Amazing Gluten-Free Carrot Muffins



Posted April 5, 2022 (Last updated April 5, 2022)



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This yummy carrot muffin recipe uses freshly grated carrots and gluten-free flour and baking powder to make healthy, kid-friendly muffins with a delicious cream cheese topping. (Gluten-Free)


  • Gluten-free flour icon
    Gluten-free flour240 g
  • Baking soda icon
    Baking soda2 teaspoons
  • Gluten-free baking powder icon
    Gluten-free baking powder2 teaspoons
  • Salt icon
    Salt1 teaspoon
  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar410 g
  • Egg icon
  • Olive oil icon
    Olive oil120 ml
  • Vanilla extract icon
    Vanilla extract3 teaspoons
  • Carrot icon
    Carrot335 ggrated
  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter5 tablespoons
  • Cream cheese icon
    Cream cheese85 g
  • Powdered sugar icon
    Powdered sugar305 g

  • 1. Pre-heat oven - 175°C
  • 2. Grease a clean mini muffin pan
  • 3. Add gluten-free flour, baking soda, gluten-free baking powder and salt to a clean medium bowl
  • 4. Whisk briefly until combined then set aside
  • 5. Add granulated sugar and egg
  • 6. Mix together until combined
  • 7. Add olive oil and vanilla extract to the batter
  • 8. Beat until smooth
  • 9. Transfer dry ingredients to batter and beat until blended
  • 10. Add carrot to the batter and mix until combined
  • 11. Spoon batter into mini muffin pan
  • 12. Bake until springy to touch - 15 min, 175°C
  • 13. Transfer onto cooling rack
  • 14. Add unsalted butter, cream cheese, vanilla extract and powdered sugar to the large mixing bowl
  • 15. Beat until smooth - high speed
  • 16. Frost muffins

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