I will defeneatly make it again, and again!!! Will make these yummy muffins again…added 1/2 cup ground flax with 1 cup ww flour. Had to modify a few things since I didn’t have them on hand. Replaced the butter with a good olive oil. The second time I made them I added pecans for a bit of a crunch, so good. Thanks for this recipe! In a large mixing bowl, add eggs and whisk for 15 seconds. I haven’t tried it but I believe someone in the comments did if you read through the thread. Maddy – You could definitely try lightly greasing the muffin liners with nonstick cooking spray – that may help. They were an even bigger hit with my kids. Plenty moist, not overly sweet, and quick to put together. Finely shred carrots and chop well to eliminate any large pieces. Thank you so much for this recipe! Marina – I don’t have a “healthy” frosting recipe, but you could to Google a yogurt frosting or even try using a thick Greek yogurt. In a food processor, combine finely chopped carrots, oil, maple syrup, egg, applesauce and vanilla and process until well combined. Wow great muffins,   My daughter downed 5 of them saying mommy they were just so good!At first I was worried that there was too much honey and they would be too sweet but they are not. I made them last night, and woke up this morning to moldy muffins. I love it made exactly as described, and I love varying it. Preheat oven to 350°F or 180°C. Remove from oven and allow to cool in pan for 5 minutes then remove muffins and cool on wire rack. This site is all about learning and finding ways to use, preserve and enjoy seasonal foods. :/, Lots of free websites allow you to input your ingredients and calculate the info you’re wanting. Would love to try the recipe – sounds amazing. I also added 1/4 cup chopped walnuts and 1/4 cup raisins. Stir in applesauce and mashed banana. Awesome and so easy! V – sorry, just added it – it goes in with the other wet ingredients (before the carrots). I remember the last time I made muffins and I told Tomasz, that he can take half of them to work. These are great!! Thank you for the recipe! Healthy Carrot Cake Muffins sweetened with applesauce and maple syrup. Try googling for nutrition info/calorie count – I don’t calculate it for my recipes. These wholesome morning glory muffins are my very favorite muffin variety. Do they cook for 18 – 20 mins or 8 – 10? I would say “Healthy Applesauce Carrot Muffins” is accurate but “Carrot Cake Muffins” is a stretch! They are low in fat, low in refined sugar and packed with applesauce and carrots. Made these for my Grandson and they are delicious!! Great for a grab and go breakfast for those hectic mornings or just to enjoy a tasty treat. So grateful! THANKS MEL! How finely are the carrots grated? Looking to make them for preschool snacks.Â, The yield is right above the recipe title. Mostly, I love dark chocolate and joggers (not jogging). I just got a juicer for Christmas and wanted to throw the pulp from apples and carrots in a muffin so they wouldn’t go to waste and these turned out perfect. In a large bowl sift together flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves. They were delicious! your heat is too high, next time, tent with foil and use a lower heat. We made your perfect chocolate cupcakes last night. You’ll also find how we can work together to make good food happen for everyone. Zucchini Carrot Apple Muffins (carrot, zucchini) – bonus, also contains an apple & uses applesauce to help sweeten and reduce the oil in the recipe. I’m totally going to make more for the kids when they go to camp! Do you think it would work if I just cut them up so the pieces are smaller? I had never used applesauce when baking, but will make these again. I would say it’s probably the bigger size you described. Thanks. Yum! 1/2 teaspoon salt These are amazing!! Healthy breakfast carrot cake muffins. They’d be great to freeze and thaw for Lucy Goose’s breakfasts!! Thank you also for your YouTube video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rtl0QIjDaK8) on how to squeeze water out of zucchini – I used the tea towel method. These are delicious! Beautiful, healthy recipe! You'll get plenty of practical everyday tips from a Professional Home Economist who enjoys all food in balance and moderation, tries to limit the amount of processed foods, works to reduce food waste and is always open to questions. This recipe was quick and easy. Delicious way to use carrots. Lightly grease a muffin pan or line with papers. Good for baby with extra calcium and iron that the molasses provides. made them today! Hi Mel, I’m a juicer. Your email address will not be published. My mom is in town and LOVES carrot cake – this is amazing! 