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Apple Buckwheat Muffins (Gluten-Free)

These easy, healthy and delicious Gluten-Free Apple Buckwheat Flour Muffins are full of fiber, protein, the perfect blend of spices and are free from refined sugars making them a great breakfast, snack or dessert!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert, Sweets
Cuisine: Gluten-Free
Diet: Gluten Free, Vegetarian
Servings: 6
Calories: 441kcal
Author: Kristen Wood


  • Buckwheat Flour


  • 1 3/4 cups buckwheat flour
  • 1 cup tapioca flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • `1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup plain or vanilla dairy or non-dairy yogurt
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil
  • 1/3 cup dairy or non-dairy milk
  • 2 apples I use Fuji (1 grated, 1 thinly sliced for topping)
  • coconut sugar for sprinkling (optional, but delicious)


  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Grease a muffin tin. Set aside.
  • In large mixing bowl combine dry ingredients buckwheat flour through cloves. Stir to combine.
  • In another large bowl combine eggs, maple syrup, yogurt, oil and milk. Whisk until smooth.
  • Pour wet ingredients into dry ingredients and mix until smoothly combined.
  • Fold in one grated apple.
  • Spoon your muffin batter into your greased tin, filling each right up to the top.
  • Thinly slice an apple and place 2-4 slices on each muffin, pushing them down slightly into the batter.
  • Optionally, sprinkle the tops with coconut sugar.
  • Bake for 18-20 minutes or until the edges are turning golden and the centers are firm.
  • Let cool for at least ten minutes before lifting from the tin.
  • Enjoy!



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Serving: 2muffins | Calories: 441kcal | Carbohydrates: 71g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 84mg | Sodium: 390mg | Potassium: 389mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 172IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 183mg | Iron: 2mg