Easy Morning Glory Muffins

The South Arm Multicultural Community Kitchen made some easy and tasty muffins that are a glorious way to start any day.


These Easy Morning Glory Muffins combine the great taste and chewy texture of carrots with the wonderful flavours of apple, raisins, coconut, walnuts and cinnamon.


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups shredded carrots
  • 1 apple – peeled, cored and shredded
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened flaked coconut
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract


This recipe yields 12 very large muffins. These muffins freeze well.

Source: South Arm Community Kitchen


IMG_8702Preheat oven to 350F.

Grease and dust with flour 12 muffin cups, or lined with paper muffin liners.

IMG_8694In a large bowl, mix together flour, sugar, baking soda, cinnamon and salt.
IMG_8696In a separate bowl, beat together eggs, oil and vanilla.
IMG_8698Stir egg mixture into flour mixture.
IMG_8699Stir in the carrot, raisins nuts, coconut and apple, just until moistened.
IMG_8719Scoop batter into prepared muffin cups.

Bake in a preheated oven for 20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into center of a muffin comes out clean.

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