19 July 2011

Carrot Muffins (My favourite)


I've posted a recipe before for carrot muffins (Spiced Carrot Muffins), and they are delicious, but I just had to share with you the recipe for my all time favourite carrot muffins.

These are the carrot muffins my Mum always makes and I love them!  So moist and delicious, she usually serves them up without any icing, but cut in half and spread with a bit of butter.  The walnuts give them an amazing crunchy texture, although you can always leave them out if walnuts aren't your thing.

Dry Ingredients
¾ cup flour
½ teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon Mixed Spice
¼ cup chopped walnuts
½ teaspoon salt
2 teaspoon cinnamon
¾ cup brown sugar
½ cup sultanas

Wet Ingredients
½ cup oil
2 grated carrots
2 beaten eggs

Method
Mix all of the dry ingredients together in a bowl.  In another bowl mix the wet ingredients together.
Tip the wet mixture into the dry and mix until just combined.
Spoon batter into prepared muffin tray and bake for about 20 minutes at 180°C.
Makes 6 large muffins, or 12 medium.

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17 comments:

  1. mmm yum - might have to make some these hols!

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  2. mmmmmm
    I can smell them over here!
    be there is a jiffy!!!
    lol


    love and light

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  3. Yummo! Carrot cake is my fav so I reckon I'd love these! And looks like a super easy recipe. These are definitely gonna get made this weekend :-)

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  4. thanks for the recipe! The one and only time Ive tried carrot muffins I had to biff the entire batch out...The one and only time Ive ever done that. I might actually stick to the recipe this time ;)

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  5. Sounds delicious!

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  6. yum. thanks for sharing.

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  7. thanks for sharing! few questions... what recipe for icing did you use? and what are "sultanas"? :)
    lovin your new backround!

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  8. Hi JuRita - couldn't find your email to send you back my answers, so here they are!

    I used cream cheese icing - you can find the recipe here: http://www.paisleyjade.com/2009/01/carrot-cake-with-cream-cheese-icing.html

    Sultanas are dried green grapes - sweeter than raisins (from dried red grapes).

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  9. Yummo, I'm going to have to try this recipe - thanks for sharing!
    I'm a brand-newbie to your lovely blog,
    Jxx

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  10. Those look fabulous and the little dollop of icing....yuuuuumm!

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  11. YUM!
    How easy is that recipe!
    Definitely a goer!
    Cheers hun!
    P.s. my thighs don't like you very much!!
    x Stacey

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  12. Oh these look delectable! With that dollop of cream cheese on top, I can even taste how good they'd be. Thanks for sharing this one :o)

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  13. They look delish!! I love carrot cake but never made the muffins. Will give it a go xxx

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  14. LOVE!
    Thanks for posting. :)

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  15. I just made these last night and they are amazing!! I think I'm going to make them this Saturday with my vacation bible study kids! Good way to get them a veggie, hidden in yummy good-ness. Haha!

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  16. I can see why you favor them! YUM!

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  17. vanessa6:50 pm

    Only 3/4 cup of flour?

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