Morning Glory Muffins

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Quick Facts

Servings: 18
Prep Time: 40 min.
Cook Time: 30 min.
Total: 1 hr. 10 min.
Kate Miller
Moist and delicious muffins that make mornings special.


  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 2 1/2 cups white flour
  • 2 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp ginger
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup shredded coconut
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 2 apples, peeled and grated
  • 4 carrots, peeled and grated
  • 1 15 oz can crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1 cup mandarin oranges, drained
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups applesauce
  • 1/2 cup vegetable or canola oil
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • Coarse sugar (optional)


  • Stir together the flours, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, baking soda, baking powder, and salt in a medium-sized bowl. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, combine the remaining ingredients and stir to blend well. Slowly add in the dry ingredients until fully incorporated.
  • Fill greased muffin tins 3/4 full. If desired, sprinkle coarse sugar on top of the muffins. Bake at 350°F for 30 to 35 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 449
  Calories from Fat 144 (32%)
(26%)Total Fat 17g
(43%)Saturated Fat 9g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
(24%)Cholesterol 70mg
(21%)Sodium 505mg
(10%)Potassium 344mg
Total Carbohydrate 73g
(22%)Dietary Fiber 6g
Sugars 44g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(14%)Protein 7g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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