Carrots and Dried Fruit Make a Good Snack

These need a better name

These need a better name

These are really simple and any dried fruit combination will work. I just happened to have dates and cranberries on hand.

Oh and they are pretty healthy as well.

Carrot Muffins with Dried Fruit and Honey

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup shredded carrot
  • 1/2 cup dried dates
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 tbsp cinnamon sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup oil
  • 1 egg

Beat egg with honey, milk and oil until well blended. Mix everything else in a bowl and create a well in the center. Pour in liquid and mix until a thick batter forms. Grease two muffin tins and spoon batter equally into all twelve holes. Bake at 400 degrees until a toothpick comes out clean from the center, about 20 minutes.

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About Rufus' Food and Spirits Guide

This blog attempts to collect some of the things I try to create with food and booze. Sometimes I succeed and sometimes I fail. My hope is to entertain and maybe help people think a little harder about what they decide to eat and drink.
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11 Responses to Carrots and Dried Fruit Make a Good Snack

  1. missleaa says:

    Great recipe ! I’d love to try this some time.

  2. Might have to make some of these today as we are housebound because of the snow!

  3. i’m just off to the kitchen to make some cakes for this evening’s tea time. These might have to be added to the existing plan. Nice one. I’m never sure about carrot in cake, but I’ll give it a go.

  4. Bill Peeler says:

    These look great – would love to play with this recipe, trying different fruit combinations.

  5. ChgoJohn says:

    Perfect muffins for munching on Sunday mornings with the newspaper.

  6. colormusing says:

    I totally relate to your approach of using what’s on hand. These sound amazing!

  7. nancyc says:

    Yum! These muffins sound good and healthy!

  8. I love theese Greg! I will make them very soon and I am sure they will be amazing! all your recipes are!

  9. petit4chocolatier says:

    Love the cranberries, carrots, and dates! Triple yummy !!! This looks exquisite and perfect!

  10. Pingback: Dried fruit muffins with hidden vegetables | Chef in disguise

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