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Healthy Carrot and Apple Muffins (GF, DF, EF)

These healthy muffins are easy to make, tastes great and contain no refined sugar. Gluten-free, vegan and allergy-friendly. Great for a snack or lunchbox treat.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Snack
Servings 12 Muffins


  • 1/2 Cup Olive or melted coconut oil
  • 3 Mashed ripe bananas
  • 3 Cups Carrot (finely grated) Approx 3 medium sized carrots
  • 1 Cup Apple (finely grated) Approx 2 apples
  • 1 Tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1/4 Cup Maple Syrup
  • 2 Cups Gluten Free Flour
  • 2 Tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 Tsp Baking Soda
  • 2 Tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 1 Tsp Ground Ginger
  • 1/2 Tsp Ground Clove
  • 1/4 Tsp Ground Nutmeg
  • 1/2 Tsp Salt


  • Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  • In a large bowl, mix the oil, bananas, maple syrup and vinegar and whisk until well combined.
  • Sift in the flour, baking soda, baking powder, spices and salt, then stir until evenly mixed.
  • Add the grated carrot and apples and stir until well mixed.
  • Spoon the batter into 12 greased muffin tins, then bake at 180°C for 18-22 minutes or until a toothpick poked in the centre comes out clean.
  • Remove the muffins from the oven, allow to cool for a few minutes before turning it out of the muffin tin. Transfer to a cooling rack to cool completely.
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