Wicked Whole Wheat Orange Carrot Muffins

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These muffins are packed with whole wheat, carrots, and orange zest. Very little guilt and lots of flavour; YUM!

1
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
1 dozen muffins

Ingredients

  • 1 cup whole wheat flour

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 tablespoon baking powder

  • 2 teaspoons baking soda

  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 4 eggs

  • ¾ cup brown sugar

  • cup applesauce

  • cup vegetable oil

  • 3 cups shredded carrots

  • 1 orange, zested

Directions

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

  2. Sift whole wheat flour, all-purpose flour, baking powder, baking soda, and cinnamon together in a bowl.

  3. Whisk eggs, brown sugar, applesauce, and vegetable oil together in a bowl. Stir egg mixture into flour mixture just until ingredients are moistened; fold in carrots and orange zest. Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean, about 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

220 Calories
8g Fat
34g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 220
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Cholesterol 62mg 21%
Sodium 379mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 34g 12%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 16g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 3mg 13%
Calcium 104mg 8%
Iron 2mg 8%
Potassium 192mg 4%

* 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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