Healthy Carrot Walnut Muffin Recipe

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Muffins are a lot of fun to make and even more fun to eat. This healthy muffin recipe using carrots and walnuts is dairy-free too. It’s great for breakfast or a quick snack.

Healthy Muffin Recipe

Vegan Carrot Walnut Muffins


  • ¼ cup oil (coconut/sunflower)
  • ¼ cup whole wheat flour
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • ½ cup soy milk
  • ½ cup water
  • ¼ cup carrot, grated
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon powder
  • 3-4 cardamom (only seeds)
  • Small piece of ginger, crushed
  • Handful of raisins, almonds

Vegan Spicy Carrot Walnut Muffins Ingredients


Preheat oven to 190 C (or 375 F) for 5 minutes.

Beat milk, oil, sugar and water together until sugar dissolves and to form a smooth consistency.

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Stir in rest of the ingredients except walnuts to the mix and lightly mix all ingredients.

Vegan Spicy Carrot Walnut Muffins 2

Pour the batter into the baking tin and garnish with grated/chopped almonds.

Vegan Spicy Carrot Walnut Muffins 3

Bake at 190 C (or 375 F) for 30-35 minutes.

Allow the muffins to cool on the rack for 10-15 minutes.


Vegan Spicy Carrot Walnut Muffins 5a


  1. You can check if the cake is cooked by poking a toothpick right into the muffin.
  1. You can increase/decrease the amount of sugar based on your taste.
  1. You may need to increase/decrease the amount of water as carrots might lose some water in the mix.


Also published on Medium.



Oh these sound yummy. I’ll have to share the recipe with our daughter. She is vegan and always looking to try new recipes.


Interesting … wouldn’t have thought to use carrots in a recipe! Sounds like a healthy snack.

Rachel Dean

These look delicious! Thank you for the recipe! I love carrot muffins.

Hannah Middleton

LOVE it when I see good vegetarian and/or vegan recipes. These look fairly easy to make too. Definitely going to have to try it out!

Lisa Martens

I’m not vegan but these definitely look delicious! I love when you can sneak some vegetables in to something the kids wouldn’t suspect. I love carrot cake so I’m sure these would be a great addition to my recipes.

Crystal Wachoski

These look great and I love that you used healthy ingredients. I’m wanting to eat one!

Ron Leyba

Amazing recipe. Thanks for sharing this. Might try this soon!

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