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These hearty muffins are the perfect make-ahead breakfast or after school snack. Use Ontario-grown carrots and apples and you’ll feel even better knowing you’ve supported your local growers!

12 muffins

Ontario Apple Carrot Muffins
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  • ¾ cup (180 mL) each all-purpose and whole wheat flours
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) baking powder
  • ½ tsp (2.5 mL) each baking soda and cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp (1 mL) salt
  • 2 Ontario Eggs
  • ¾ cup (180mL) sugar
  • ½ cup (125 mL) vegetable oil
  • ½ tsp (2.5 mL) grated orange rind
  • 2 medium Ontario Apples, cored, unpeeled and coarsely grated
  • 1 medium Ontario Carrot, peeled and coarsely grated


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (180°C). Line 12 muffin cups with paper liners or grease.
  2. In medium bowl, combine flours, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt.
  3. In large bowl, whisk together eggs, sugar, oil and grated rind. Stir in dry ingredients until just blended. Stir in grated apples and carrots.
  4. Spoon evenly into muffin cups. Bake for about 25 minutes or until lightly browned and firm to touch. Cool on rack.


Nutrients per serving (1 muffin): 216 calories, 10 g total fat, 122 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrates, 2 g fibre, 3 g protein.

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