Recipe: Apple carrot muffins aka Sunshine muffins

These Apple Carrot Muffins (also known as Sunshine Muffins) are full of carrots, apples, coconut, cinnamon & nutmeg. Your house will smell amazing after baking a batch of them!


2 cups flour

¾ cup sugar

2 tsp. baking soda

½ tsp. salt

1 tsp. cinnamon

1 tsp. nutmeg

3 eggs

½ cup vegetable oil

2 tsp. vanilla

2 cups grated carrots

1 cup apple, peeled and grated

½ cup chopped nuts, optional

¼ cup coconut, optional

coarse sugar, for topping, optional


- Preheat oven to 350ºF.

- Combine the flour, sugar, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, eggs, oil and vanilla in a large mixing bowl. Mix well with wooden spoon.

- Fold in remaining ingredients: carrots, apple, nuts and coconut.

- Scoop into 12 regular-sized greased muffin tins and sprinkle a little coarse sugar on top of each muffin.

- Bake for 18-25 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. ENJOY!

Recipe courtesy of Yummy Healthy Easy