Carrot Muffins

carrot muffins
Carrot Muffins Preparation Time:
15 minutes
Cooking Time:
12 minutes
Makes 9-12
Carrot Muffins Ingredients:
  • 1 cup grated carrots
  • ½ cup oil
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 Tablespoons crushed tinned pineapple
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 cup gluten self raising free flour
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ cup walnuts, finely diced
Cream cheese drizzle
  • 3 Tablespoons block-style cream cheese at room temperature
  • ½ cup castor sugar
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract or paste
  1. Preheat oven to180 degrees Celsius.
  2. Place muffin cases in the muffin tin.
  3. Combine carrots, oil, sugar, egg and pineapple and mix .
  4. Mix the dry ingredients together in a separate bowl and slowly add.
  5. Fold in walnuts.
  6. Fill muffin cases ¾ full and finish with light sprinkling of brown sugar.
  7. Bake for 12 minutes or until a knife comes out clean.
  8. When cooled add cream cheese drizzle, if desired.
To make Cream Cheese Drizzle: (This small amount of cream cheese is low in FODMAPs)
  1. Whip cream cheese in bowl using electric beaters. Slowly add confectioner’s sugar and vanilla.
  2. Drizzle over muffins when they are cooled. Keep the drizzle small.
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