Apple and Cinnamon Muffins

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Hot apple and cinnamon muffins straight from the oven.  Free from gluten, grain, dairy and refined sugar.  Great for lunchboxes or when special friend pop in for coffee.


  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar
  • 1/4 cup tapioca flour
  • 1/4 cup blanched almond meal
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon guar gum
  • Pinch salt
  • 1/4 cup sultanas
  • 2 granny smith apples
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup almond or coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup macadamia or coconut oil


Preheat oven to 180°C.

Peal and dice apples into 2cm cubes. Place on a plate and cover with cling wrap. Microwave on high for 5 minutes. Remove and allow to cool slightly.

Combine coconut sugar, tapioca flour, almond meal, coconut flour, baking powder, guar gum, cinnamon and salt in a large mixing bowl. With a large whisk combine all ingredient and remove any lumps.  Stir through sultanas.

In a small mixing bowl add eggs, oil, milk and whisk to combine.

Add cooked apples to dry mixture and mix gently with a wooden spoon.

Add wet ingredients to dry mixture and mix with a wooden spoon until just combined. Do not overmix.

Line a muffin tray with 5 patty papers and spoon mixture in evenly.

Bake in moderate oven for 15 minutes or until muffins are just cooked through.