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The Best Way To Make Morning Glory Muffins

Today, I’m excited to share with you a simple, fast, and incredibly delicious recipe for Morning Glory muffins. These muffins are a treat at any time of the day, and I can’t wait to guide you through the easy process of making them.


  • 1 cup of all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup of sugar
  • 1/2 cup of canola oil (or vegetable oil)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 cup of chopped dates
  • 1/2 cup of sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup of chopped pecans
  • 1 cup of shredded carrots
  • 1/2 cup of shredded apple (using 2 Granny Smith green apples)
  • 1 teaspoon of pure vanilla extract


  1. Mix Dry Ingredients: In a medium-sized bowl, combine the flour, sugar, cinnamon, baking soda, and salt. Use a whisk to ensure thorough incorporation.
  2. Prepare Wet Ingredients: In a smaller bowl, whisk together the oil, eggs, and vanilla until well incorporated.
  3. Combine Wet and Dry Ingredients: Pour the wet ingredients into the flour mixture, being careful not to over-stir. The goal is to blend the dry and wet ingredients without overmixing.
  4. Add Mix-ins: Gently fold in the shredded carrots, shredded apples, chopped pecans, dates, and coconut. Ensure even distribution but avoid overmixing.
  5. Fill Cupcake Pans: Use an ice cream scoop to fill a 12-cup baking pan lined with cupcake liners, filling each about 3/4 of the way.
  6. Bake: Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C) and bake the muffins for 20 to 25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean when tested.
  7. Cool and Enjoy: Allow the muffins to cool for about 5 minutes before transferring them to a cooling rack. Once cooled, savor the delightful aroma and enjoy a taste of these glorious Morning Glory muffins.

Final Thoughts:

These Morning Glory muffins, inspired by a simple and timeless recipe, are a perfect accompaniment to your morning coffee, tea, or even a glass of milk.

The combination of carrots, apples, pecans, and cinnamon creates a symphony of flavors that is sure to delight your taste buds.

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