These moist muffins are chock-full of goodies like coconut, apple, pineapple, carrots and nuts. They're delicious for breakfast or lunch.
INGREDIENTS (for 2 servings):
- 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 1/4 cups sugar
- 3 teaspoons ground cinnamon
- 2 teaspoons baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 3 eggs
- 3/4 cup applesauce
- 1/2 cup vegetable oil
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 cups grated carrots
- 1 medium tart apple, peeled and grated
- 1 (8 ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained
- 1/2 cup flaked coconut
- 1/2 cup raisins
- 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients.
In another bowl, combine the eggs, applesauce, oil and vanilla. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened (batter will be thick). Stir in carrots, apple, pineapple, coconut, raisins and nuts. Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups two-thirds full.
Bake at 350 degrees for 20-24 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks.
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