Festive Carrot Cake Muffins

Festive Carrot Cake Muffins Recipe

By Lena's Vegan Living

🔪Prep Time: 30 mins

👩‍🍳Cook Time: 30 mins



2 cups whole grain spelt flour

2 tsp baking powder

1 tsp baking soda

1 tsp pink Himalayan salt

1 tsp pumpkin spice

1 tsp cinnamon

½ cup crushed pecans


1 ½ cups of carrots 4 to 5 medium size shredded, very finely

¼ cup of grape seed or flavorless oil of your choice

Unsweetened applesauce ¼ cup

½ cup of plant-based milk I use oat milk

1 tbsp apple cider vinegar

1/3 cup of maple syrup


½ cup canned coconut milk

¼ cup Maple syrup

2 tsp lemon juice

1 tbsp Arrow Root


1Preheat oven to 350F.

2In a medium size bowl mix wit appl cider vinegar and let it sit for 15 minutes.

3In a large bowl mix all the dry ingredients except pecans.

4Mix rest of the wet ingredients with milk, except carrot.

5Gradually add the milk mixture into flour mixture and mix thoroughly.

6Gradually add the carrots and mix well.

7Add the pecans mix thoroughly again.

8Spoon batter into your muffing tray; about ¼ cup each.

9Bake for 25 to 30min, until toothpick comes out clean.

10When ready, let it cool down for 15min and remove them from the tray.

11Decorate with curd using piping bag and sprinkle with crashed pecans.


13In a small pot, whisk all ingredients and bring into a boil.

14Reduce the heat, while continue whisking until mixture thickens.

15Take it off the heat.

16Let it cool down for 10 minutes.

17Fill up your pipping bag and decorate your muffins.

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