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!
1TablespoonCalvadosmay use vanilla extract in place of Calvados
1 1/2teaspoonsground cinnamon
1cupall purpose flour
1cupgrated carrotsgrated with small grater blade
1Granny Smith applepeeled, cored and grated with small grater blade
Preheat oven to 350° F.
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.
Using 1-1/2inch ice cream scoop, fill mini muffin cavities 3/4full.
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.
Yield: 2-1/2 dozen mini muffins.
Carrot Apple Craisin Mini Muffins
Amount Per Serving
Calories 81Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Total Carbohydrates 10g3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.