Healthy Carrot Muffins

Healthy Carrot Muffin

These healthy carrot muffins, are packed full of carrots and sultanas and make a great healthy lunchbox option.

The texture of these carrot muffins is more of a dense pudding than that of a springy doughy muffin that you would typically buy in the shops. My picky 5 year old loves them!

Healthy Carrot Muffins - Wholesome Ireland - Food & Parenting BlogIngredients (makes 6):

  • 1 large carrot, peeled and coarsely grated
  • 3 tablespoons sultanas
  • 5 tablespoons coarse wholemeal flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 3 tablespoons natural yoghurt
  • 2 tablespoons sunflower oil


  1. Preheat a (fan) oven to 160 degrees Celsius and line a muffin tin with 6 muffin cases.
  2. Place all your ingredients in a medium mixing bowl. Stir well until the carrots are well coated with all the ingredients. Divide the mixture between the muffin cases.
  3. Bake in the oven for 35-40 minutes then remove from the oven and allow to cool before eating.

Related Lunchbox recipes : Crispy Chickpeas & Focaccia Bread Recipe.

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