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Morning Glory Muffins

These easy and tasty Morning Glory Muffins are indeed, a glorious start to any day! Perfect for a sit down breakfast with your favourite cup of coffee, or for a quick, classic grab and go snack!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Breakfast, Muffins
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12
Calories: 377kcal


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup brown sugar packed
  • 2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 2 cups carrots peeled and grated
  • 1 large apple preferably tart, peeled, cored and grated
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut shredded
  • 1/2 cup walnuts chopped
  • 1/3 cup sunflower seeds peeled
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup orange juice


  • Preheat your oven to 375 F ° and line a 12-cup muffin pan with paper liners or lightly spray with cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl combine the flours, sugar, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger and salt.
  • In another bowl combine the raisins, carrots, apple, coconut, walnuts and sunflower seeds.
  • In a separate large bowl combine the eggs, oil, vanilla and orange juice. Add to this the flour mixture and stir using a spatula until combined, do not over mix. Add the fruits/nuts mixture and stir it in.
  • Spoon the muffin batter (I used an ice cream scoop) into the prepared muffin pan. Top wit h more sunflower seeds if preferred.
  • Bake the muffins for 25 to 28 minutes or until they're cooked through.
  • Let them cool for 5 minutes in their pan then transfer them to a wire rack to complete cooling.


  1. The best way to store muffins, or any kind of quick breads, is to place them into a sealable bag and leave them at room temperature. This will keep them fresh for up to 3 days.
  2. Freezing any kind of muffin is pretty easy! Just wrap your muffins in aluminum foil, place them in a large freezer bag, or airtight container, and they will last up to 3 months. When it comes time to reheat, just simply place them in the microwave for a minute or until heated through.


Serving: 1muffin | Calories: 377kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 53mg | Sodium: 351mg | Potassium: 295mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 3661IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 50mg | Iron: 2mg