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Healthy Apple Cinnamon Muffins

This is a recipe for Healthy Apple Cinnamon Muffins which make the perfect, simple breakfast for fall. They are made with wholesome ingredients like maple syrup, whole wheat flour, and coconut oil.

Prep: 10Cook: 20Total: 30 minutes
Yield 10-12 muffins 1x


  • 1 3/4 cups gluten-free flour or white whole wheat flour
  • 1 tbsp. cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 2 eggs, room temp
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup or honey
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce


  1. Preheat oven to 350F
  2. Combine dry ingredients in large bowl
  3. Whisk eggs together in small bowl
  4. Add sweetener of choice, vanilla and coconut oil to whisked eggs
  5. Combine wet ingredients into dry and stir to combine but
  6. Gently fold in applesauce, DO NOT OVERMIX. Overmixing will cause your muffins to grow a puffy dome.
  7. Fill prepared muffin tray (cups or sprayed with non-stick spray)
  8. Bake for 18-20 minutes or until golden and toothpick comes out clean
Author: Erin MorrisseyCategory: Grain-free, Gluten-free, Dairy-freeCuisine: Breakfast, Snack