Morning Glory Muffins

A glorious baked treat to have at your brunches, these Morning Glory muffins are moist, hearty, and healthy. They have a wonderful mix of flavors that include cinnamon, earthy walnuts, sweet carrots, and tangy pineapple.

This muffin recipe makes 10 glory -ous jumbo muffins.

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morning glory muffin recipe
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Morning Glory Muffins

Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Breakfast, Brunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: apples, carrots, morning glory muffin
Servings: 10
Calories: 487kcal



  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a jumbo muffin pan with 10 liners and set aside.
  • In a large bowl whisk together the flour, sugar, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Stir in the carrots, raisins, coconut and walnuts. Set aside.
  • In another large bowl, whisk together the eggs, oil, pineapple and shredded apple. Add the dry ingredients and mix with a rubber spatula until incorporated.
  • Fill muffin liners three-quarters full. Sprinkle each muffin with a teaspoon of sunflower seeds. Bake for 28 to 30 minutes or until centers bounce back when pressed.


Calories: 487kcal | Carbohydrates: 63g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 59mg | Sodium: 254mg | Potassium: 271mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 31g | Vitamin A: 2232IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 2mg