When you want to take a break from the everyday cereals, you might want to give muffins a try. They are easy and quick to consume, especially when you don’t have time for a long and lazy breakfast. And if you want to add some flavor to your usual gluten free muffins, try gluten free pumpkin muffins.
They are a treat for your taste buds – but above all, they are 100% gluten free.
And to help you prepare them at home on the weekends – here are two recipes to try!
For this variation of the Pumpkin muffin, you will need the following ingredients.
- Gluten free all purpose flour mix – 1 and ½ cups
- Gluten free baking powder – 1 and ½ teaspoons
- Baking soda – 1 and ½ teaspoons
- Salt – 1/8th of a teaspoon (you can add more salt if you want your muffins salty)
- Cinnamon powder – 1 teaspoon
- Allspice – ½ teaspoon
- Xantham gum – ½ teaspoon
- Apple cored, peeled and minced – 1 small
- Finely chopped dry figs – ½ cup
- Light brown sugar – 1/4th of a cup
- Organic coconut milk – 2/3rd of a cup
- Large eggs – 3
- Light olive oil – 2 tablespoons
- Canned pumpkin puree – 3 tablespoons
- Mayonnaise – 1 tablespoon
- Vanilla extract – 1 teaspoon
For the topping you will need:
- Gluten free all purpose flour mix – 1/4th of a cup
- Brown sugar – 1/4th of a cup
- Cinnamon – 3/4th of a teaspoon
- Butter – 1 tablespoon
Now for the method of preparation:
- Pre heat the oven to 350 degree Fahrenheit.
- Lightly spray a muffin tray that can hold 12 muffins.
- Combine the dry ingredients in a medium sized bowl and whisk thoroughly.
- In another medium sized bowl, mix the apples, figs, olive oil, mayonnaise, pumpkin puree, coconut milk, eggs, sugar and vanilla
- extract. Combine them thoroughly with a spoon.
- Combine and fold the ingredients for the topping in another bowl.
- Fill each muffin cup with 1/4th of the batter. Sprinkle the topping liberally on top.
- Bake it in the oven for at least 15 to 20minutes.
Your muffins are ready – you can refrigerate them overnight and bring them out for breakfast on week days.
And here is a slightly different version of pumpkin muffins for the gluten intolerant.
The video is easy to comprehend and while the basic ingredients are almost all same, an audio visual experience is so much better than just reading up recipes. So, here goes!
Now that you have not one but two recipes for gluten free pumpkin muffins to work on, you have a busy weekend on the cards!