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Healthy Applesauce Muffins (Gluten Free, No Sugar)

  • Author: Katie
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 1 dozen mini muffins 1x


  • 1/2 cup cassava flour (67g)
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour (27g)
  • 2 Tbsp ground flax*
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 Tbsp avocado oil
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup water


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a medium-sized mixing bowl, combine cassava flour, coconut flour, ground flax, cinnamon, baking soda and salt.
  3. Whisk in applesauce, avocado oil, vanilla and water.
  4. Let the batter sit for 5 minutes to thicken (batter will be quite thick).
  5. Scoop the batter into a miniature silicone muffin pan (about 2 tablespoons batter per muffin).
  6. Place in the preheated oven and bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes.
  7. Cool for a few minutes in the baking pan, then remove and cool to room temperature on a wire cooling rack.
  8. Best stored in an air-tight container in the fridge up to one week.


*I grind whole flax seed in a coffee grinder to make freshly ground flax.

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