Healthy and Delicious Apple Cinnamon Muffins with Coconut Flour

I don’t know about you , but the smell of apples and cinnamon cooking together are a  hard one to beat. This recipe is a real winner in my house. They’re so moist and packed full of flavor.

Plus if you want something that kind of tastes like a cinnamon roll too , you can top these with homemade cream cheese frosting  with a sprinkle of cinnamon on top and wow talk about amazing!!  When I want something sweet but  I am not in the mood for chocolate this works for me!!!!!

Only one word describes these muffins, DELICIOUS!!!!

The thing I like about baking with coconut flour is that it is so rich in good fiber, protein and healthy fats that are easily digestible.  Coconut flour is also low on the  glycemic  index which makes this a great treat for diabetics to enjoy too 🙂

Healthy and Delicious Apple Cinnamon Muffins with Coconut Flour


3 eggs
1/2 c.- grated apple (peel first) Note: Granny Smith apples have lower sugar content.
1/4 c.-coconut flour
1 1/2 – tablespoons organic  ceylon  cinnamon
1/2- teaspoon Monk fruit all natural sweetener ( to learn more about this wonderful,safe alternative to sugar ,click here)
or 1/4 c. honey
3- droppers of liquid stevia extract ( I’ve always had better experience with using the liquid vs. the powdered stevia , plus it tastes better to me )
4 -tablespoons coconut milk
1/4- teaspoon baking soda
1/2- teaspoon organic  vanilla extract
2-tablespoons or 1/8 cup coconut oil, ghee or butter
Optional: 1/2 cup chopped pecans


Whisk the eggs, add in all wet ingredients first ( grated apple, honey if using in place of monk fruit sweetener, liquid stevia, coconut milk,vanilla and coconut oil, ghee or butter) and mix well.
Next,  add your coconut flour, cinnamon , monk fruit if using, baking soda and optional pecans. Continue to now mix all ingredients together thoroughly.
Grease your muffin tins or use paper  cupcake cups.  Spoon mix in  halfway full. Bake at 375 degrees for 20-25 minutes or when tops are springy in the middle.
Makes 6 muffins.

Optional :  Once cooled , top with homemade cream cheese frosting and a little dash of cinnamon on top each muffin. See recipe below.

Cream Cheese Frosting

Melt 1/4 stick butter over medium heat ,add in 4 oz. cream cheese to butter . Soon it will begin to soften over heat then just blend the two together really well .
Next add in 1 teaspoon vanilla and 2- 3 droppers of stevia. Mix  everything till smooth and creamy consistency. Let your frosting cool about 10 minutes and then you can start to frost.

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