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Easy Carrot Cake Agave Muffins Recipe


30 mins


25 mins


30 muffins




These delicious carrot cake muffins are made with Tate & Lyle® Agave syrup, wheat flour and chock-full of carrots! Enjoy these sweet, syrupy muffins topped with a swirl of sweet cream cheese icing.

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Agave Plant Syrup

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Follow this simple 9-step carrot cake muffins recipe for the ultimate tasty treats

Step 1

Preheat oven to 180ºC. Prepare three 12-cup muffin pans with liners.

Step 2

In a large bowl, combine the agave nectar, eggs and oil; beat well.

Step 3

Next, stir in the carrots.

Step 4

In a separate bowl, combine the dry ingredients.

Step 5

Blend in the batter.

Step 6

Pour the mixture into your prepared pans.

Step 7

Fill the cups only half-way to ensure proper baking.

Step 8

Bake 22 to 25 minutes, until the centre of a muffin springs back when lightly touched.


If you’re feeling creative, you could always add some nuts to this delicious carrot cake muffins recipe. Chopped walnuts or pecans would be ideal additions to these sweet treats.

Step 9

For the icing, beat the butter until soft, then beat in the soft cheese, icing sugar and vanilla. Use a knife to swirl the icing on top of the cakes.


Make sure you store your carrot cake muffins in an airtight container. They will last for up to 7 days in the fridge, or 3 days at room temperature. If you have frosted your muffins, we recommend storing in the fridge straight away.

Ingredients – 9 items



For the muffins

Agave Plant Syrup

235 g

Large eggs


Sunflower oil

235 ml


Fresh, shredded

330 g

Wholemeal flour

290 g

Baking soda

1 tsp

Baking powder

1 tsp


2 tsp


1/2 tsp

For the icing




100 g

Soft cheese

300 g
Fairtrade Cane Icing Sugar

Fairtrade Tate & Lyle Icing Sugar


100 g

Vanilla extract

1 tsp

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