baking powder
    • 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda
    • 1/4 tsp salt
    • 1 tsp cinnamon
    • 2 eggs
    • 1/2 cup canola oil
    • 1/2 tsp vanilla
    Method
    1. Whisk flour, bicarbonate of soda, baking powder and cinnamon.  Stir in the nuts and sugar.
    2. Whisk eggs, vanilla and oil.  Mix well.  
    3. Fold the wet ingredients into the flour mixture.  Add in the grated carrot and apple.
    4. Mix till just moistened.
    5. Using an ice cream scoop, scoop the mixture into the paper lined muffin pan.
    6. Bake in a preheated oven @ 180 deg.C for 20 to 25 mins. till golden brown.  Test with a skewer till it comes out clean.  Remove the muffins onto a wire rack to cool before serving.
    7. Yield :  12 Muffins




    I'm linking this post to the Little Thumbs Up event and the theme for September is 'Apple'
    jointly organised by
    Zoe of   Bake for Happy Kids  and   Doreen of  My Little Favourite DIY
    and hosted by
    Kit of  I-Lost in Austen





23 comments:

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  1. Hi Cheah, I've not used carrots in baking cakes or muffins. Will be glad to try this carrot + apple muffin recipe as I like to make muffins for breakfast.

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  2. Cheah, I just baked apple muffin too but definitely love to try your version with carrot. Sounds so yummy!

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    1. It's a good combination, my first attempt too!

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  3. I love to bake with carrots. These muffins look moist, healthy and very tasty!

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  4. I have made something similar and I know that such muffins are really great!

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  5. Looks good ;) and healthy too ! Thanks for sharing this recipe with us.

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  6. Hi Soke Hah, this is a lovely muffin. I believe it is healthy too. Walnuts in it is even better.

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  7. Hi Cheah, I am not a fan of muffins but yours looks absolutely so yummy I want to eat it too! Sounds healthy!

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    1. You give it a try and see whether you like it. To me it tasted something like carrot and walnut cake.

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  8. Sokehah Cheah! I agree with it is really tasty with hot tea. This is my favorite. I found of carrot recipe. You shared well recipe of Carrot Apple Muffins. After my ski tours nyc with my sister I will share this recipe with my mother and uncle. My uncle is a chef and he makes very tasty dishes. Your shared Carrot Apple Muffins images give a tasty look.

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  9. Hi Cheah, I would love to have some of this appetizing carrot & apple muffins . Looks so yummy & a perfect tea time treat . I'll definitely making this muffin soon . Thanks for sharing with THB . Have a lovely weekend ;)

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    1. You're most welcome and you enjoy your weekend too!

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  10. Hi Cheah! I should try this carrot apple muffin too. Good healthy ingredients in a muffin!

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  11. funny that i was actually thinking of a carrot cake using apples instead...not that i want to bake it now but it did crossed my mind of such cake this evening! the muffin looks lovely

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  12. Hi Cheah,

    Like the addition of apple in these carrot-cake-like muffins. Superb for breakfast!

    Zoe

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  13. This tutorial really helped me and I am pleased with your skills. I have also subscribed your

    blog. Now I am expecting more good tutorials from. 

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  14. Hi Cheah..! Your recipe is looking very delicious. I am very found of sweet and delicious food. And i will definitely try your recipe at my free time with my wife. her's cooking is really good. i will definitely share my experience with you. we had just came back from our bus from hollywood to disneyland. And now we are just little busy in our jobs again.

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