Dec 17 2006

Healthy Carrot Bran Muffins

Published by at 4:47 pm under Food,Recipes

Healthy Carrot Bran Muffins

1 cup whole wheat flour
½ cup white unbleached flour
1 cup oat bran
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
½ tsp cinnamon
¼ tsp ginger
¼ tsp allspice
1/8 tsp nutmeg
½ tsp salt
2 eggs
1 cup grated carrots (appx 4-6 carrots)
¾ cup buttermilk (this may change)
1/3 cup honey (avocado honey if possible)
2 tbs black strap molasses
1 very ripe banana, smashed with fork

Optional: ½ cup toasted pecan pieces and/or ½ cup golden raisins, place one pecan piece on the top of each muffin before baking

Combine and mix dry ingredients. In a separate bowl, whisk eggs and combine and mix remaining ingredients. Gradually add dry to wet, mixing gently until moistened. Do not overmix! Bake at 350 for 18-22 minutes, or until bamboo skewer comes out clean. Cool on rack.

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