Spiced Carrot Cake Muffins

True Protein Blog Avatar Fallback reviewed by our Nutrition Team 09 December 2022

Get into the Christmas spirit with these delicious carrot cake muffins.

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Spiced Carrot Cake Muffins

Makes 12 Muffins

Prep time: 30 minutes


Protein 6.7

Carbohydrates 8

Fats 11



3 eggs

¼ C Greek yoghurt

¼ C olive oil

½ C milk

1 ½ C self-raising flour

1 serving (30g) True Protein WPI90 in French Vanilla

1/2 C raw sugar

½ tsp vanilla extract

2 tsp mixed spice

Pinch of salt

1 C grated carrot

½ C chopped walnuts

Cream cheese frosting:

½ C light cream cheese

2.5 tbsp icing sugar

¼ tsp vanilla extract

¼ C walnuts to decorate



1. Preheat your oven to 180°C

2. In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, greek yoghurt, olive oil and milk

3. Add the flour, vanilla WPI90, vanilla extract, mixed spice and salt and use a spatula to gently fold until just combined

4. Add the grated carrot and chopped walnuts and fold again

5. Line a muffin tin with paper cases and spoon in the batter until ¾ full

6. Place in the oven for 14-16 mins or until a skewer comes out clean. Place on a baking rack to cool

7. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, add the cream cheese, icing sugar and vanilla and stir to combine

8. Once the muffins have cooled, use a knife to spread some frosting on each muffin and top with some finely chopped walnuts

Tip: keep them stored in an air-tight container in the fridge

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