These are delicious served with a little pat of butter or a dollop of cream cheese - but for the kiddos, they're perfect just as they are for a quick and healthy breakfast.
This easy recipe for healthy muffins is sure to become a favorite that the whole family loves. The recipe calls for just a few simple ingredients and is a great way to use up overripe bananas.
If you liked my Cranberry White Chocolate Muffins, you have to give these Banana Carrot Muffins a try.
- All purpose flour or white whole wheat flour
- Baking soda
- Baking powder
- Pumpkin pie spice
- Large eggs
- Brown sugar (light or dark)
- Vanilla extract
- Shredded carrots
- Oil (extra virgin olive oil, vegetable oil or canola oil)
This is meant to be a brief overview of the recipe for carrot banana muffins. For step-by-step instructions and a full printable recipe card with ingredients, please scroll down to the teal box below or Jump to Recipe.
- Preheat your oven 375°F.
- In a food processor, pulse banana and carrot first. Batter may have lumps.
- Add all remaining ingredients EXCEPT flour. Pulse to combine.
- Add flour and pulse.
- Pour your batter evenly into 12 muffins (should be about ¾ full).
- Bake for 18-22 minutes.
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📋Banana and Carrot Muffins
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Banana and Carrot Muffins
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- 2 cups all purpose flour or wheat flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- ½ teaspoon salt
- 2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
- 2 large eggs
- 1 cup mashed ripe banana approx. three small bananas approximately
- ½ cup packed brown sugar light or dark
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 5 oz carrots shredded
- ⅓ cup oil extra virgin olive oil, vegetable oil or canola oil
- 2 tablespoon Optional: sprinkle oats on top
- Preheat your oven to 375°F.
- While the oven preheats, pulse the banana and carrot together in a food processor. Your batter may have small chunks of carrot and not be entirely smooth. This is normal. (And delicious!)
- When batter is ready add all of the remaining ingredients EXCEPT flour and pulse.
- Add the flour and pulse in the food processor until well combined.
- Line a muffin tin with paper liners and pour the batter evenly into each well until they are about ¾ full.
- Bake 18-22 minutes or until a knife inserted comes out clean.
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Just made these and they turned out great! I didn't have apple sauce on hand so I just mashed up a banana instead. Yummy!
Tawny George says
I loved this Two Tarts recipe and their site has recently been taken down! Do you happen to have the original recipe on hand or recall how you changed yours? Thanks!
Ang Paris says
Oh no, that's a bummer! Sorry, I don't know exactly what changes I made.