Spiced Zucchini Carrot Muffins

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Scrumptious spiced muffin recipe and a great way to sneak zucchini and carrot into your diet!

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Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
Servings:
21
Yield:
21 muffins

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 3 eggs

  • 2 cups grated zucchini

  • 1 cup grated carrots

  • 3 teaspoons vanilla extract

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 teaspoons ground nutmeg

  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder

  • ½ cup raisins (Optional)

  • ½ cup chopped walnuts (Optional)

Directions

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

  2. Combine butter, sugar, and eggs in a large bowl; beat with an electric mixer until creamy. Beat in zucchini, carrots, and vanilla extract.

  3. Combine flour, nutmeg, cinnamon, salt, baking soda, and baking powder in a separate bowl. Mix into the creamed butter mixture. Stir in raisins and walnuts. Pour batter into the greased muffin cups.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, about 17 minutes.

Cook's Note:

Substitute pumpkin pie spice for the nutmeg if preferred.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

227 Calories
12g Fat
28g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 21
Calories 227
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 6g 31%
Cholesterol 50mg 17%
Sodium 254mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 28g 10%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 13g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 2mg 12%
Calcium 23mg 2%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 121mg 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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