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Muffin Monday ~ Morning Glory Muffins

A muffin can be what ever you want it to be wrapped up in one pretty little parchment paper package.  These muffins are a combination of two of my favorite muffins pumpkin and carrot cake.  I thought why not let these beauties collide.

Is it just me or does a muffin seem healthier?  I could eat a triple chocolate chip muffin and feel like I just had a breakfast of champions, but I would never eat a piece of chocolate cake and think that.  As you know I love me a good muffin!  Or two.

There you have it….

It’s just another muffin Monday,
I wish were Sunday,
cause thats my Funday,
My I don’t gotstah Runday…

Yeh well, if I were a Bangle that’s how I would have written that song!

Enjoy ~ with love,

Morning Glory Muffins

12 muffins or 6 large muffins
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Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Course baked goods
Cuisine American, baked goods
Servings 12 muffins


  • 2 cups Flour
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 2 teaspoons Baking Soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 2 teaspoons Cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon Nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground Ginger
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup Pumpkin
  • 1/2 cup Vegetable Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla
  • 1 medium Apple diced small
  • 3/4 cup Carrot grated
  • 1/2 cup flaked Coconut
  • 1/2 cup Golden Raisins
  • 1/2 cup Pecans or Walnuts chopped
  • zest of 1 Orange


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  • Combine flour, sugar, baking soda, salt, and spices in bowl.
  • Crack eggs into separate bowl and whisk, add pumpkin, oil, and vanilla whisk to combine add to dry ingredients.
  • Fold in apple, carrot, coconut, raisins, nuts and orange zest.
  • Grease muffin tins or use muffin papers to line tins, fill 2/3 full bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean
Keyword carrot cake, coconut, muffin, nuts, pumpkin, spice
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  1. I love muffins too!!! This recipe is awesome… pumpkin is my fav and carrot is my husbands fav! Going to make some!

  2. The muffin man song came on Radio Disney today & it made me laugh because that’s what I call my little guy. My kids love their muffins. These look pretty awesome!