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Muffins

MN WIC Program


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Carrot Muffins

Printable Version: Carrot Muffins Recipe (PDF: 519KB/1 page)

  • No-stick cooking spray

Heat oven to 350°F.

Coat 12 muffin cups (muffin pan) with no-stick cooking spray.


  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 cup flour OR 1/2 cup whole wheat flour with 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 cups carrots, shredded

For a variation, add:

  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • Walnuts to top of muffins
  • Combine eggs, applesauce, sugar, oil and vanilla in a large bowl. Mix well.
  • Stir together flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon in a separate bowl.
  • Add flour mixture to egg mixture. Stir just until blended.

Stir in carrots and raisins.

Fill muffin cups 1/2 full with batter. Bake 25 minutes or until lightly browned. Let cool 5 minutes. Remove muffins from pan and cool completely.

Servings: 12


OTHER COOKING OPTIONS

Loaf Pan: Bake in an 8- or 9-inch loaf pan for 50-60 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

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Mystery Muffins

Printable Version: Mystery Muffins Recipe (PDF: 485KB/1 page)

  • No-stick cooking spray
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup sugar

Heat oven to 350°F.

Coat 12 muffin cups (muffin pan) with no-stick cooking spray.

  • Mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and 1/4 cup sugar in a large bowl.

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 4 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 12 medium strawberries OR 12 1-inch chunks banana OR 12 pitted cherries OR 12 peach slices OR any favorite fruit
  • 2-3 Tbsp sugar
  • Combine eggs, milk, vanilla and oil in a separate bowl. Mix well.
  • Add egg mixture to flour mixture. Stir just until blended.
  • Fill muffin cups 1/2 full with batter. Roll each piece of fruit in a small amount of sugar. Use your finger to push fruit down into the batter in each cup.

Bake for 20 minutes or until lightly browned. Let cool 5 minutes. Remove muffins from pan and cool completely.

Servings: 12


Tip:

  • A family favorite! Kids enjoy creating and eating the surprise inside these muffins!

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Bran Muffins

Printable Version: Bran Muffins Recipe (PDF: 682KB/1 page)

  • No-stick cooking spray
  • 1 1/4 cups flour
  • 1 Tbsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon

Heat oven to 400°F.

Coat 12 muffin cups (muffin pan) with no-stick cooking spray.

  • Stir together flour, baking powder, salt and cinnamon in a medium bowl.

  • 1 1/2 cups bran flakes cereal
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup oil

For a variation, add:

  • 1/2 tsp vanilla

Sprinkle unbaked muffins with mixture of:

  • 3 Tbsp flour
  • 2 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp margarine
  • Combine cereal and milk in a large bowl. Let stand 3 minutes until cereal is soft.
  • Add brown sugar, egg, oil and vanilla. Mix well.
  • Add flour mixture and stir just until blended.

Fill muffin cups 2/3 full with batter. Bake 20 minutes or until lightly browned. Let cool 5 minutes. Remove muffins from pan and cool completely.

Servings: 12

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Tasty Muffins

Printable Version: Tasty Muffins Recipe (PDF: 615KB/1 page)

  • No-stick cooking spray

Heat oven to 400°F.

Coat 12 muffin cups (muffin pan) with no-stick cooking spray.


  • 1 3/4 cups flour
  • 1 Tbsp baking powder
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • Mix 1 3/4 cups flour, baking powder and sugar in a large bowl.

  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • Mix the egg, milk and oil in a separate bowl.
  • Add the egg mixture to the flour mixture. Stir just to combine.

  • 1 cup berries
  • 1/4 cup flour

Coat berries with 1/4 cup flour. Gently stir berries into batter.

Fill muffin cups 2/3 full with batter. Bake 15 minutes or until lightly browned. Let cool 5 minutes. Remove muffins from pan and cool completely.

Servings: 12

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