Go Back
+ servings

Gluten Free Apple Muffins

These apple muffins are a healthy, soft muffin naturally sweetened with honey and applesauce, spiced with the classic fall cinnamon spice. Really delicious... and did I mention your whole house will smell fabulous?
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword apple muffins, gluten free
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 15
Calories 171kcal
Author Amy Knight


  • 2 cups oats ground into flour
  • 2 tbs coconut flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1-1.5 tbs cinnamon
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 3/4 cup applesauce
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup or honey
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil melted
  • 2 apples peeled and diced - split 3/4 for batter and 1/4 for topping
  • butter
  • extra honey


  • Preheat oven to 350 and grease muffin tin or place cupcake liners in tins.
  • In a blender or food processor, make oat flour by grinding oats into a fine flour and place into bowl.
  • Add coconut flour, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon to ground oats and stir.
  • In the blender, add banana, applesauce, oil, eggs, and maple syrup. Blend for 1-2 minutes until completely combined and smooth.
  • Stir wet ingredients into dry ingredients and fold in 3/4 of diced apples.
  • Place into muffin tins until about 3/4 of the way full.
  • Top each muffin with diced apples, a drizzle of honey, a small dollop of butter, and a sprinkle of cinnamon.
  • Bake for 30-40 minutes until you can insert a toothpick and it comes out clean.
  • Enjoy!


Serving: 1g | Calories: 171kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 43mg | Sodium: 184mg | Potassium: 162mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 85IU | Vitamin C: 1.9mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 1mg