Cinnamon Spiced Carrot & Apple Muffins

Carrot & Apple Spiced Muffin Recipe
7th June 2016

Cinnamon Spiced Apple & Carrot Muffins


You will need­: x2 mixing bowls, 12 hole muffin tin plus paper cases for lining, a grater, sieve and wire rack for cooling. 

For the muffins:-

  • 90g finely grated carrots
  • 85g cooking apples
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • Juice & zest of 1 lemon
  • 120g soft light brown sugar
  • 75ml Vegetable oil
  • 2 Free range eggs
  • 120g self-raising four
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp rolled oats (optional)

Makes 12 Muffins


  1. Preheat the oven to gas 4, 180°C, fan 170°C and line the 12-hole muffin tin with paper cases.
  2. In a mixing bowl grate the carrots and apples and add the cinnamon, sugar, salt, oil, eggs, lemon zest and juice, mixing until thoroughly combined.
  3. In a separate bowl sift the flour, baking powder and bicarbonate of soda and gradually stir in the carrot mixture to form smooth, lump free a batter.
  4. Divide evenly between the muffin cases and then scatter over the oats. Bake for 15-18 minutes until the sponge springs back when touched.
  5. Remove from the oven and leave to cool in the muffin tin for 5 mins, before turning out onto a wire rack.
  6. Serve whilst fresh, or store for up to 3 days in an airtight container. 

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