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Fruitful Whole Grain Muffins

  • Author: Lisa Keys
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 18 muffins 1x



1-cup all-purpose flour

½ cup white whole wheat flour

1-cup coconut sugar (or brown sugar)

¾ cup flax seed meal

½ cup unsweetened shredded coconut

2 teaspoons cinnamon

2 teaspoons baking soda

1-teaspoon baking powder

½ teaspoon salt

1 cup shredded carrots

1 cup chopped dried apples

½ cup golden raisins or chopped apricots

¾ cup milk

2 eggs

1-teaspoon coconut extract


  1. Heat oven 350F. Line 18 muffin cups with paper liners.
  2. In large bowl, whisk flours, coconut sugar, flax seed meal, coconut, cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder and salt, until blended.
  3. Toss in carrots, apples and raisins or apricots.
  4. In another bowl, whisk milk, eggs and coconut extract; add to dry ingredients and mix just until dry ingredients are moistened. Don’t over mix.
  5. Divide batter evenly among prepared muffin cups (about 2/3 full).
  6. Bake 15 to 18 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • Category: quick breads
  • Method: baking

Keywords: muffins, whole grain, dried fruit, fresh fruit, hummingbird