Zucchini-Carrot Muffins

Zucchini and carrots make these small cakes moist and delicious. Prepare them in a mini bundt pan to set them apart from the rest of the muffins on your brunch table.

Zucchini-Carrot Muffins
Yield: 12 mini bundt cakes Prep 15 mins Bake 350°F 25 mins

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 pinch ground cloves
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 small zucchini, shredded (3/4 cup)
  • 1 small carrot, grated (1/2 cup)
  • 1/2 cup sunflower seeds

Make It

1. Heat oven to 350 degree F. Coat the wells of a mini-bundt or standard-size muffin pan with nonstick cooking spray.

2. Whisk together flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, ginger, cinnamon and cloves in a large bowl.

3. Mix eggs, oil and sugar in medium-size bowl. Whisk for 30 seconds to dissolve sugar. Stir in shredded zucchini and carrot.

4. Stir egg mixture into flour mixture. Stir in sunflower seeds. Divide batter equally among wells, a slightly heaping 1/4 cup in each.

5. Bake at 350 degree F for 23 to 25 minutes or until crowned and lightly browned. Remove from pan to wire racks to cool.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 252, Fat, total (g): 13, chol. (mg): 35, sat. fat (g): 1, carb. (g): 31, fiber (g): 1, pro. (g): 4, sodium (mg): 256, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.