Carrot Raisin Muffins

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1-1/2 cups (about 3-4 large) coarsely shredded carrots
  • 1/2 cup Sun-Maid Natural or Golden Raisins
  • 1/3 cup buttermilk or milk
  • 1/3 cup plus 1 tablespoon butter or margarine melted
  • 1/4 cup (2 ounces) cream cheese softened
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Directions:

    HEAT oven to 400 F.
    COMBINE flour, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
    BEAT together eggs and sugar.
    ADD carrots, raisins, buttermilk, and 1/3 cup melted butter. Mix well.
    ADD flour mixture. Stir until dry ingredients are moistened.
    SPOON batter into 12 greased or paper-lined muffin cups.
    BAKE for 16 to 18 minutes or until golden brown.
    COMBINE cream cheese and 1 tablespoon melted butter.
    STIR in powdered sugar, milk, and vanilla.
    DRIZZLE over muffins.

    Makes 1 dozen muffins.