Photo: David Prince; Styling: Linda Hirst
Prep Time
10 Mins
Cook Time
18 Mins
Makes 1 dozen

Whole Wheat Carrot-Nut Muffins are everything you love about carrot cake with plenty of cinnamon and cloves for added spice.

How to Make It

Step 1

Preheat oven to 375°. Line a 12-cup muffin pan with paper liners.

Step 2

Stir together first 9 ingredients in a large bowl. Stir in walnuts. Whisk together eggs and next 3 ingredients in a medium bowl; stir in carrots. Stir carrot mixture into flour mixture just until moist. (Do not overmix; batter will be thick.) Spoon batter into prepared muffin pan, and sprinkle with sunflower seeds.

Step 3

Bake 18 to 20 minutes. Remove from pan; cool on a wire rack.

Step 4

VARIATION: Stir 1 cup sweetened shredded coconut into dry ingredients. Bake as directed.

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