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freshly baked carrot muffins in a stack with carrots behind them

Healthy Carrot Muffin Recipe

Delicious and Healthy Carrot Muffins are very easy to make and a great way to add veggies to your diet
Course Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword carrot muffins
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings 12 muffins
Calories 147kcal
Author savorandsavvy.com


  • 1 cup applesauce
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 ½ cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp baking solda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 cup grated carrots approx 3


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a large bowl, combine egg, applesauce, honey, melted butter and vanilla. Stir until fully combined. Set aside.
    egg, applesauce and vanilla in a clear glass bowl
  • In a small bowl, combine the whole wheat flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg.
  • Add half of the flour mixture to the wet ingredients, stir well and then add carrots. Combine fully before adding remaining flour mixture.
    Glass bowl on white counter with wet ingredients and starting to add in the dry
  • Line muffin pan with paper or use silicone liners and then portion 1/4cup of batter into each liner.
    closeup of a muffin tin liner with carrot batter in it
  • Bake for 22-25 minutes, until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
    several stacked muffins with hints of carrot slices


Always check the oven at the earliest time as everyone's oven temperature is slightly different. Add an oven thermometer, if you don't have one already. 


Serving: 1muffin | Calories: 147kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 334mg | Potassium: 82mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 144IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 1mg