Paleo Pumpkin Muffins

Paleo Pumpkin Muffins
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 126.1
  • Total Fat: 9.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 93.0 mg
  • Sodium: 56.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 7.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.7 g
  • Protein: 4.2 g

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Introduction

Coconut flour Coconut flour
Number of Servings: 12

Ingredients

    1/2 cup coconut flour
    1/2 teaspoon baking powder
    1 teaspoon cinnamon powder
    1/4 teaspoon cloves
    1/4 teaspoon allspice/nutmeg
    1/2 cup pumpkin puree
    6 eggs (or 4 whole eggs and 2 whites...a good way to use up your egg whites)
    1 teaspoon vanilla
    1/4 cup coconut oil, melted
    1/4 cup applesauce or yogurt
    2 Tbsp. maple syrup
    pinch salt
    1/4 cup chopped walnut or pecan pieces

Tips

Cream Cheese Icing
8 oz cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/4 cup maple syrup or honey
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Combine all ingredients together into a small bowl. Beat with an electric mixer until well mixed and light and fluffy.


Directions

Preheat oven to 400F. Grease a muffin pan or line with paper liners.

Sift together coconut flour and spices together.

Whisk remaining ingredients together (except walnuts) in a separate bowl until well mixed.

With a wooden spoon or whisk stir the flour mixture gradually into the pumpkin mixture so that no lumps remain.

Divide batter between 12 muffin cups. Sprinkle with walnuts.

Bake for 12 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Do not over bake as the flour can burn easily. Frost with icing once cool (optional).


Serving Size:12 muffins

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