Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 0 mins

MY Mother-in-Laws healthy moist tasty muffin receipe

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine oil,vanilla sugar. Mix in eggs.
  2. Add flour,baking soda ,baking powder, cocoa.
  3. Mix well & add carrots, apples, zucchini and any optionals.
  4. Adding 1/2 cup apple sauce makes it very moist.
  5. Mixture will be thick and not batter like. This is normal. They do not rise much so fill the muffin cups about to level of the top.
  6. Place in muffin pans with papers or spray silicone pans.
  7. Bake 28 minutes at 350 degrees.
  8. Tasty dense moist muffin. I used splenda and egg substitute to reduce calories so I can justify the chocolate chips.
  9. They freeze well and can be defrosted in micowave individually.
  10. optional substitute for spice muffin 2 tsp cinnamon & 1 tsp nutmeg for cocoa powder.
Most Helpful

We call this recipe "Yucky Yummy Cake" because the ingredients that go in are "yucky" but it comes out "yummy"! A great lunch box recipe! Thanks for sharing.

jnj mama January 16, 2010

The steps don't mention when to add the bran. I followed the steps and it didnt occur to me i didnt add bran before baking. I would add it to the steps.

KennyB March 18, 2007