Total:
35 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
12 muffins
Level:
Easy

Nutrition Info

Healthy
Total:
35 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
12 muffins
Level:
Easy

Nutrition Info

Healthy

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup old-fashioned or quick-cooking oats, uncooked
  • 2/3 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/3 cup fat-free (skim) milk
  • 1/4 cup light (mild) molasses
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 large egg
  • 3 medium carrots, shredded (about 1 1/2 cups)
  • 1/2 cup chopped dried plums (prunes)

Directions

Watch how to make this recipe.

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Grease 12 standard muffin-pan cups, or line cups with fluted paper liners. 

In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Stir in the oats. In a medium bowl, mix the applesauce, milk, molasses, brown sugar, oil and egg with a fork until blended. Stir in the carrots and prunes. Add the applesauce mixture to the flour mixture and stir just until the flour is moistened (the batter will be lumpy). 

Spoon the batter into the prepared muffin-pan cups (the muffin cups will be full). Bake until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean, 23 to 25 minutes. Immediately remove the muffins from the pan. Serve the muffins warm, or cool on a wire rack to serve later.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Cooking Tips

How to Poach Eggs Perfectly

Watch videos from Cooking Channel shows and chefs. Learn to prepare feature recipes and relive your favorite moments

On TV

Belly Up!

7am | 6c

Belly Up!

7:30am | 6:30c

Belly Up!

8am | 7c

Belly Up!

8:30am | 7:30c

Belly Up!

9am | 8c

Belly Up!

9:30am | 8:30c

Cake Hunters

10am | 9c

Cake Hunters

10:30am | 9:30c

Cake Hunters

11am | 10c

Cake Hunters

11:30am | 10:30c

Cake Hunters

12pm | 11c

Cake Hunters

12:30pm | 11:30c

Cake Hunters

1pm | 12c

Cake Hunters

1:30pm | 12:30c

Donut Showdown

2:30pm | 1:30c

Donut Showdown

3:30pm | 2:30c

Sugar Showdown

4:30pm | 3:30c

Sugar Showdown

5:30pm | 4:30c

Sugar Showdown

6:30pm | 5:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Cupcake Wars

8pm | 7c

Cake Hunters

10pm | 9c

Cake Hunters

10:30pm | 9:30c

Good Eats

11pm | 10c

Good Eats

11:30pm | 10:30c

Cupcake Wars

12am | 11c

Cupcake Wars

1am | 12c

Cake Hunters

2:30am | 1:30c

Good Eats

3am | 2c

Good Eats

3:30am | 2:30c