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Packed with flavorful and wholesome ingredients, these carrot-banana muffins make a good snack or breakfast.

Source: EatingWell Magazine, September/October 1996

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total:
1 hr
Servings:
18
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Coat 18 standard-size (2 1/2-inch) muffin cups with cooking spray.

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  • Place raisins in a small bowl and cover with hot water; let soak for 5 minutes. Drain and set aside.

  • Whisk whole-wheat flour, all-purpose flour, oat bran, wheat germ, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and allspice in a large mixing bowl.

  • Whisk egg whites in a medium bowl until frothy. Add brown sugar (or Splenda) and whisk until it has dissolved. Mix in bananas, milk, oil and vanilla.

  • Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients. Add the wet ingredients; stir with a rubber spatula until just combined. Gently stir in carrots and the drained raisins. Scoop the batter into the prepared pan and sprinkle with nuts.

  • Bake the muffins until the tops spring back when touched lightly, 15 to 20 minutes. Let cool in the pan for 5 minutes. Loosen the edges and turn the muffins out onto a wire rack to cool slightly before serving.

Tips

DIY Muffin Cups: Make your next batch of muffins or cupcakes the ultimate grab-and-go treat by lining your tin with muffin liners. No liners? No problem. Use 5-inch squares of parchment paper, coat each muffin cup with cooking spray, and push each square into the cups using a small can or bottle, pressing the paper up the sides. (It's OK if some of the paper is sticking out over the rim.) Fill each cup as directed.

Nutrition Facts

199 calories; protein 4.9g; carbohydrates 36.3g; dietary fiber 3.2g; sugars 19.6g; fat 5.6g; saturated fat 0.6g; cholesterol 0.3mg; vitamin a iu 2068.3IU; vitamin c 2.2mg; folate 39.3mcg; calcium 51mg; iron 1.4mg; magnesium 44mg; potassium 277.1mg; sodium 192mg; thiamin 0.2mg.
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