How to Make Morning Glory Muffins

Julia Mueller

Homemade muffins are a special addition to breakfast or brunch. Enjoy them with friends and family, or make them as a grab-and-go breakfast for busy work weeks. Warmly spiced with cinnamon, Morning Glory muffins are made with grated carrot, apple, raisins, walnuts, shredded coconut, and sometimes pineapple. While the list of ingredients is long, the process for baking these muffins is simple and well worth the required steps.

This recipe makes 12 muffins.

Tips

  • To save time, use a food processor to shred the carrot and apple.
  • Not a fan of gluten? Replace the all-purpose flour with gluten-free all-purpose flour.
  • For naturally sweetened, refined sugar-free muffins, replace the brown sugar with coconut sugar.
  • You can choose to use sweetened or unsweetened shredded coconut.

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grate 1 cup-worth of carrot, and 1 cup-worth of apple.

How to Make Morning Glory Muffins

Julia Mueller

Add the flour, cinnamon, brown sugar, baking powder, and salt to a mixing bowl and stir together.

How to Make Morning Glory Muffins

Julia Mueller

Add the grated carrot, apple, raisins, and walnuts to the flour mixture and stir to combine.

How to Make Morning Glory Muffins

Julia Mueller

In a separate bowl, whisk together the eggs, oil, and vanilla extract.

How to Make Morning Glory Muffins

Julia Mueller

Add the egg mixture to the bowl with the flour mixture and stir well until a thick batter forms.

How to Make Morning Glory Muffins

Julia Mueller

Line a 12-hole muffin pan with baking cups. Scoop batter into the pan using an ice cream scoop or small measuring cup, filling the holes 2/3 of the way up.

How to Make Morning Glory Muffins

Julia Mueller

Bake on the center rack of the preheated oven for 30 to 40 minutes, or until muffins test is clean when poked with a toothpick.

How to Make Morning Glory Muffins

Julia Mueller

Allow muffins to cool for 10 minutes before serving. Enjoy!

How to Make Morning Glory Muffins

Julia Mueller