These carrot pineapple muffins bring a delicious tropical twist to a classic carrot muffin. Subtly spiced, and jam packed with carrot, pineapple, and raisins, these make a unique and tasty treat that the whole family will enjoy!
Saturday January 30, 2021
Carrots Cinnamon Ginger Pineapple Raisins
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If you have been following my blog for any length of time, I don't think its a secret that muffins are one of my favorite things to bake (and eat!). But I bet you probably didn't know that carrot muffins are my absolute favorite muffin. Back when I was working, I would
often always stop for a coffee and muffin at McDonalds in the mornings (who can beat their price?!) and I would always, always get the carrot muffin.
Being the carrot muffin connoisseur that I am, I already have a recipe on my site for Carrot Cupcakes, which are essentially just carrot muffins with frosting - YUM! These carrot pineapple muffins were adapted from that recipe and they bring such a unique tropical twist to a classic carrot muffin. They are so easy to make, and they are a great snack, breakfast, or even dessert!
These Carrot Pineapple Muffins are simple to make. The batter is a very thick, but this is normal because most of the liquid component of this recipe is hiding in the carrots and pineapple. too much extra moisture added would result in dense, soggy muffins, and no one wants that!
Step 1: in a medium bowl, stir together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, ginger and cinnamon and set aside
Step 2: in a large bowl, beat the oil, eggs, yogurt, brown sugar and vanilla together until fully incorporated. Stir in the pineapple tidbits
Step 3: add the flour mixture to the oil mixture in 3 additions, stirring well after each addition.
Step 4: carefully fold in the shredded carrots and raisins - do not over mix! Batter should be very thick and sticky
Step 5: divide the batter evenly into a greased or lined muffin tray, and bake at 350 for 18-20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into center comes out clean.
Hi I’m Natalie. I live in Ontario, Canada with my husband, daughter and our cat. Since I was little, I have always enjoyed discovering new recipes and sharing food with loved ones. When I’m not in the kitchen you’ll probably find me crocheting, reading, or crafting.
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