Healthy (and yummy) carrot and banana mini muffins

For a healthy no sugar and no butter recipe, these mini muffins are actually very yummy and so soft. There’s a few added healthy extras too — like hemp seeds, coconut and carrot. The best part about this recipe is that it’s a one-bowl-wonder so less mess!!

Mini Muffin Ingredients

  • 3 ripe bananas, mashed smooth (ripe is important!)
  • 1/3 cup natural / coconut yoghurt
  • 1 egg
  • 2 Tbs coconut oil melted
  • 2 Tbs honey (optional for babies over 1 or for under 1 you could do 3 dates soaked in 1Tbs hot water and whizzed smooth)
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ¼ cup grated carrot (smaller grate is better)
  • 1 1/2 cups wholemeal flour
  • 1/4 cup dessicated coconut
  • 1 Tbs hemp seeds
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • Oats to sprinkle

Pro tip — freeze some and pull out for an easy morning or afternoon snack. 


  1. Heat oven to 175C fan bake.
  2. Using a fork, mix all the wet ingredients into a large bowl, then add the baking soda. Then carefully mix in the carrot until JUST combined.
  3. Using a spatula, carefully fold the dry ingredients in and be careful not to over mix.
  4. Divide evenly into 24 mini muffins and sprinkle with a few oats.
  5. Bake the minis for 15-17mins until beginning to golden and the tops bounce back when you press on them lightly.
  6. Let cool before serving and store in a sealed container.

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