Healthy Carrot Cake Muffins

Healthy Carrot Cake Muffins | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

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These healthy carrot cake muffins by El Mundo Eats are absolutely delicious! Even picky eaters will get addicted to these treats. I used to not eat carrots, but these dessert recipes are so good that I can not resist them. The muffins are fluffy, moist, and packed with flavors – perfect with the sweet and creamy frosting and chopped nuts on top. I highly recommend you try this recipe at home.


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Making these carrot cake muffins is easier than you can imagine. Anyone can make it at home, even if you don’t have any baking experience. I love that the muffins are filled with carrots, apples, and walnuts. The flavors blend well together, and you get to taste everything in just one bite. I am sure it will instantly become your favorite muffin recipe, once you try it.

For more carrot recipes, check these out: Best Carrot Cake RecipeEasy Garlic Parmesan Roasted Carrots RecipeBest Zucchini Carrot Fritters

Easy Carrot Cake Muffins Ingredients

Dry ingredients

  • 2 cups spelt flour
  • 2 teaspoons of baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon of nutmeg

Wet ingredients

  • 1/2 cup of milk (room temperature)
  • 1/2 tablespoon of lemon juice
  • 2 large eggs (room temperature)
  • 1/3 cup of coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup of honey
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract


  • 1/2 cup of grated apple
  • 1 1/2 cup of grated carrots
  • 1/2 cup of chopped walnut

Cream cheese frosting:

  • 6 oz cream cheese (room temperature)
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons of honey


How to Make Carrot Cake

Step 1:

In a large mixing bowl, add all the dry ingredients and mix until well combined. Set aside.

Step 2:

In a different mixing bowl, add 1/2 cup of milk and 1/2 tablespoon of lemon juice. Mix and leave for about 10 minutes.

Step 3:

After 10 minutes, add 2 large eggs, 1/3 cup of coconut oil, 1/2 cup of honey, and 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract.

Step 4:

Add the dry mixture  to the wet mixture. Whisk until just combined. Do not overmix it.

Step 5:

Add 1/2 cup of grated apple, 1 1/2 cup of grated carrot, 1/2 cup of chopped walnut to the mixture. Mix until well incorporated.

Easy Carrot Cake Muffins Ingredients (1)
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Step 6:

Line your muffin tray with muffin liners. Fill out each liner with the mixture, but make sure not to fill out all the way to the top.

How to Make Carrot Cake
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Step 7:

Place inside a 350F preheated oven and bake for 23 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean. Once done baking, let the muffins cool completely.

Step 8:

In a medium mixing bowl, combine the honey and cream cheese. Spread it on top of the cooled muffins. Sprinkle chopped nuts on top and serve. Enjoy!


Healthy Carrot Cake Muffins

Healthy Carrot Cake Muffins

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