Carrot and ginger gluten-free muffins

A delicious and simple recipe for gluten-free muffins

It’s not often we find a good recipe for gluten-free muffins, but today’s autumnal offering is worth sharing!

gluten-free muffins

Carrot, courgette and ginger muffins

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 9 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 464 kcal
Author Opies Foods


  • 150 g self-raising gluten-free flour
  • 2 tsp mixed spice
  • 1 small courgette, grated
  • 1 small carrot
  • 3 pieces of Opies Stem Ginger in Syrup, diced and 3 tbsp reserved syrup
  • 2 free-range eggs, beaten
  • 150 ml vegetable oil
  • 75 g soft brown sugar
  • 50 g chopped walnuts
  • 50 g icing sugar


  1. Preheat the oven to 170°C/Gas Mark 3. Line a 12-hole muffin tin with paper muffin cases.

  2. Sieve the flour and mixed spice into a large bowl.

  3. Mix together the courgette and carrot with all of the Opies Stem Ginger and reserved syrup.

  4. In a large mixing jug, combine the eggs, oil and sugar. Pour the liquid mixture into the flour and combine well using a wooden spoon. Fold in the grated vegetables and walnut pieces.

  5. Divide equally between the muffin cases and bake for about 25 minutes until risen and firm to the touch. Leave to cool. Mix the icing sugar with the remaining syrup and drizzle over the tops of the muffins.

  6. Mix the icing sugar with the remaining syrup and drizzle over the tops of the muffins.

Nutrition Facts
Carrot, courgette and ginger muffins
Amount Per Serving
Calories 464 Calories from Fat 267
% Daily Value*
Fat 29.7g46%
Saturated Fat 5.3g33%
Sugar 23.8g26%
Protein 6.9g14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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