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Carrot Raisin Bran Muffins

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These muffins are delicious for breakfast or snack. They are very filling and contain carrots, nuts and raisins.
  Whole wheat pastry flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 2 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 2 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Oat bran 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Dried okara slices 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Egg replacer 3 Teaspoon (for 2 eggs)
  Warm water 4 Tablespoon
  Molasses 1⁄8 Cup (2 tbs)
  Agave nectar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Brown rice syrup/Maple syrup 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Apple sauce 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Safflower oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (+ more for muffin pan)
  Carrot 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), grated
  Pineapple 6 Ounce, crushed
  Raisins 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Walnuts/Pecans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped

1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
2. Grease the muffin pan with oil. Set aside.
3. In a bowl, mix molasses, agave nectar and brown rice syrup. Set aside.
4. In a large bowl, mix flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, oat bran and dried okara. Whisk to mix well. Set aside.

5. In a large bowl mix egg replacer with warm water. Add in the sweeteners, apple sauce, safflower oil, carrot, pineapple and raisins. Mix well till combined.
6. Mix the dry and wet ingredients and the nuts and mix well till combined.
7. In the greased muffin pan fill the batter to full. Bake for the around 25 minutes or till it turns golden brown.
8. Remove from the oven and let it sit for a few minutes and cool on a rack before serving.

9. In a serving plate, serve the muffins for breakfast or as a snack with choice of beverage.

If egg replacer is not available, then for every egg mix 1 tablespoon of flax meal with 3 tablespoons of warm water.
Any 1 type of sweetener can be used instead of 3.
If dried okara is not available then add extra 1/4 cup of oat bran to replace it.

To make Okara at home please check out this link - How To Make Okara

Things You Will Need
muffin pan

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Carrot and Raisin Bran Muffins serves as a quick and easy breakfast. You can always make more and keep the muffins in the freezer, as they are quite handy.

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