Pineapple Carrot Raisin Muffins

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 25 mins

My father got muffins from a tenant of his (who happens to be a chef). My mom made my dad ask the chef if he would write down the recipe for her Then, My mom asked if I would make it, and I agreed with a sort of "ehhh, pineapple??" attitude. haha. Well, it's delicious! It's light and sweet. and I baked mine until they sort of got crsip around the edges (crunchy muffin tops are lovely in my opinion). The original recipe calls for walnuts, but I personally use chopped almonds instead.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. In large bowl combine dry ingredients: Flour, Sugar, Baking Powder, ground cinnamon and ground ginger.
  3. Stir in carrots, raisins and nuts.
  4. In a seperate bowl, combine wet ingredients: undrained pineapple, eggs, butter and vanilla.
  5. Stir into dry ingredients until just blended.
  6. DO NOT OVERBLEND, please. (: (it's for your own good, really).
  7. Spoon into greased 2 1/2 inch muffin cups.
  8. Bake in 375 degree oven for 20-25 minutes, or until toothpick inserted into center is clean when removed.
  9. Remove from pan and cool on wire rack.
Most Helpful

Was looking for something to use up some crushed pineapple and wow did I find a great one. I had one fresh from the oven and loved the crisp crust and all the flavors but was a bit sweet. I may try half pineapple and half apple. Will try one cold to see the difference, what was wonderful warm.

adopt a greyhound March 12, 2013

I made this for a bake sale - they loved it. I made it for Bible Study - they loved it. I made it for my husband - he loved it. Get the idea?

edie5138 May 10, 2009

My daughter classified this as a keeper. I'll second that motion!!! GREAT RECIPE!!!!

The Kissing Cook October 19, 2006