3/4 cup finely shredded carrots (about 2-3 medium carrots) Liners: if you find the muffins stick to your liners, that may be because of the brand of liners you use - mine did not stick, especially after they cooled, however, you can help the sticking issue by lightly coating the inside of the muffin liners with cooking spray before filling with batter. I am making these right now for my sweetie. Maybe because I just shoved three of these in my mouth, but I have to say, they are my favorites of the latest muffin bunch. Unfortunately these turned out horribl…I think its all due to the whole wheat flour. Notes These Muffins are insanely moist and taste just like carrot cake but without all the guilt! I will be bookmarking this for the future!Â. I made these last night and they turned out good. HEY!!  My husband always says- “You don’t have to mess with a good thing.”  Ha! I would follow the recipe – but can you tell me the approximate timing for the minis and anything else I should be aware of? Hey Ari, I just made these, and mine turned out super wet too! I made healthy applesauce carrot muffins. I buy mine from Kroger. Which is excellent!! When looking for a healthy carrot muffin recipe, I was kind of surprised what came up. Thanks again for another awesome recipe! My kids and I gobbled these up fast!  I might try taking out a couple TBSP of flour and adding some ground flax. My 3 and 5 year old are begging me for more. It’s been so long since I had carrot cake anything. Hi Mel, love your muffin recipes. So good!! Kids (and those who raise them) deserve better! Thanks! 🙂. Have a look, stay a while, leave a comment or drop me a line. thanks for such a healthy cake receipe ones again. so good. They earned approval from both the picky toddler and the picky husband. Will it be possible to use the same muffin batter for a different flavour? Maybe next time I’ll try squeezing out the moisture with a paper towel first. Could you use coconut flour instead of whole wheat flour? 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger Do you double everything or make adjustments in the baking soda and powder? You can make roasted tomato focaccia with fro, Making a turkey for Christmas? Stir ingredients together until just combined and there are still some spots of flour remaining. Sincerely, one of your biggest fans. In separate bowl, use a whisk or hand beaters to beat together egg, oil, honey, applesauce and vanilla. Made these a couple times written. light, fluffy.my family loves it and I was able to make it at the age of 9. Would you happen to know about how many calories would be in one of these muffins? You’ll find my favorite recipes, tips and how to’s for making tasty homemade food & preserves. I’m thinking of doubling the carrots too. – thank you, Miss Laura! These ended up super dense and did not rise at all. Is there any other spice I can subsitute? Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line a 12-cup muffin tin with paper liners. I don’t think 3/4 cup of oil or a 1/2 cup of butter for 12 muffins is particularly healthy. Yes you can sub white flour for the wheat flour (same amount). Such a treat for my kids, but something I feel good about them eating. I added chopped walnuts and some currants. So far this is the best muffin I’ve tried!  I love carrot cake, so these must be good! i wondered across your page recipe hunting and found these! ok. These are next to try 🙂. I also substituted canned crushed pineapple (1 cup) in place of applesauce. So this recipe was an easy choice. I’ve been juicing a lot so I’m trying it with the pulp of the carrots ? See more ideas about applesauce muffins, applesauce, low fat. I don’t know what I did wrong, but mine have been in the oven for about an hour and the outsides are turning rock hard while the insides are still liquid! Thanks Mel – I would like to make these for my 2 year old and just bought the mini tray yesterday. I have two settings on my food processor…one is pretty little, really little and fine, but the other is almost an 1/8 inch thick, still grated, but bigger. Turned out good anyways!Â. Just made them and tasted one already! These are great! I don’t like honey so instead I’ve put maple sirup.Â, These turned out great. I forgot to mention I did like it with the pineapple addition – but next time I will try it with applesauce as directed or less pineapple I felt like the pineapple kind of took over the carrot flavour a bit. I liked them. