Monday 18 March 2013

Eggless Carrot-Orange Muffins

Hello All!!
Finally I feel energized and good spirited. It’s been a few days that it is just the two of us at home since S is out of the country. We are spending a lot of time with each other talking, watching TV and movies, going to mall and cooking.. I’m into one pot meals which are wholesome, nutritious and saves my time too..
Since it’s holiday time, the kid is more hungry than usual, I guess free times makes you feel like nibbling something every now and then. But this is where being a mom I need to monitor and keep a control as my kid is naturally inclined towards junk, he is more than happy eating wafers, namkeen mixture and more..But, the control freak mother that I’m, everything is given in small portions and then to add to his pampering I’m indulging more into baking.

It’s a recipe that I’ve come up with and I was very skeptical about the outcome but since it turned out super moist, it has already been made two times in this week.  This is such a hassle free muffin and is ready in 30mins flat with all the preparation and cooking time. And the best part is it’s loaded with carrots which are a good source of Vitamin A, that’s very important for healthy eyes and has the flavor of orange too to make it more delicious. To add a bite and crunch I’ve added the nuts and since orange and chocolate gel well, I’ve topped the muffins with some Choco chips, making these muffins more desirable any day.. The muffins turn out very light, I’ve reiterated many times that Cake made with oil is always very light( Check out the Vegan Choco Banana Cake too)..light on the tummy and weight tooWinking smile!
Sending this to my event ‘Only’ Continental Cooking hosted by Raksha’s Kitchen.

Eggless Carrot-Orange Muffin

Preparation Time: 15mins

Baking Time: 15-20mins

Makes: 6-7Muffins

Difficulty Level: Easy

1cup APF
1/4  fortune rice bran oil
3/4cup milk
a pinch of cinnamon pwd
1/4 cup sugar
2tsp brown sugar
1/2cup grated carrot
1/2tsp vanilla essence
1tbsp desiccated coconut
1tsp baking powder
1/2tsp baking soda
zest of one orange
1tbsp chopped almonds/walnuts
1tbsp Choco chips
Mix all the dry ingredients together (APF, Sugars, cinnamon powder, baking powder and baking soda).
Mix all the wet ingredients together (oil, milk and vanilla essence).
Mix the wet ingredients into the dry by cut and fold method. Do not over mix else the muffins will not rise and turn dense.
Add the carrots and nuts and give a final mix.
Pour the batter into greased muffin molds ( I used silicon cups). Place a few Choco chips into each cup.
Bake in a preheated oven at 180C for 15-20mins or till the toothpick inserted comes out clean.
Unmold and cool on cooling rack.
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Prema said...

Delicious muffin,perfectly baked... Yum!

My World My Home said...

Carrot & orange muffin looks so yummy.....:-)

Anonymous said...

The list of ingredients does not contain how much carrot. Can you please update?

Akila said...

Yummy muffins... Bookmarked
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Rafeeda AR said...

amazing muffins... they look really nice...

Sanoli Ghosh said...

never mix-matched carrot with orange. Yummy and delightful muffins.

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Unknown said...

interesting combo.. love the color..

Dolly Sharma said...

Flavorful yummylicious muffins. Love your clicks as well. My favorite is the last click ,tempting me and now I'm craving for a muffin with my ginger tea.

Rashida Shaikh said...

It's too soft and no doubt healthy muffins. :)
Have a nice week ahead!

Priya Suresh said...

Never tried my hands in this combo,sounds excellent and cant wait to make some soon. said...

Lovely orange muffins...

Unknown said...

love the combination and clicks :) so inviting, i think i must try this combination

Ms.Chitchat said...

Tasty muffins, love the orange flavour. Healthy muffin with the goodness of orange and carrots.

Vimitha Durai said...

Am bookmarking this. simple and yum
Thats one tempting platter dear. nice post
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AJ said...

Love these muffins!

Home Cooked Oriya Food said...

these look so yum... love it... and has such healthy ingredients in it! Nice!

Unknown said...

delicious muffin!!! love the quick and easy recipes!!! very helpful!! bookmarking it
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Raksha said...

Love these muffins. Thanks for linking these to ONLY EVENT.



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