Carrot Raisin Nut Muffins

Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 45 mins
Cook 20 mins

Inspired by the muffins at Java House, these have a body like a carrot cake and coffeecake-style topping.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Prepare -- grate the carrots, chop or crush your walnuts, let your butter soften.
  2. Stir together all dry muffin ingredients (flour, brown sugar, baking soda, baking powder, spices, raisins, walnuts.).
  3. Add all of the rest of the muffin ingredients and stir well. (egg, oil, milk, pineapple).
  4. In a separate bowl, mix together the topping ingredients with a spoon. (brown sugar, flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, butter).
  5. Spoon the muffin batter into a muffin pan, about 2/3rds of the way full. (non-stick, or greased, or lined with paper cups).
  6. Distribute topping mix on top of muffin batter.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.
  8. Let cool, then remove from pan and eat!


Most Helpful

I am not sure how much of Granny's you had been nippin on, but this recipe was Not okay. The baking time was completely off, too. Don't try this one, you'll just waste your time and money.

wrenfishergirl January 17, 2011

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