Raisin-Carrot Muffins

2 reviews, 5 star(s). 100% would make again

Ready in 35 minutes

My kids love these muffins, and they are nutritious too!

"Good muffins! I used 1/2 yogurt & 1/2 buttermilk, then 1/8 unsweetened applesauce & 1/8 oil for the oil. Yum!"


2/3 cup golden raisins; or dried currants
1/2 cup Boiling water
Nonstick cooking spray
1/2 cup All-purpose flour
1/2 cup Whole wheat flour
1/3 cup toasted wheat germ
1/2 teaspoon Baking Powder
1/2 teaspoon Baking soda
1/2 teaspoon Salt
1/2 teaspoon Ground cinnamon
1 Egg
1/4 cup Buttermilk
1/3 cup Brown sugar; packed
1/4 cup Cooking oil
1 cup carrot; finely shredded

Original recipe makes 16



1. Preheat oven to 400 degree F. In a small bowl, combine raisins and boiling water; set aside. Coat sixteen 2-1/2-inch muffin cups with cooking spray or line with paper bake cups; set aside.

2. In a medium bowl, stir together all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, wheat germ, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and the 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon. Make a well in the center.

3. In a small bowl, beat egg slightly; stir in buttermilk, brown sugar or substitute, and oil. Add all at once to flour mixture; stir just until moistened (the batter should be lumpy). Drain raisins. Gently fold raisins and carrot into batter.

4. Spoon batter evenly into prepared muffin cups, filling each cup two-thirds full. Sprinkle with additional cinnamon.

5. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes or until golden. Cool in muffin cups on a wire rack for 5 minutes. Remove from cups. Serve warm. Makes 16 muffins.

Verified by stevemur
Alert editor   
Calories Per Serving: 140 Get detailed nutrition information, including line-by-line nutrition insights?  Try BigOven Pro for Free for 14 days!

Date My private notes
Add your own private notes with BigOven Pro!

Take your recipes anywhere

Save to your recipe box and bring to the store with free BigOven membership!

Recipe Links

Link in another recipe. What would you serve with this?

Comment on Raisin-Carrot Muffins

Rating (optional):

sign in to add your comment

Get seasonal ideas by email


Add my review

Good muffins! I used 1/2 yogurt & 1/2 buttermilk, then 1/8 unsweetened applesauce & 1/8 oil for the oil. Yum!
Raineygirl 3y ago

[I posted this recipe.]
comtois 9y ago

Add unlimited recipes. Remove ads. Custom folders. Find recipes for your diet. Try BigOven Pro Free