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Apple Cinnamon Muffins (Gluten Free)

Perfect for a quick breakfast or a light snack, these apple cinnamon muffins are gluten free.

These apple cinnamon muffins are gluten free. They’re also free of nuts and dairy (if you use milk and butter substitutes), so pretty much anyone can enjoy them.

gluten free apple cinnamon muffins

Apple Cinnamon Muffins (Gluten Free)

Apple Cinnamon Muffins (Gluten Free)

Yield: 12 muffins
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes

Perfect for a quick breakfast or a light snack, these apple cinnamon muffins are gluten, diary and nut free.


  • 1 large apple, grated
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • pinch of nutmeg, optional
  • 2 1/2 cups white rice flour
  • 4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/3 cup white sugar
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk of choice
  • 1/2 cup butter substitute of choice, melted
  • 2 tbsp apple sauce, optional


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degree F.
  2. Line muffin tins with paper muffin cups.
  3. Combine grated apples with lemon juice, cinnamon and nutmeg in a small bowl. Stir to coat. Set aside.
  4. Combine flour, baking powder, brown and white sugars in a large bowl. Mix well.
  5. Beat eggs with milk and melted butter.
  6. Pour wet ingredients over dry ingredients and combine until blended.
  7. Stir in apple mixture.
  8. Optional: Add apple sauce if mixture seems too dry or too sticky.
  9. Spoon muffin mixture into prepared muffin tins.
  10. Bake in pre-heated oven for 25-35 minutes, removing when browned or a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  11. Let cool for 5 minutes on racks.

Serve warm or freeze for later.

apple cinnamon gluten free muffins

Serve warm with butter or let cool completely and freeze for later.

apple cinnamon muffins

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