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Morning Glory Muffins

Morning Glory Muffins
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Yield: Makes 12 to 18.

High-energy food, one of these muffins will get you off to a good start in the morning or give you an extra boost midafternoon. Manchester Highlands Inn, Manchester, Vermont


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/4 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups grated carrot
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut
  • 1 medium-sized apple, peeled, cored, and grated
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract


In a large bowl, sift together the flour, sugar, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt. Stir in the carrot, raisins, coconut, and apple. In another bowl, beat the eggs, oil, and vanilla. Stir into the flour mixture until the batter is just moistened.
Spoon the batter into greased or paper-lined muffin tins and bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 35 minutes or until springy to the touch.
Updated Wednesday, January 7th, 2009

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One Response to Morning Glory Muffins

  1. Amy. Catherine Adams April 30, 2013 at 7:56 am #

    What a wonderful way to greet the morning! These muffins are aptly named, as after biting into one you taste the glory of flavors of cinnamon, and apple, laced with coconut. The texture is welcoming too.

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