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line a 12-cup muffin tin with paper liners.In a large bowl whisk together the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and salt.Make a small well in the center of the dry ingredients and add the butter, honey, egg, vanilla, and applesauce.Stir ingredients together until just combined and there are still some spots of flour remaining.Fold in the shredded carrots just until combined (don't overmix or the muffins will be dense).Distribute the batter evenly among the muffin liners. I made two batches. Will leave a couple out for tomorrow and will freeze the rest for a quick workday breakfast. Since I moved to the UK I find the produce has a much higher water content – maybe I should try to ‘dry off’ the shredded carrot? These muffins freeze wonderfully and keep well if covered at room temperature for 2-3 days. I used a scant 1.5 C Oat Flour and 1 C almond yogurt + 1/2 C goat milk. ps..any chance you have any idea of calories per muffin?? They were delicious! There are a lot of online nutrition calculators that you could try though. These are so great!I love that they are made with no granulated sugar, just honey. These turned out so light, fluffy, and moist. To make these carrot cake muffins healthier I used applesauce and just a bit of olive oil for moisture plus pure maple syrup for a natural sweetness. Do you know how many calories and/or fat are in these muffins? I replaced 1/2 flour with old fashioned oatmeal to reduce flour it was delicious and my grandson loves them. (I know its wholemeal) How do the muffins rise up if not SR flour? I made these this morning ,very good ,I did not put in the honey since I have 2 little grandsons,I just added more applesauce and brown sugar ,2 tbsp ,I liked them that way also .I also added pumkinspice instead of the ginger since I did not have that in my spice cabinet . Super moist, and bursting with flavor! Followed the recipe except used fresh ginger instead of ground.  Delicious with Earl Grey tea! Good luck! I’ve made this recipe before and they are delicious!! Mix in yogurt, sucralose and brown sugar … 20 minutes They are very moist and flavorful (although I did decrease the ginger to 1/8 a tsp). So so good. Can I use yogurt in place of the applesauce? Sigh. Was hesitant with any new recipe, but have to say these muffins were excellent!! Doesn’t necessarily taste like carrot cake without the frosting lol but they are very good and I would probably make them again. LEARN MORE... Sign up to harvest practical recipes, time-saving tips, seasonal and preserving tutorials and helpful kitchen ideas. My daughter who can’t have refined sugar looooooves them!!! Prep Time 15 minutes Thank you so much for this fantastic recipe! Or would they fall apart when trying to get them out? Thank you for sharing! Do you make a garde, Are you surprised that food prices are expected to, 50 homemade gifts from the kitchen you can safely, If you identify with this set up and all that it r. I used 1 cup grated carrots using the smaller grate on my hand grater. Without exaggeration, these are the best muffins I’ve ever made! I made them exactly as posted except I did half brown sugar and half honey because I doubled it and I’m too cheap. I’ve made them several times and they are hit with everyone! A bucket of carrots, a plea for after school snacks and a teenage boy who eats every 5 minutes. I don’t provide the nutritional facts currently but there are a lot of online calculators that provide that information. This recipe is a keeper! I’ve been on a muffin kick lately trying different ones of yours. I can’t wait to make these. Just need to buy flour and we’re making this! These muffins are moist and delicious. Step 3 Combine whole wheat flour, all-purpose flour, flax seeds, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt in another bowl. So happy I found your blog! I made 18 mini muffins and baked them for 13 minutes.Thanks for the recipe! These look great! In a separate mixing bowl stir together flour, oats, salt, baking soda and cinnamon. If so, do you have a rule of thumb you follow on that?Thank you for every. Bake for 18-20 minutes until a toothpick inserted in the center of a muffin comes out clean. Pin this recipe to save it for later. Preheat oven to 350°F or 180°C. Thanks for all the yumminess, Mel! Sometimes when I make them I get a bitter carrot after-taste. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. I used coconut oil + 1t water instead of butter and added golden raisins and finely chopped pecans, stunning results. This comment is a little older, but could you tell me where you found Calorie Counter? In a mixer bowl fitted with paddle attachment, or using a hand-held mixer, beat together eggs, granulated sugar, and brown sugar on medium-high speed until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes. In large bowl, mix together flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger and salt. So moist and flavorful, thank you!! Just re-tried using Laurie’s modifications and got slightly better results, though the insides are still a bit wet. All three and dad and I loved these. I substituted vanilla Greek yogurt for the butter because we didn’t have any butter left on hand (!) Great recipe! This recipe will probably make more than 24 mini muffins so you might need to do a second batch in the oven. ha ha, who knows. They're moist and lightly sweet from grated carrots, crushed pineapple, and applesauce. I used shredded sweet potato because I had it let over from a breakfast casserole and it worked great. I am loving these healthy muffins for my kids school lunches! My picky 3 year old just downed 3 of them and it doesn’t even matter because they are totally healthy! I replaced the applesauce with homemade pear sauce and added a bit of chocolate chips. Ooooh…I will have to try these! Carrot cake muffins have the flavors of carrot cake but in a much healthier form. These were delicious. Traditional muffin recipes can be packed with oil or butter and lots of refined sugars. They definitely stuck to the liners, but who cares. 