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Fruit and Veggie Muffin Recipe

Fruit and Veggie Muffin Recipe

Yield – 4 servings

Preparation Time – 10 minutes

Cooking Time – Mini muffins: 8-10 minutes, Regular muffins: 15-2o minutes.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup AP flour (or 1/2 cup whole wheat and 1/2 cup AP flour)
  • 3 T canola oil *
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 cup mashed or grated fruit or veggie **See ideas below!
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts (optional)

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 F.
  • In bowl, combine eggs, oil, sugar and mashed fruit or veggie. Whisk. Mix well.
  • Add flour, baking soda, baking powder and cinnamon. Mix until it forms into batter. I use my hand mixer beaters. Add nuts if you like.
  • Pour into muffin cups like this.
  • Mini muffins: Bake 8-10 minutes. Regular muffins: Bake 15-2o minutes. Tops will turn golden.
  • Cool on cooling rack and then serve to hungry little people!

* Oil: If I double the recipe, then I will use 3 Tbsp applesauce and 3 Tbsp canola oil instead of 6 Tbsp canola oil.
**Fruits and Veggies: 1 cup mashed banana, 1 cup grated apple, 1 cup squash AND 1 cup grated apple (double the recipe),  1 cup grated carrots (add 1/2 cup raisins if you like), 1 cup peeled and grated zucchini, 1 cup blueberries, 1 cup bananas AND 1 cup strawberries (double the recipe)…or 1 cup of any other veggie you like…just mash or grate them up!

UPDATE: These freeze beautifully! Thaw in just 10 seconds in the microwave, or in a few minutes on the counter.