Love Carrot Cake? Then These Healthy Carrot Muffins Are for You!

Caitriona Redmond

February 13, 2017

Healthy carrot muffins

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These healthy carrot muffins are packed full of carrots and sultanas and make a great healthy lunchbox option. The mix of spices often found in carrot cake gives the muffins a delicious flavour and you’ll find they disappear in no time!

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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!

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Delicious Carrot Muffins

Makes 6 muffins


  • 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.

This recipe, and more, is available on Wholesome Ireland.

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Published On: February 13th, 2017 / Categories: Food and Recipes / Last Updated: May 15th, 2021 / Tags: , , , , /

About the Author: Caitriona Redmond

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Caitriona is a food writer, blogger and author, as well as a mother to 2 boys and a teen stepdaughter. After Caitriona was laid off during the recession, with her family budget getting smaller she found herself facing a shrinking amount of money on a weekly basis to spend on food. She could feed the family on convenience food for the same amount that she had to spend but she chose to cook the best food she could within their tight budget. Her blog is about her, how she manages and the rollercoaster that parenting and living on a tight budget brings.

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