Thursday, November 11, 2010

Morning Glory Muffins

Morning Glory Muffins

Makes 24.

A tasty, healthy start to your day. These muffins are full of all sorts of goodness.

1-1/2 c. all-purpose flour
1/2 c. whole wheat flour
1-1/4 c. white sugar
1 T. ground cinnamon
2 t. baking powder
1/2 t. baking soda
1/2 t. salt
2 c. grated carrots
1 apple - peeled, cored and diced
1 c. raisins
1 egg
2 egg white
1/2 c. apple butter
1/4 c. vegetable oil
1 T. vanilla extract
2 T. chopped walnuts, optional
2 T. toasted wheat germ

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Line muffin tins with paper liners.

In a medium bowl, whisk together egg, egg whites, sugar, apple butter, oil, and vanilla.

In another bowl, sift together flours, cinnamon, salt, baking soda, and baking powder. Stir in egg/sugar mixture, as well as carrots, apples, and raisins. Stir until just moistened.

Spoon the prepared batter into muffin cups.

In a small bowl, combine walnuts and wheat germ, if using. Sprinkle over muffin tops.

Bake for 16-18 minutes, or until golden brown and a toothpick comes out clean.

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