Healthy lunch box muffins

Healthy lunch box muffins


Makes 6-8


  • 250g cream cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup (250mls) milk
  • 1 2/3 cups (250g) self-raising flour
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 cup carrot, grated
  • 2 apples, grated
  • 2/3 cup sultanas


Preheat oven to 200°C (180°C fan-forced).

Microwave cream cheese for one minute to soften slightly. In a large bowl, whisk cream cheese with eggs and milk until smooth. Whisk in flour and cinnamon. Stir through carrot, apples and sultanas.

Grease a 6-hole Texan muffin tin (or a 12-hole normal muffin tin). Distribute batter evenly. Bake for 30-35 minutes until cooked through.

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Serving Suggestions


  • Try replacing half the flour with wholemeal self-raising flour for an even healthier muffin.
  • You could also add grated zucchini or some shredded tasty cheese to the batter.
  • Recipe by Greer Worsley, who blogs at Typically Red.

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