Apple Pumpkin Gluten Free Muffins
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Serves: 12-14 muffins
 
Delicious, gluten free muffins, chock full of sweet apples,pumpkin puree and spices!
Ingredients
  • 2½ cups gluten-free baking mix
  • 1¼ cups coconut sugar (you can use brown sugar but coconut sugar is more nutrient dense and has a naturally lower glycemic index)
  • ¾ teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • ½ cup melted butter or coconut oil
  • 3 large, organic eggs
  • 1 cup organic pumpkin puree,(not pumpkin pie mix)
  • 2 cups cored and chopped organic apples
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 and line a muffin pan with cupcake liners.
  2. Mix all the dry ingredients together in a bowl. Mix well.
  3. In a separate bowl, beat 3 eggs. Add pumpkin puree and vanilla and mix well.
  4. Add the melted butter or coconut oil slowly if it's hot as you don't want to cook the eggs. Add in a thin stream, whisking as you add.
  5. Now, add the wet mixture to the dry and blend thoroughly but gently, basically just to moisten.
  6. Stir in the chopped apples.
  7. Spoon batter into prepared muffin tins (I use an ice cream scoop) and smooth the tops.
  8. Sprinkle the streusel mix evenly across the muffin tops.
  9. Bake for 20-25 minutes until a cake tester comes out clean.
  10. Let cool 5 minutes. Remove hot muffins to a wire rack to cool.
  11. Serve with butter, cream cheese or apple butter.
  12. Streusel Topping: ¼ cup organic sugar, ¼ cup coconut flour, 1 ½ tablespoons butter, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, ¼ cup chopped pecans. Mix all ingredients together and sprinkle on top of muffins.
Recipe by Kate Battistelli at https://katebattistelli.com/food/kitchen-princess-recipes/healthy-options/apple-pumpkin-gluten-free-muffins/