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Carrot Spice Muffins

What you need: 

1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon
3/4 teaspoon ginger
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon cloves
1-1/2 cups shredded carrots or 3/4 cup of carrot pulp from juicer
1/2 cup non-dairy milk
1/3 cup agave nectar
1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce or 1 standard snack container
1 teaspoon vanilla
Safflower or other oil for greasing pan
Brown sugar (to sprinkle on tops) to taste

What you do: 

1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
2. Combine dry ingredients (flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, salt, and cloves) in a large mixing bowl.
3. Add in liquid ingredients (non-dairy milk, agave nectar, applesauce, and carrots) and mix well.
3. Grease the cups of a standard 12 cup muffin pan with safflower oil and spoon mixture in to cups. Sprinkle tops of muffins with brown sugar.
4. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean. Let cool 10 minutes.
Source of recipe: This recipe is slightly modified from: posted by SusanV. I modified it a little for more common ingredients. These are yummi, afternoon snacks. My friends and I love them.

Preparation Time: 
15 min, Cooking time: 15- 20 min
Cooking Time: 
15- 20 min
Recipe Category: 


Ok, just a one note, it is not actually a good idea to bake these into paper cups! The paper sticks to this heavier muffin. :)

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