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Carrot Cake Mug Muffin

carrot muffin on table with oats and cranberries
  • Prep time: 5 m
  • Cook time: 3 m
  • Makes: 1

Try making your own version of carrot cake, in a mug! You’ll be getting vitamins, antioxidants and fiber from the carrots, healthy fats from the flax seed, protein from the egg, and complex carbohydrates from the banana and oats. Just what we need for a healthy and satisfying on-the-go snack or breakfast!

Ingredients and Equipment

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Directions

Step 1 

Mash banana in a mug. Add the egg, and mix until combined.

Step 2 

Add oats, flax, carrot, cinnamon, vanilla, dried fruit, and nuts. Mix.

Step 3 

Microwave mug for 2 to 3 minutes.

Step 4 

Allow to cool slightly before removing from the mug. Shake it in the cup to loosen, and turn it upside down. Allow to cool.

Step 5 

Enjoy warm or at room temperature.

Tips & Variations

  • Flax seed can be replaced with 2 tablespoons rolled oats

  • To make this recipe gluten free, use gluten free rolled oats

Nutrition Per Muffin

Calories
320
Total Fat
12g
Saturated Fat
2.5g
Sodium
90mg
Carbohydrates
38g
Fibre
5g
Sugar
16g
Protein
11g