1 cup unsweetened applesauce Turned out awesome! Changes I made were-instead of butter I used 2 Tablespoons of melted Coconut Oil plus 1 teaspoon of water. 😉 Mel’s recipes are fantastic, and definitely worth trying out. I used white flour after discovering my whole wheat flour smelled rancid (yuck) and these turned out deliciously moist. 1. Since we’re talking about doubling–if you’ve got a minute: when you are thickening something with flour (like a creamy sauce or a soup) do you find that you have to more than double the flour in order to thicken the final product? Next time I’ll try adding raisins or walnuts to give them a little extra texture. These are amazing! I found this recipe may be 3 weeks ago and they are in high demand!!! We liked them best with a little bit of cream cheese. Your caption at the 1:30 mark made me laugh a lot. I made these last week and they were awesome! I have never baked with Apple sauce but have a bug jar of sweetend apple sauce in the pantry. Make a small well in the center of the dry ingredients and add the butter, honey, egg, vanilla, and applesauce. Yum! I immediately suffered a major guilt trip. Thanks for letting us know it worked out with those changes! Making these right now! I am muffin obsessed and these are a keeper. My daughter loved it!! That way, everyone's happy! I’m going to have to make these in a few minutes! Love these muffins! 1 teaspoon baking soda I added extra butter and egg because I didn’t have applesauce. You can’t inhale one directly out of the oven with the liners, unless they’re cooled. It’s so nice to pull them out of the freezer every day. Three Years Ago: Roasted Fruit with Streusel Topping. Do you have any gluten-free flour suggestions? Thank you for another great recipe! I'm Mel! These are great!  Also, we have cut sugar usage  in our house so I think I could cut the sugar down to 3-4 TBSPS and not feel the taste has suffered. I hope these rock your world like they rocked mine. Alice – Yep, just the honey and the applesauce to sweeten them. Hi Mel! Mmm Mmm!  Tasty, rose nicely like a coffee shop muffin. I make home cooking easy, enjoyable and deliciously fun! (I may try maple syrup next time just for variety) I used 1/2 cup sprouted whole wheat flour and 1 cup whole wheat flour. I tried the recipe and they were much better this time. Carrot Cake Muffins} Thanks! Whisk egg and oil in large bowl until blended. Thanks for sharing this winner! So I added about 1/3 -1/2 cup quick oats. These healthy applesauce carrot muffins are like a better-for-you bite of carrot cake in muffin form. In separate bowl, use a whisk or hand beaters to beat together egg, oil, honey, applesauce and … Do you think the pulp left behind if I juiced some carrots would work just as well as grated carrots? What makes these carrot cake muffins healthy? I also didn’t have nutmeg or ginger, but these still turned out great!Â, How many did this recipe make? I love this recipe. Like, they don’t scream: HEALTH FOOD ALERT! You should be able to input the recipe into a site like myfitness pal and it will calculate how many calories are in each muffin for you. cinnamon instead of the ginger. Good luck. In a large bowl whisk together the flour, Splenda, baking soda, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon. Perfect for a grab’n go breakfast or afternoon snack! I added 1/3 cup each of chopped raisins & chopped walnuts. Added some raisins and walnuts on top, but followed everything else = delicious breakfast on the go !! Hi! Oh and baked for 16 minutes 🙂. Box Grater I also only added a bit of ginger and nutmeg I don’t like my carrot cake heavy on the spices. Can you substitute maple syrup for the honey? Hi Mel, I just stumbled across this recipe looking for carrot recipes. As an Amazon Associate and member of other affiliate programs, I earn from qualifying purchases. They were easy to make and so delicious, just like a carrot cake really, and in the ingredients I really don’t see anything objectionable. I think I ended up adding a little milk for moisture, but all in all, they were good! Brianna – I used the fine side of my box grater. I am terrible at making muffins. 