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These fluffy Gluten-Free Cherry Muffins have a soft, spongy and juicy cherry cobbler center! Made with a blend of buckwheat flour and tapioca flour, these delightful muffins are super quick and easy to make and filled with pleasing textures and flavors. Gluten-free, vegan, dairy-free, soy-free, nut-free and refined sugar-free.
Muffins are a big hit around here with the kiddos, so I’m always dreaming up a new muffin recipe to create! And these delightful muffins were more than approved by my little ones. With their fluffy texture studded with juicy cherries, slight sweetness and hearty & filling nature, these gluten-free cherry muffins are certain win over you & yours, too!
These Vegan Gluten-Free Cherry Cobbler Muffins are:
Fluffy, chewy, spongy, moist and juicy.
Hearty and filling.
Rich in fiber and antioxidants.
Perfectly sweet — not too much, not too little.
Made with simple, wholesome, healthy ingredients.
Easy to make.
Gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan, nut-free, soy-free, oil-free, refined sugar-free.
How to Make Vegan Cherry Muffins:
Tips for Making Gluten-Free Cherry Muffins:
Due to the unique nature of buckwheat flour, I do not recommend replacing it with anything else.
The maple syrup can be replaced with honey or coconut sugar.
For sugar-free / no sugar added muffins, replace the maple syrup with a sugar-free sweetener such as this one.
This is a versatile recipe! You can replace or halve the cherries and instead add berries, chopped apples, pineapples or mango. You can throw in a handful of nuts, seeds or chocolate chips for even more flavor and texture.
In a pinch, the apple cider vinegar can be replaced with lemon juice.
These muffins store well lightly covered at room temperature for up to 48 hours or in air-tight containers in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.
More Gluten-Free Vegan Baking Recipes:
This is truly such an easy, healthy and delicious cherry muffin recipe packed with flavor and wholesome goodness! We hope you love them, too! Enjoy. xo.
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Gluten-Free Vegan Cherry Cobbler Muffins (Oil-Free)
Author: Kristen Wood | 6-14-2019
- prep time: 10 minutes
- cook time: 22 minutes
- total time: 32 minutes
Yields: 12 standard muffins
- 1 1/2 cups buckwheat flour
- 1/4 cup tapioca flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 3/4 cup + 2 tablespoons milk of choice (I use unsweetened almond)
- 6 tablespoons maple syrup
- 1/4 cup applesauce
- 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
- 1 cup chopped fresh cherries, pits removed
- Preheat oven to 375°F. Grease or line a muffin pan with muffin liners.
- In a large bowl sift together flours and baking powder.
- In another bowl whisk together milk, syrup, applesauce and vinegar until smooth.
- Pour wet ingredients into dry ingredients. Stir until just combined.
- Fold in chopped cherries.
- Fill each muffin tin 3/4 way full with batter.
- Bake for 22 minutes or until firm and turning golden.
- Let cool before serving.
- Serving: 1 muffin
- Fat: 0.7 gram
- Calories: 96
- Carbs: 22 grams
NOTE: Please see ‘Tips’ above in the blog post for suitable substitutions, storage advice and more!