January 24, 2023

Gluten-Free Banana Chai Spice Muffins

Banana Chai Spice Muffins
These healthy Banana Chai Spice Breakfast Muffins are made from a blend of oat + almond flour for a tender muffin full of chai spices. They are vegan, gluten free and free of refined sugars so you can be sure to start of your day on a healthy note! I love making a big batch of these so I can keep them in the freezer. Then when I want one, I pop it in the toaster oven or microwave for a quick and healthy breakfast. Are you looking for more quick and healthy breakfast recipes? Check out some of my favorites!
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American, Indian
Servings 12 muffins

Ingredients
  

  • 1 egg (or 1 flax egg = 1 tbsp flaxseed meal + 3 tbsp water)
  • 2 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1 cup milk of choice
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons melted coconut oil
  • 1 ¾ cup oat flour
  • ¾ cup almond flour
  • ¼ cup coconut sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp ground ginger
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp ground cloves
  • ¼ tsp ground cardamom
  • ¼ tsp ground allspice
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • optional: sugar in the raw for topping

Instructions
 

  • Heat the oven to 350ºF. Grease a 12-cup muffin tin and set aside.
  • Combine flax and water and set aside to gel while you prepare the remaining ingredients if not using regular egg.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together bananas, milk, maple syrup and coconut oil. Whisk in flax egg or regular egg.
  • Add the dry ingredients directly into the bowl with the wet and whisk to thoroughly combine.
  • Fill each muffin cup ¾ of the way.
  • Top each muffin with a sprinkle of sugar in the raw.
  • Bake on the center rack for 20-24 minutes until the center springs back when touched lightly or when a cake tester inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • Cool in the muffin tin for 2 - 3 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack and cool completely or they will not set well and fall apart.
Keyword Dairy-free, gluten-free, healthy, muffins, vegan

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