Carrot-Apple muffin is a very simple and easy to make recipe. The only time consuming process in this recipe is grating the carrots and apple. The cinnamon flavour with grated apple tastes so good together. The chopped walnuts gives the crunchiness making the muffins yummy.
The below recipe makes 12 muffins.
PREP TIME: 20 Mins
COOKING TIME: 30 Mins
Carrot – 2 (Peeled and grated)
Apple – 1 (Peeled & grated)
Walnuts – 100 grams (lightly roasted & chopped)
All purpose flour – 175 ml
Granulated sugar – 150 ml
Ground cinnamon – ½ teaspoon
Salt – ¼ teaspoon
Baking soda – ½ teaspoon
Baking powder – 1 teaspoon
Vegetable oil – 100 ml
Egg – 2 large
Vanilla Extract – 1/2 teaspoon
STEP 1: Roast the walnuts in the oven for 3 minutes until it turns light brown in color and crispy. Let it cool down and chop.
STEP 2: Pre heat the oven to 350 degrees F. Prepare the baking tray (12 muffin moulds) by lining the muffin moulds with cupcake/muffin liners and start preparing the muffin batter.
STEP 3: In a bowl combine all the dry ingredients, flour, sugar, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Mix well.
STEP 4: Add chopped walnuts and give it a good stir.
STEP 5: In a separate bowl add 2 large eggs, vanilla extract and oil. Whisk until all the wet ingredients are combined well.
STEP 6: Now add the wet ingredients mixture to the dry ingredients along with the grated carrot and apple and whisk until combined.
STEP 7: Pour the batter in equal amounts into the prepared muffin tray moulds.
STEP 8: Place it in the oven and bake for 20 – 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the centre of a muffin comes out clean.
STEP 9: Once baked remove from oven and let it cool completely by placing it in a wire rack.