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Cook Eat | The EVERYTHING Muffin Recipe

You know when you have that one brown banana that you don’t want to waste, but one isn’t really enough to whip up a banana cake or banana bread? Yeah that happened to me today.  Not to be thwarted by my lack of over-ripe fruit, I decided to attempt a recipe makeover.
I love breakfast muffins and have a great recipe that is decidedly unhealthy {1 1/2 cups of sugar!}.  Boo.  Using ingredients that I had on hand I mixed things up and the result is a delicious, easy recipe and a perfect lunch-box filler, plus I managed to cut down some of the sugar and flour content without sacrificing on taste!  

Everything Muffins
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Ingredients
  1. 1/2 cup raisins/cranberries soaked
  2. 2 cups grated carrot
  3. 1 ripe banana
  4. 1/2 cup mixed seeds
  5. 1/2 cup coconut
  6. 3 eggs
  7. 2 tsp vanilla
  8. 1/2 cup melted butter
  9. 1/4 cup brown sugar
  10. 1 cup flour
  11. 1/2 cup wheat flour
  12. 1/2 oats {or one packet of instant oats}
  13. 2 tsp baking powder
  14. 1 tsp cinnamon
Instructions
  1. Combine carrots, banana, seeds & coconut.
  2. Beat eggs until thick.
  3. Beat in vanilla, butter, sugar.
  4. Combine dry ingredients.
  5. Combine everything and add soaked fruit, gently stirring until just mixed.
  6. Add to greased muffin tins or use cupcake cases for no mess!
  7. Cook at 180 degrees for 15-20 mins until cooked through.
http://www.thebestnest.co.nz/

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Melissa

I live in rural Auckland, New Zealand. Two boys, one big, one not so big and 2 boy dogs belong to me and I them. I love Coca Cola in all of its sugar-less forms and I love you internet. I take way too many pictures of my kids and collect them all here. This is what I am doing when I should be cleaning or cooking or doing other 'useful' things.

2 thoughts on “Cook Eat | The EVERYTHING Muffin Recipe”

  1. Yum….as soon as I move into my new house and have the use of a kitchen again I will be giving these a go. They sound delicious and not too bad for you either.

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