Mmmmaking mmmmarvelous mmmmmorning mmmuffins
Recipe type: Muffin
Total time: 
Serves: 12
The perfect way to start any day!
  • 1⅓ cups all-purpose flour (or all purpose gluten free flour + ½ tsp xantham gum)
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup packed brown sugar
  • 1½ teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • ⅓ cup canola oil
  • ⅓ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 apple, cored, peeled and diced
  • ½ cup grated carrots
  • 3 tbsp ground flax
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • ¼ cup plus 2 tablespoons dried flaked unsweetened coconut, divided
  1. Preheat oven to 375° F. In a large bowl, mix together flour, sugar, brown sugar, baking soda, cinnamon and salt.
  2. In a separate bowl, whisk together eggs, oil, applesauce and vanilla, then add to flour mixture and stir just until combined. Add apples, raisins, carrots and ¼ cup of the coconut and stir gently until well combined.
  3. Spoon batter into 12 paper-lined muffin tins, filling each about ¾ full. Top evenly with remaining 4 teaspoons coconut and bake for 15 minutes, or until tops are firm and toothpick comes out clean.
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