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Healthy Carrot Cake Muffins [V+GF+Oil Free]

Healthy carrot cake muffins are a delicious treat made using wholesome ingredients and without any refined sugars. Perfect for breakfast or dessert!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time16 mins
Total Time26 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: gluten free, oil free, refined sugar free, vegan
Servings: 12 Muffins
Calories: 92kcal


Dry Ingredients

  • 1.5 cups chickpea/garbanzo flour
  • 2.5 tsp baking powder

Wet Ingredients

  • 2 medium carrots shredded
  • 1 large banana mashed
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 lemon zested


  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F and line a muffin tray with 12 muffin cups, or grease.
  • Add your dry ingredients in a large bowl and whisk to combine.
  • Combine your wet ingredients in another bowl and mix well. Then add the wet ingredients to the dry and mix until combined.
  • Spoon the mixture into your 12 muffin cups, filling about 3/4 of the way to the top. (They won't rise much.)
  • Bake for 16-18 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.
  • Let cool for a few minutes at room temperature, and enjoy warm. Store leftovers in an airtight container.


Serving: 1Muffin | Calories: 92kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 31mg | Potassium: 314mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 1710IU | Vitamin C: 1.8mg | Calcium: 75mg | Iron: 0.9mg