Apple Muffins
Posted on May 3, 2016
Makes 9
Desserts
Gluten free
Snacks & Treats
Sugar free
1 egg, beaten
1/2 cup milk
1/4 cup melted coconut oil
2 small apples, peeled, cored and finely chopped
3 Tbsp zylitol or sugar substitute
2/3 glutenfree flour
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
pinch salt
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1 tsp cinnamon
Oats for decorating (optional)
Feel like a warm treat with your afternoon tea - look no further. These apple and cinnamon muffins are sugar-free and still sweet plus gluten-free and still fluffy and delicious. They definitely hit the spot! Once, I even had one for breakfast! They are perfect to serve to guests as a healthy muffin option and can easily be packed into lunchboxes for school or work. Cinnamon is a comforting spice with numerous health qualities. It has a balancing effect on blood sugar levels and is a natural remedy for inflammation. It's loaded with anti-oxidants, making it essential during the winter months. Have a go at baking these sugar-free, gluten-free muffins for a healthy and delicious afternoon treat.
Preheat the oven to 200C and line a muffin tray.
Place egg, sugar, milk and coconut oil in a bowl and beat with a spoon.
Add sifted flours, baking powder, salt and spices and mix.
Fold in the finely chopped apple until well combined.
Spoon into muffin holders.
Sprinkle with oats (optional - tastes perfectly good without this too).
Bake 30 - 35 minutes or until cooked.
Serve warm or cold, as desired.
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