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Sour cream carrot muffins

Savory/sweet sour cream carrot muffins ready in 30 minutes! Less sugar and more nutrients!

sour cream carrot muffins recipe

We like to have this muffins for breakfast. Mornings are getting colder here in California and its so hard now to wake up and drive my daughter to preschool at 7am… I am trying to grate carrots in the evening so when i get back from preschool, all i have to do is to throw all the ingredients in a large bowl, mix and bake. Easy!

sour cream carrot muffins recipe

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Carrots are so good for you. Few years ago i was obsessed with growing my own carrots on our backyard. They were so juicy and sweet, not sure why i don’t plant them anymore. Probably because we leave the country for travels every summer, and i have nobody who would take care of my plants while i am overseas.

Sour cream carrot muffins

Savory/sweet sour cream carrot muffins ready in 30 minutes! Less sugar and more nutrients!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 muffins
Calories: 228kcal


  • 1,5 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoon pumpkin spice
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream or half and half
  • 2,5 cups shredded carrots


  • 1/2 cup cream cheese
  • 1 tspn powdered sugar


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spray muffin pan with coconut oil spray or line paper cups if using.( I used 12 cups muffin pan)
  • Mix egg with sour cream ,add sugar, cream and butter. Add all dry ingredients and stir.
  • Add shredded carrots, stir very well.
  • Spoon batter into muffing pan and bake for about 20-25 minutes. Let cool in a pan
  • Combine cream cheese and powdered sugar. just using a fork and then spread it on your carrot muffins.


Nutrition Facts
Sour cream carrot muffins
Amount Per Serving
Calories 228 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 7g35%
Cholesterol 52mg17%
Sodium 171mg7%
Potassium 220mg6%
Carbohydrates 25g8%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 4925IU99%
Vitamin C 1.7mg2%
Calcium 79mg8%
Iron 1.1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


Calories: 228kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 52mg | Sodium: 171mg | Potassium: 220mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 4925IU | Vitamin C: 1.7mg | Calcium: 79mg | Iron: 1.1mg
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