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Apple Cinnamon Oat Muffins (gluten-free, dairy-free option)

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 17 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes
Servings 12 muffins
Calories 200 kcal


Apple Cinnamon Oat Muffins

  • 1 3/4 cup oat flour (certified gluten-free)
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil, melted (or butter)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup applesauce (plain, unsweetened)
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup apples, shredded or finely diced (Granny Smith, fuji or gala)

Cinnamon Sugar Topping

  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon


  1. To begin, preheat your oven to 350 and spray a muffin tin with no-stick spray.

  2. In a small mixing bowl, add your dry ingredients and stir them together (oat flour, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, and salt).

  3. In a large mixing bowl, add your coconut oil, sugar and applesauce and whisk them together till well combined. Now add in your vanilla and eggs and whisk lightly till combined.

  4. Pour your dry ingredients into your wet ingredients and stir them together till you have a smooth, even batter. Add your apples to your batter and gently fold them in. Fill each muffin tin about 3/4 way full with the muffin batter.

  5. In a small bowl, add your cinnamon sugar topping ingredients and stir them together till well combined. Sprinkle the topping evenly across the tops of your muffins.

  6. Bake in the oven for 15-17 minutes, or till the tops of the muffins are springy to touch and a toothpick inserted comes out clean.

Recipe Notes

Store these muffins in an airtight container in the fridge, and they taste best within the first 5 days.