Wednesday, September 19, 2018


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!
These Carrot Apple Muffins are the best muffins to wake up to, hence their nickname “Sunshine Muffins”! They’re soft and full of delicious flavor. They’re one of my favorite muffin recipes. This recipe originally came from my sister, Nicole, but I’ve been making it for my family for years. It’s one of those recipes that everyone loves!
  • 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


  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  2. Combine the flour, sugar, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, eggs, oil and vanilla in a large mixing bowl. Mix well with wooden spoon.
  3. Fold in remaining ingredients: carrots, apple, nuts and coconut.
  4. Scoop into 12 regular-sized greased muffin tins and sprinkle a little coarse sugar on top of each muffin.
  5. Bake for 18-25 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. ENJOY!!
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