• Makes 12
  • 40 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 10 Ingredients


Delicious carrot and parsnip muffins; eat with low fat cheese or your favourite cheese.

Ingredients (makes 12 )

  • 1 cup wholemeal self raising flour
  • 3/4 cup white self raising flour
  • 1/4 tsp curry powder
  • 1 large carrot, peeled and grated
  • 1 parsnip, peeled and grated
  • 2 Tbsp Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 2 Tbsp parsley, chopped
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 Tbsp oil
  • 1 cup low fat milk


  1. Pre-heat oven to 190 degrees. Sift flours into a large bowl; add curry and fold in carrot, parsnip, cheese and herbs.
  2. In a separate bowl mix eggs, oil and milk. Pour into the dry ingredients. Lightly combine, but do not over mix the mixture.
  3. Spoon into a greased muffin tray and bake for 25 minutes on 190 C.
  4. Cool on a wire rack.


These muffins are great for lunchboxes. They freeze well and defrost easily. They can be eaten cold or warmed.

  • Lovely recipe – they look so moist!


  • I think my husband will enjoy these for his work lunches. Awesome.


  • What an interesting combination. Haven’t found many recipes for parsnips. Must try and also see how good they go in the lunch boxes.


  • These look very yummy and tasty.


  • I’ve never put parsnips in a muffin..interesting..will have to try them and give you my feedback.


  • nice, sweet of carrots would negate woody parsnips YUM


  • Oh wow, these sounds really yummy. thanks for posting.


  • Nice and pure and easy to make gluten free ????


  • What an interesting combination


  • As a parsnip avoider, can you actually taste the parsnip in the muffin or does it just add texture?


  • Never tried carrot and parsnip muffins before. Sounds interesting, will have to try these. Thanks for sharing!


  • Yum ! To make a gluten-free version I use Buckwheat- and lentil flour. I always play with different veggie’s and different spices :)


  • As not a huge fan of parsnips – can you taste them in the recipe ?


  • Healthy but in a form children think is yummy food and so portable, great for traveling.


  • Great combination for a savoury muffin thanks for sharing


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