Sweet Potato Apple Muffins

Sweet Potato Apple Muffins

Sweet Potato Apple Muffins

Makes 9 Muffins

Ingredients:

  • Vegan egg; 1 ½ tbsp flax meal + 2 tbsp water
  • 1 c brown rice flour
  • ¾ c arrowroot starch
  • 1 tsp guar gum
  • 3 tbsp baking powder
  • 2 tbsp pumpkin spice
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ c avocado oil
  • ½ c maple syrup
  • ¾ c sweet potato puree
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • ¼ c unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 cup apple, small diced with skin on

Cinnamon sugar topping

  • ½ c coconut sugar + 1 tsp cinnamon
  • Directions

    1. Mix together and set aside for further use.
    2. Preheat oven to 350.
    3. Mix flax meal and water in a small mug, and set aside to form the vegan egg.
    4. In a bowl add brown rice flour, arrowroot starch, guar gum, baking powder, pumpkin spice, turmeric & salt, and set aside.
    5. In separate mixing bowl add avocado oil, maple syrup, sweet potato puree and vanilla and mix well with whisk.
    6. Add vegan egg to wet ingredients and mix until incorporated.
    7. Using wooden spoon, slowly add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and mix slightly (about 8 strokes).
    8. Slowly add milk. Mix just until incorporated, you want the batter to still be lumpy.
    9. Add diced apple and stir until incorporated.
    10. Spoon into greased muffin tins about ¾ up the muffin cup.
    11. Sprinkle with cinnamon sugar topping.
    12. Bake for 24-28 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.
    13. Let cool 5 minutes in the pan before putting muffins on a cooling rack.


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