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Lemon Muffins

Gluten free and vegan with no added gums or processed starches-these lemon muffins with a coconut frosting are divine!

Makes 10-12


2 1/4 cup fine gluten free oat flour

1/2 cup super fine blanched almond flour

1 tsp baking soda

1/2 tsp baking powder

1/4 tsp pink salt


1/4 cup unrefined coconut sugar

1/4 cup pure maple syrup

1/2 cup + 2 Tbs water (room temp)

1/2 cup plant based milk (room temp)

1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract

2 Tbs lemon zest

2 Tbs fresh squeezed lemon juice (omit for reflux and sub with additional 2 Tbs lemon zest and 2 Tbs water)

3 Tbs unrefined melted coconut oil

Preheat oven to 350. Lightly oil your muffin pan or use these silicone pans and no oil needed! Zest your lemon, I use this zester

In large bowl; whisk together dry ingredients. In a medium bowl, mix together wet ingredients and add to dry-stirring until just combined. Fill muffin cups and bake 20-22 minutes until toothpick comes out clean. Place muffin pan on cooling rack for 20 minutes, I use these all the time! then remove from pan and let cool completely on wire racks. Frost with optional coconut whip cream!

Coconut whip cream

1-2 cans full fat coconut milk placed upside down in refrigerator overnight (Not all coconut milk is created equal and I had great success with Trader Joe's brand)

1-2 Tbs pure maple syrup

Drop of pure vanilla extract

Separate hardened coconut milk fat and place in cold metal bowl (chill bowl in freezer for 20-30 minutes). Using mixer, whip about 30 seconds until creamy, then add sweetener and vanilla. Taste and adjust sweetener as needed. Use immediately or store in refrigerator up to 1 week.

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