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Sunday, November 11, 2007

Moist Pineapple Carrot Muffins

1 c. crushed pineapple in juice [8 oz. can)
3 c. flour (whole wheat or white)
2 c. sugar (or 1 c. honey)
1 t. baking soda
1 t. baking powder
1 t. salt
2 t. cinnamon
2 Large eggs
1 egg white [or can just put in three eggs total]
1/2 c. safflower oil [can put butter in for part of it]
2 t. vanilla
2 c. shredded carrots
1/2 c. applesauce

Preheat oven to 350*F. Sift the dry ingredients. Make a well and drop the wet ingredients in the middle. Mix together. Separate the egg whites; put eggs in and add the egg whites last if using whole wheat flour. Beat 1 1/2 minutes or until blended. Stir in pineapple, carrots and applesauce. You can add nuts or raisins if you want. Put into greased muffin tins. Bake for 22 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Cool on wire racks for 10 minutes. Makes 24 muffins.

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