2. Yum! I made these yesterday and they are so good! I really like these muffins! Did you omit anything else then? It makes about 12 muffins. Go ahead kids, have a muffin. I’m making these for the second time and look forward to eating them again. My little family has LOVED these! It’s Friday night and after a long work week I decided supper was going to be Mel’s delicious pumpkin muffins — and no they do not have the word healthy before them. Thanks! Just made these carrot muffins. These muffins are so delicious!! It’s a great way to make any recipe a bit healthier and no one has ever noticed a taste difference. But I didn’t want to give up! Moist & delicious! I just made three pots worth of applesauce yesterday so I wanted to find something to bake with – perfecto! So yummy. Ge, Prepping Apple French Toast bake for brunch tomorr, Yes!  Husband approved! I made them into mini muffin, that’s what my toddler and husband prefer, they work out to 1 point each on WW!! Made these yesterday and they were sooooo good! I brushed my muffin tin with coconut oil and had no trouble getting these out of the tin. I also used the half honey/half maple syrup as another commentator suggested and they were perfect. Light fluffy delicious. He loves carrot cake and has been craving it. I just made these muffins and they are delicious! I added some chopped walnuts and golden raisins. Yield: What would I need to do differently? These were wonderful!! That’s right, these muffins … I’m not sure – I haven’t tried it. The whole family will love these muffins including kids. Even I couldn’t resist popping a few in my mouth 🙂. I doubled this recipe and used 2 cups whole wheat flour, 1 cup white flour. With my coffee and 3 muffins in front of me, I turned on the computer and went immediately to Mel’s blog. I adore carrot cake and I love that these are healthy! Melissa – When I bake mini muffins/cupcakes I always check them after 6-7 minutes. Toddler approved as well! 🙂, I steamed whole carrots, then mashed them, instead of using shredded carrots. The second time I added a few things – cup of shredded zucchini, raisins, 1/2 cup or so of peanut butter and some butterscotch chips.  I like that it uses things you have on hand during these times. I didn’t have a full 1/2 cup of honey, so I used 1/4 C honey and subbed in 1/4C brown sugar. J – You can use an additional 1/4 tsp. They look yummy! Great muffin!!! I’m looking into making these for my boyfriend for Valentines Day. These were excellent! Will that work of be too sweet? Stir the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients, whisking until the ingredients are just combined (no … Do you have a box grater to compare with your food processor? Thank you!!Â. Good luck! I just wanted to let you know that I have been buying Bunny Love organic baby carrots & I haven’t found any bitter ones yet. Hi Jennifer – I’m not a juicer so I can’t say for sure but I think it’s definitely worth a try! In a large bowl whisk together the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and salt. Add to the wet mixture and stir, … I made these and LOVED every bite with not one shred of guilt. In a separate bowl, stir beaten eggs, milk, applesauce and vanilla together. I love how “branny” (that’s an adjective that means “tastes healthy, like bran” 🙂 these are and I just wanted to let other readers know how alterable they are! Set aside. 2 tablespoons butter, melted I love cinnamon, so I doubled it and added walnuts and raisins. I am not sure Denise, but there are a lot of online calorie counters that you can plug the recipe into. 🙂. Preparation. Add liquid ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir. Can you sub egg by making a flax egg and make it vegan? Would like vanilla yogurt work? Healthy Applesauce Carrot Muffins {a.k.a. Preheat oven to 400° and spray a mini muffin tin with cooking spray or grease with butter. I want to make these for my 10 month old but honey is a no-go until they are 1 year old. 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon We used coconut oil instead of the butter for a diary free recipe. thank you!! My 13 month old loves them as well! I was able to make the additions without changing any of the ingredients you had included. Trying to calculate carbs and fiber. 🙂, Had carrots that needed to be used! Thank you for the recipe. Absolutely LOVE these! In a separate bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. My 11 month old,  husband and I loved these muffins! Combine first 4 ingredients; set aside. I went overboard on the carrots, but that didn’t seem to matter. These were great! ","position":6,"name":"Distribute the batter evenly among the muffin liners....","url":"https:\/\/www.melskitchencafe.com\/healthy-applesauce-carrot-muffins-a-k-a-carrot-cake-muffins\/#mv_create_803_6"},{"@type":"HowToStep","text":"Remove to a wire rack to cool completely. XÂ. I do not use self-rising flour – there is leavening in the recipe ingredients so you can use all-purpose or whole wheat flour. A little over two years ago I was sitting in a women’s Bible Study with my friends. I use a microplane for the carrots (it’s an arm workout, but worth it), and I always end up doubling the recipe so I can’t eat them all in 24hrs. I used coconut oil instead of