Carrot Muffins Recipe

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Another classic muffin recipe. This time we use carrots as the main ingredient. But we also add some cinnamon, pecans, nutmeg and more.

carrot muffin

carrot muffin (Photo credit: shok)

Ingredients list:

  • 2 medium eggs.
  • 1 ½ cups of flour.
  • 1 cup of grated carrots.
  • 1 cup of sugar.
  • ½ cups of oil.
  • ¼ cup of orange liqueur.
  • ¼ cup of raisins.
  • ¼ cup of chopped pecans.
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder.
  • ½ teaspoon of baking soda.
  • ½ teaspoon of cinnamon.
  • ½ teaspoon of nutmeg.
  • ¼ teaspoon of salt.

Instructions:

  • Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  • Prepare muffin tins with paper liners or use silicone bakeware.
  • Heat the orange liqueur to just boiling.
  • Add the raisins and remove from heat.
  • Set aside and allow to soak.
  • Place the pecans in a food processor bowl to chop them. Remove and set aside.
  • Cut the carrots into chunks and chop coarsely.
  • Add sugar, oil and eggs.
  • Process until thoroughly blended.
  • Sift the dry ingredients together and add to processor bowl with the chopped pecans.
  • Process until the ingredients are moist.
  • Drain raisins and fold in by hand.
  • Fill the muffin tins two-thirds full.
  • Bake for 40 minutes.
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