5 from 1 vote
Carrot Apple Craisin Mini Muffins
Carrot Apple Craisin Mini Muffins
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
18 mins
Total Time
33 mins

Carrot Apple Craisin Mini Muffins are variation of carrot cake, omitting the pineapple and coconut, and instead using apples, Craisins and wheat bran! Who would have thought that they would have tasted so good!

Course: Bread, Brunch, Mother's Day
Cuisine: American
Servings: 30 mini-muffins
Calories: 81 kcal
Author: Chula King
  • 1 egg extra large
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter room temperature
  • 2 Tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/3 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon Calvados may use vanilla extract in place of Calvados
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup wheat bran
  • 1 cup grated carrots grated with small grater blade
  • 1 Granny Smith apple peeled, cored and grated with small grater blade
  • 1/4 cup Craisins
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans toasted
  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. In a large bowl, beat together eggs, butter, oil, buttermilk, white sugar, brown sugar, vanilla extract, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Mix in flour and wheat bran; stir just until combined. Add carrot, apple, Craisins and pecans; stir just until combined.
  3. Using 1-1/2inch ice cream scoop, fill mini muffin cavities 3/4full.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 15 to 18 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cakes comes out clean. Let cool completely on wire rack.
  5. Yield: 2-1/2 dozen mini muffins.
Nutrition Facts
Carrot Apple Craisin Mini Muffins
Amount Per Serving
Calories 81 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Cholesterol 9mg3%
Sodium 83mg3%
Potassium 45mg1%
Carbohydrates 10g3%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 770IU15%
Vitamin C 0.2mg0%
Calcium 11mg1%
Iron 0.4mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.