Easy Morning Glory Muffins


These morning glory muffins are easy to make and a glorious way to start any day. They combine the great taste and chewy texture of carrots with the wonderful flavors of apple, raisins, coconut, walnuts, and cinnamon.

Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
Close up on a few morning glory muffins with a bite taken out of one

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  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 ¼ cups white sugar

  • 2 teaspoons baking soda

  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • 2 cups shredded carrots

  • 1 apple - peeled, cored and shredded

  • ½ cup raisins

  • ½ cup chopped walnuts

  • ½ cup unsweetened flaked coconut

  • 3 large eggs

  • 1 cup vegetable oil

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 12-cup muffin tin or line cups with paper liners.

  2. Mix flour, sugar, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt together in a large bowl; stir in carrots, apple, raisins, walnuts, and coconut.

    Grated carrots, raisins and dry ingredients for morning glory muffins mixed together in a glass bowl

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  3. Beat eggs, oil, and vanilla together in a separate bowl.

    Eggs, oil, and vanilla beaten together in a glass bowl

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  4. Stir egg mixture into the carrot mixture until just moistened.

    Wet and dry ingredients for morning glory muffins mixed together in a glass bowl

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  5. Spoon batter into the prepared muffin cups, filling each 2/3 full.

    Morning glory muffin dough spooned into muffin tin

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  6. Bake in the preheated oven until tops spring back when lightly pressed, about 20 minutes. Cool in the tin for 5 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

    Baked morning glory muffins in muffin tin

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

421 Calories
25g Fat
45g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 421
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 25g 33%
Saturated Fat 6g 29%
Cholesterol 47mg 16%
Sodium 289mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 45g 16%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 23g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 1mg 7%
Calcium 27mg 2%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 159mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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