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Grain Free Apple Muffins {Vegan, Gluten-Free, Paleo}

  • Author: Camilla
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 25 mins
  • Total Time: 35 mins
  • Yield: 8 muffins 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free


Easy, delicious, grain-free apple muffins made with coconut flour and almond flour, They are naturally vegan, Paleo and gluten-free, too!


  • 1 cup PLUS 3 tablespoons almond flour
  • 3 tablespoons coconut flour
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 3 flax eggs–see below (or 3 large eggs, if not vegan)
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil of your choice (e.g., safflower, melted coconut oil or avocado oil)
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup coarsely grated tart-sweet apples (e.g., Gala, Braeburn)
  • 1 cup peeled, coarsely chopped apples
  • Optional: coarse raw sugar, for sprinkling on top (skip if strictly Paleo)


  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Line 8 cups of a standard muffin pan with paper or foil liners.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk the almond flour, coconut flour, cinnamon, baking soda, and salt.
  3. Make a well in the center of the flour mixture; Add the psyllium eggs (or eggs), oil, maple syrup and apples, stirring until well blended. Stir in the chopped apples.
  4. Divide batter evenly between prepared cups.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 22 to 25 minutes or until golden brown, tops appear dry and a toothpick inserted near the center of a muffin comes out with only moist crumbs attached.
  6. Cool in pan, set on a cooling rack for 15 minutes, before removing from the pan.


To make the flax eggs: Combine 2 and 1/2 tablespoons flaxseed meal with 1/2 cup water; let stand for 5 minutes to thicken.

Storage: Store the cooled muffins in an airtight container at room temperature for 1 day, the refrigerator for 5 days, or the freezer for up to 6 months.

  • Category: Muffins
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1 muffin
  • Calories: 217
  • Sugar: 9.8 g
  • Sodium: 197.2 mg
  • Fat: 16.3 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.8 g
  • Carbohydrates: 15.4 g
  • Fiber: 3.9 g
  • Protein: 4.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

Keywords: vegan grain-free muffin, vegan grain-free apple muffin, vegan, egg-free, dairy-free, apples, apple muffins, almond flour, coconut flour

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