Top Food Blogs

Monday, 27 February 2012

Orange Vanilla Coconut Muffins

A friend gave me this recipe and it's awesome!

I made a few alterations, like agave instead of prunes. butter instead of coconut oil and lemon instead of orange... BUT YUMMY!

In fact, my husband ate one when he came home one night and after thought, "bugger, did that have flour in it?????"

Give it a go:

Orange Vanilla Grain Free Cupcakes

Makes 8-9 cupcakes

6 eggs
1/4 cup coconut oil, butter, or ghee
1/2 cup coconut milk
8-10 pitted dates, pureed, or 1/8 cup honey or grade B maple syrup (maple syrup is not GAPS legal, but some people are okay with it)
1/2 teaspoon orange zest
2 tablespoons orange juice concentrate (optional)
1 tablespoon vanilla extract (optional)
1/2 cup coconut flour
1/2 teaspoon sea salt

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease muffin tin with coconut oil or use cupcake liners. If using cupcake liners, drop approx 1/4 teaspoon coconut oil in the bottom of each liner and place in the oven while combining ingredients- the oil will wick up the liner to grease it, a healthier alternative to pressurized baking sprays.

In a food processor, blender, or in a bowl with a whisk, combine all ingredients, using a spatula to scrape the sides of the bowl to make sure the coconut flour is mixed in well.  Spoon batter into muffin cups evenly, filling 3/4 full.

Bake cupcakes for 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of one comes out clean.

No comments:

Post a Comment