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Carrot and Spice Muffins

Carrot and Spice Muffins

A flavorful muffin with carrots, apples and coconut. Yum!

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 35 minutes

Servings: 12

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 cup Kellogg's® Smart Start® Strong Heart Antioxidants cereal Buy Now
  • 1/2 cup fat-free milk
  • 1 cup finely shredded carrots
  • 1/2 cup shredded, peeled apple
  • 1/2 cup refrigerated egg substitute*
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup flaked coconut
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil

Directions:

1. In medium bowl stir together flour, baking powder, cinnamon, salt and nutmeg. Set aside.

2. In large bowl combine KELLOGG'S SMART START ANTIOXIDANT cereal and milk. Let stand about 2 minutes or until cereal softens. Add carrots, apple, egg substitute, brown sugar, coconut and oil. Beat well. Add flour mixture, stirring until just combined. Portion evenly into twelve 2 1/2-inch muffin-pan cups coated with cooking spray or lined with foil bake cups.

3. Bake at 375°F about 15 minutes or until toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool in muffin pan for 5 minutes. Remove from pan. Serve warm.

*Note: If desired, replace egg substitute with 2 slightly beaten eggs.

TIP Shred apple by pushing a crisp, peeled, baking apple over the large holes on a grater.

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