Tuesday, 1 March 2011
Banana Carrot and Walnut Muffins
3 medium carrots
2 medium very ripe bananas
1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
1 large egg at room temperature
2 cups whole wheat flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp bicarbonate of soda
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
Preheat oven to 180C. Grease a 12 cup muffin tin with butter or spray with Spray and Cook.
Grate carrots and set aside.
Mash bananas with fork and set aside.
In mixing bowl, cream butter and brown sugar until fluffy.
Add egg and beat well.
Stir in the bananas.
In small bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, salt and bicarbonate of soda.
Add flour mixture to banana mixture. Do not overmix!
Add carrots, vanilla and nuts and combine carefully.
Spoon mixture into the muffin pan, dividing equally so that your muffins are all the same size.
Bake 20 to 25 minutes.
Posted by Rita Venter at 07:22