Carrot Raisin Muffins

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 24
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 223.3
  • Total Fat: 4.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 48.0 mg
  • Sodium: 286.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 42.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.4 g
  • Protein: 3.4 g

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Number of Servings: 24


    1 c. raisins + 1 c. boiling water
    3 c. flour
    3 t. baking soda
    2 t. baking powder
    1/2 t. salt
    2 t. cinnamon
    1/2 t. nutmeg
    5 eggs
    2 c. sugar
    3/4 c. oil
    3/4 c. applesauce (you can use any combination of the oil and applesauce that you want. Nutrition facts calculated with 1/4 cup canola oil and 1 1/4 cup applesauce)
    2 t. vanilla
    4 carrots, grated

    3 oz cream cheese
    1 T butter
    1 1/2 cup powdered sugar
    1 tsp vanilla


1. Place the raisins in a bowl and cover with boiling water. Set aside.

2. In a small bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg. Set aside.

3. In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs and sugar. Stir in oil, applesauce and vanilla until combined. Drain the raisins and add to the bowl. Add the carrots and mix. Pour the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and stir just until moistened.

4. Fill greased muffin tins 3/4 full. Bake at 350 degrees for 18 to 22 minutes, until browned and fully baked.

For the frosting:

1. Beat the cream cheese, butter or margarine, powdered sugar and vanilla together until fluffy, about 2 minutes. Frost muffins once they are fully cooled. Store in the refrigerator.

Number of Servings: 24

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user POETANGEL.

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