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Morning Glory Muffins

a1angiem's picture
These muffins are brimming with the tropical tastes of ginger, allspice, and pineapple! There are quite a few ingredients but they are not difficult to make and totally worth the effort!
Ingredients
For the dry ingredients
  All purpose flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ginger 1 Teaspoon
  Allspice 1 Teaspoon
  Brown sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
For the wet ingredients
  Eggs 1 Large
  Buttermilk/Plain yogurt 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Crushed pineapple can 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), drained
  Grated carrots 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Raisins 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped pecans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 400 degree.
2. Prepare a greased muffin pan.
3. Grate the carrots and chop the pecans.

MAKING
4. In a large mixing bowl combine flour, baking powder and soda, salt and cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and all spice and packed brown sugar.
5. Whisk everything well and set aside.
6. In another bowl combine the eggs with vegetable oil, buttermilk and vanilla extract, whisk everything well.
7. Add the crushed pineapple and mix.
8. Pour the wet ingredient to the dry ingredients and mix until everything is moist.
9. Add the grated carrots, raisins and pecans combine everything well.
10. Spoon the mixture into the greased muffin pan.
11. Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes.
12. Remove and allow it to cool on the cooling rack.

SERVING
13. Serve the morning glory muffin along with a cup of tea.

Things You Will Need
Mixing bowl
Oven
Muffin pan

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Breakfast
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Muffin
Ingredient: 
Flour
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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1 Comment

Helen's picture
can these be made in a loaf or layer cake?