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Morning Glory Muffins

Does the weather inspire your cooking?

I woke up yesterday at the crack of dawn to a beautiful morning.  The air was still, the sun was rising, and sunlight was breaking through the leaves on the trees in a way that takes your breath away.  

Yes, it was a glorious morning, and since I was up I decided to make a batch of Morning Glory Muffins.  I was inspired by the day.

Morning Glory Muffins to Start Your Day

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Morning Glory Muffins
Morning Glory Muffins

What are Morning Glory Muffins? Morning Glory muffins are chock full of goodness with dried cranberries. carrots, grated apple, coconut, and walnuts.  They are hearty muffins that will remind you of carrot cake. Yum!

The Reasons You Will Love Morning Glory Muffins


This recipe makes twelve hearty muffins, full of "good for you" ingredients.  You'll find them to be moist, not too sweet muffins that are perfect with your morning coffee.

These muffins taste special.  These muffins are so full of tasty ingredients your family will think you outdid yourself. These muffins are so yummy you might want to make them for a holiday morning breakfast.

No mixer is required.  You'll love how easy it is to make these special muffins. The list of ingredients is long but don't let that stop you.  These muffins are worth it.

Morning Glory Muffins freeze well.  When they are cool, wrap each muffin individually in plastic wrap and then package them in a zip-top freezer bag for another day. 

They will be perfect for a grab-and-go breakfast, a snack, or a friend stopping by for a cup of coffee or tea.



Morning Glory muffins in the Pan
Morning Glory Muffins Ready to Bake


Cooling Morning Glory Muffins
Morning Glory Muffins

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Morning Glory Muffins Recipe



muffins, Christmas breakfast, Thanksgiving breakfast
breakfast
Anmerican
Yield: 12 large muffins
Author: Donna Urso
Morning Glory Muffins

Morning Glory Muffins

Prep time: 20 MinCook time: 25 MinTotal time: 45 Min
This recipe makes a dozen hearty muffins, full of "good for you" ingredients, that you'll find to be moist and not too sweet. Perfect with your morning coffee.

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Line your muffin tin withcupcake papers.Spray the inside of the liners with baking spray. Soak the cranberries in a small bowl of hot water while you assemble the ingredients. Mix the flours, sugar, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, and salt together in a large bowl. Whisk to combine well.
  2. Grate the carrot and apple with a box grater. Add the grated carrot, coconut, nuts, apple, and drained cranberries to the dry ingredients, stirring well to distribute the dry ingredients.
  3. In a separate bowl mix together the eggs, oil, vanilla and orange juice. Add the wet mixture to the dry, stirring until mixed and the dry mixture is evenly moistened. Divide the mixture evenly into the muffin cups. Each muffin cup should be filled to the top.Bake the muffins on the middle rack of your oven for 25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Let the muffins cool for five minutes in the pan and then tip them on their side to finish cooling.
  4. Serve the muffins warm, or wrap them individually for freezing.

Notes

These muffins are best with fresh blueberries.

Nutrition Facts

Calories

313.07

Fat (grams)

17.96

Sat. Fat (grams)

2.59

Carbs (grams)

36.36

Fiber (grams)

3.19

Net carbs

33.17

Sugar (grams)

24.47

Protein (grams)

3.98

Sodium (milligrams)

346.86

Cholesterol (grams)

46.50

Nutritional information is approximate.

Enjoy!

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