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I made these muffins for a brunch I attended recently and they came out so well I figured I’d better share the recipe.  The only flour in this recipe is coconut flour, and only 1/2 cup of it.  Sound too good to be true?  Try it for yourself – you won’t be disappointed!

pumpkin muffin

These are grain free and gluten free – the perfect treat for a low carb diet.

——— RECIPE ———

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Wet Ingredients:

6 eggs
1 c sugar (for true paleo dieters, substitute 1/3 – 1/2 c honey or agave)
1 1/2 c pumpkin puree
1 tsp vanilla
1/4 c coconut oil, melted

Dry Ingredients:

1/2 c coconut flour
1 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
2 tbsp pumpkin pie spice (mix of cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, allspice, ginger)

Add-in Ingredients:

1 c raisins (or substitute chocolate chips)
1 c chopped walnuts (optional)

Instructions:

Mix wet ingredients and dry ingredients separately, then combine.  Pour in the add-in ingredients and mix.
Pour into muffin tins lined with foil muffin wrappers and bake at 350 degrees F for about 30 minutes.  Make sure the middles are cooked through.

pumpkin muffin

Try and stop yourself from eating the entire batch in one day.  😉

 

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