Monday, October 21, 2013

Gluten-free Applesauce Muffins





Gluten-free Applesauce Muffins


Recipe by Gluten Free Baking By Rachelle (Rachelle Himmelman)

My family loves treats, cakes, pies, cookies, and I'm always looking for something that I can make for 

lunches everyday. I do not like buying any sort of cookies or bakery items in a store and I prefer to make all of our treats from scratch. I really enjoy this time of the year with so many wonderful fruits and vegetables to choose from, apples, pumpkins, squash and many, many more. These Gluten-free Applesauce Muffins are excellent for breakfast or a quick snack and freeze beautifully.

Prep time: 10 Minutes

Cook time: 20-22 Minutes

Total time: 32 Minutes

Yield: 12 Muffins

Ingredients
  • 1 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Butter Softened (DF Earth Balance)
  • 2 whole Eggs
  • 3/4 cup Applesauce
  • 2 cups All Purpose Gluten-free Flour(Jules)
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons Baking Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ground Cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ground Nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon Sea Salt
Cooking Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  2. Line a muffin pan with 12 paper baking cups or spray a muffin pan if you decide not to use paper cups.
  3. In a stand mixer cream butter and brown sugar until combined.
  4. Add eggs one at a time mixing until light and fluffy, to this mixture add applesauce.
  5. Scrape sides of the bowl and mix until incorporated.
  6. Slowly add gluten-free flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, and sea salt, Mix until just combined. (Do Not Over Mix)
  7. With a small cookie scoop fill muffin cups 3/4 of the way full.
  8. Bake for 20-22 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.

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