Muffin Recipe By MyNutriCounter

Carrot, Cardamom & Walnut Muffins

Carrot, Cardamom & Walnut Muffins

Whether you want to start your day with a nutritious breakfast or finish your day with a nutritious dessert, this carrot, cardamom & walnut muffin recipe should be a go-to option for you.

Muffin Recipe By MyNutriCounter

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  • Serves

    9

  • Prep

    30 mins

  • Cook

    20 mins

  • Total Time

    50 mins

  • Dietary

    GF, VEG

Ingredients:

For the Muffins

  • 125g/4.5oz almond flour
  • 15g/0.5oz coconut flour
  • 1 tbsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ginger powder
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 10g/2 tsp crushed cardamom seeds
  • 2 eggs
  • 75ml/2.5fl oz melted coconut oil
  • 80ml/2.75fl oz honey
  • 10ml/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 50g/2oz grated carrots
  • 50g/2oz chopped walnuts

For the Coconut Frosting

  • 400ml/13.5fl oz can of coconut cream
  • 60g/2oz yoghurt
  • 60g/2oz coconut oil
  • 5ml/1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 50ml/1.75fl oz honey

Method:

For the Frosting

  1. Refrigerate can of coconut cream overnight.
  2. Carefully take chilled coconut cream out of the refrigerator the following day, and open it without disturbing the solidified layer. Scoop this layer out leaving the clear liquid behind.
  3. In a mixer, beat this cream to soft-peaks.
  4. Add in yoghurt, coconut oil, vanilla, salt, and honey.
  5. Chill for about 4 hours.

For the Muffins

  1. Prepare a muffin pan with liners.
  2. In a bowl, sift together all dry ingredients(almond flour, coconut flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, ginger powder, and nutmeg).
  3. In a separate bowl, mix the wet ingredients (eggs, cardamom seeds, coconut oil, honey, vanilla).
  4. Fold in the dry ingredients into the wet.
  5. Add in grated carrots and half of the chopped walnuts.
  6. Pour the batter into the individually-lined muffin tin.
  7. Bake in a 175C/350F oven for about 20 minutes.
  8. Allow to cool completely before frosting.
  9. Top with chopped walnuts for garnish.

Breakfast, Desserts, Gluten-free, Muffins, Snack, Vegetarian

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