Apple Pumpkin Spice Muffins ~ GF, DF

I sometimes feel bad for apple.  Pumpkin gets all the attention when fall rolls around that we forget about this sweet delicious fruit! I’ve decided to let it share the spotlight with pumpkin in this perfect fall flavoured muffin.   They are easy to whip up and also gluten-free and dairy free.Apple Pumpkin Spice Muffins ~ GF, DF ~

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Makes 18 Muffins

2 1/2 cups gluten-free flour blend
2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
1/8 tsp sea salt
1 cup coconut sugar
1/2 cup Earth Balance butter
3 whole eggs
1 cup 100% pure pumpkin puree
1/2 cup unsweetened apple sauce
1 tsp pure vanilla extract
1 cup apples, diced
1.5 oz crushed walnuts

Preheat oven to 350F.  Line 2 muffin tins with 18 paper liners.  In a large bowl add flour, pumpkin spice and salt, mix well.

In a medium bowl, cream together sugar, butter and eggs.Apple Pumpkin Spice MuffinsStir in pumpkin pure, apple sauce and vanilla extract.  Combine with the dry ingredients and mix well.  Fold in the diced apple.Apple Pumpkin Spice Muffins2Scoop into 18 muffin liners.  Sprinkle with crushed walnuts.  Bake for 25 minutes.Apple Pumpkin Spice Muffins3Remove from oven, let cool and enjoy!Apple Pumpkin Spice Muffins5Nutritional Info per muffin
128 Calories, 25g Carbs, 2g Fat, 2g Protein, 26mg Sodium, 7g Sugar

Please Note:  Nutritional info is gathered from MyFitnessPal and may vary depending on your ingredients.  Therefore, it is not always 100% accurate and meant to be used as a reference only.

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  • cloudthyme September 24, 2014 at 7:49 am

    Yummy!! Such a wonderful combo for fall!

  • theveganmuffinwoman September 24, 2014 at 8:09 am

    These look amazing! Good idea to let the apples shine, too!

  • For Eat's Sake September 24, 2014 at 12:11 pm

    Apples are my absolute favorite – excited to try out this recipe!

    • thehappyhealthfreak September 24, 2014 at 12:13 pm

      Nice! Yes, I hope to throw in some more apple recipes. I love them just about as much as pumpkin ::)

  • Aija September 25, 2014 at 1:38 am

    Reblogged this on myfitland and commented:
    Mmm delicious…


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