the butter and I used maple syrup instead of the honey. Add flour, flax, baking soda and cinnamon and process to mix. Love them and the picky fiancé loved them too! Good luck! I’ve read somewhere that you are supposed to adjust those ingredient amounts. I made them as a healthy treat for my two toddlers but I’ve eaten 4 of them in the last 4 hours. As a vegan, no fat or sugar, a few changes were necessary but wowzy, these were so good, I ate three too. Erica – Sure, but I’d probably cut down the sugar a bit in the recipe. Just made these and they taste amazing!! They’re already really moist and I was worried that would push it over the edge. Next time I will cut the honey some too. Woo! They are so good even my kids went nuts for themÂ. In another bowl whisk together granulated sugar, brown sugar, canola oil, applesauce, eggs and vanilla. Since I just moved, I’m looking at all new brands of carrots. I used baking spray instead of liners. I didn’t have ginger either so I used pumpkin pie spice (1/4 tsp) as a last resort even though they aren’t very close. Not just this recipe but all my recipes. Feb 26, 2014 - Explore Maria Meier's board "Low fat carrot and applesauce muffins" on Pinterest. I made a double batch, but the way my kids have been eyeing them, I’m thinking these won’t make it until morning…, I wish there was nutrition information for this recipe. Now going to make again with raisins, walnuts then another batch with dates. I’ve never tried – I don’t know how coconut flour “behaves” in baked goods, like it how it absorbs moisture, etc. Thank you! The flavor is amazing and they’re so moist. I’m always trying creative ways to get veggies into my picky 2-year-old. Hi Mel, thanks for your response. Welcome to my site! Neighbors loved them:) But, because we made them, and I ATE them, I had better go make these healthy muffins now:) We love your recipes around here, Mel! This last time I went crazy with changes and ended up liking them even better: subbed the butter for melted coconut oil, added 3/4 c Craisins and a small, peeled and diced apple. Oops! I will make these again.Â. Thanks for sharing this recipe. My family and I loved these! I did 1/4 c honey 1/4 pure organic maple syrup.Thank you! My toddler refuses most veggies, and these muffins are a perfect way to sneak some in. My whole family LOVES these! Hey Mel, just made a double batch of these for the freezer for summer snacks. I made these exactly like the recipe but added 2/3 cup walnuts. If i wanted to make this into a round 9 inch cake what will the measurments & baking time be ? Thank you for sharing this recipe, it is a keeper 🙂. These are so yummy! They have no taste and do scream Health Food Cardboard. I usually put them in a single layer in a gallon-size ziploc bag – if well-sealed, they should keep for up to a month. He has lost close to 100lbs in the past 2-3 years so I want to make healthy treats for us. Excellent muffins! Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. I actually used 1/2 maple syrup and 1/2 molasses (as baby is under 1 year old and didn’t want to use honey) and they turned out great. for this recipe. nothin but lovin from the oven. Welcome! I help put healthy, seasonal food on tables and agendas. One of my little guys has an egg allergy so we substitute 1 TBS ground Flax seed mixed with 3 TBS water for each egg. Good luck if you experiment! Instructions And now for the main question of the day: Why are you still reading this? Â. And it can be yours in 30 minutes or less (however, like all good muffins, these actually taste better once they are cooled, so dig deep for some self-control; you’ll be happier for it).  I was looking for a healthy breakfast that could travel if needed for my 12 month old, and they were a big hit with her, and my husband and me as well!Â. It is both easy and delicious.As of verifying if you can keep them 2/3 days, it has not been possible . Yes, you can definitely make these just by greasing the muffin tin – liners optional (but less messy for cleanup). added Zuchinni instead of carrot and instead of honey i added molasses, which i have in loads of amount lying at my place. […] [WORDPRESS HASHCASH] The … I made these for the first time tonight and threw in a handful of walnuts – delicious! So delicious and easy! Other then that I did the recipe exactly (which is kind of rare for me – I usually like to wing it), I didn’t use muffin liners or grease (fingers crossed) but i sprinkled a small amount of oats on the bottom of the tin (which is new and non-stick) *** I don’t recommend this haha use liners if you have ’em. I was wondering though.. What could I use as a super healthy frosting to add to the top? Both have requested them in their lunch for tomorrow.  I added nuts and topped with some streusel I had left over from something else. These were amazing. It can be pricey though, which is the downside. 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