Chocolate Chip Carrot Almond Muffins YUM

Chocolate Chip Carrot Almond Muffins

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2/3 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/3 cup almond meal
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder (aluminum free!)
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrot
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup chocolate chips plus some for topping
  • DIRECTIONS:
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. Grease the tins muffin pan (or spray with non-stick cooking spray)
  2. In a large bowl, stir together the flour, brown sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt.
    Carrot Muffins 1
  3. In a small bowl, beat the egg and then whisk in the carrot, milk, butter, and vanilla.
    carrot muffin 2
  4. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry and stir just until combined. Add the 1/3 cup chocolate chips and stir to incorporate.
    carrot muffin 3
    carrot muffin 4
  5. Grease the tins muffin pan (or spray with non-stick cooking spray)
    carrot muffin 5
  6. Divide the batter between muffin tins
  7. Add a chocolate chip to the top of each muffin (I’ve been informed this is the most important part)
    carrot muffin 6
  8. Bake for about 15 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into the center of one comes out clean.
  9. Let cool for about 5 minutes in their tins, then carefully remove and place onto a wire rack to cool completely
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  10. These will freeze well (if you can get them into the freezer before they are all gone!)
    carrot muffin final...

Additional info;

Use ALUMINUM FREE baking powder!
carrot muffins baking powder

I love using colorful organic carrots. They each have a subtly different flavor! Remember to save the ends you cut off for compost or better yet freeze for future vegetable broth.
carrot muffin carrot broth

If you amend this recipe in any way I would LOVE to hear what you did that worked. Please share in the comments below so we can all benefit from your courageous prowess!

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