Apple Cinnamon Muffins & Doughnuts

Apple Cinnamon Muffins and Doughnuts

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I love the flavors of Fall, and Apple Cinnamon fits right in!

Apple Cinnamon Muffins or Doughnuts

1  3/4 Cups All Purpose G F flour, with xanthan gum already added ( I used Tom Sawyer, Betty Crocker GF flour, Better Batter also works well in this recipe)

2 Teaspoons additive free ground Cinnamon

1/2 Tablespoon Baking Powder

1/4 Teaspoon Baking Soda

1 Teaspoon Active Dry Yeast

1 Cup Packed Pure Brown Sugar

2 Eggs beaten

1/2 Stick softened Butter (or ¼ cup gf oil)

1 Cup additive & sugar free Applesauce

1/2 Cup pure sweet Buttermilk

(optional 1 Cup chopped pecans)

In large mixing bowl whisk together flour, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, yeast, and brown sugar. Add eggs, butter, applesauce, and buttermilk. Mix on high just until smooth. Don’t over mix. Let batter rest for about 15- 20 minutes. Then fold in pecans. Preheat oven to 325*F. Using a ¼ cup ice cream scoop fill each muffin cup with batter. If you don’t use the muffin papers then you must grease and flour your muffin pan. If you are making doughnuts, grease a non-stick doughnut pan and fill each doughnut place with batter almost to the top. Bake muffins for 28- 30 minutes and doughnuts for 25 minutes. This recipe will make a dozen small cupcake size muffins and 6 doughnuts.

Glaze:

2 Cups additive free Powdered Sugar

1  1/2 Teaspoon additive free ground Cinnamon

1/3 Cup warm tap water

Whisk until smooth and dip or brush muffins and doughnuts with glaze. Enjoy for breakfast or treat!

Gluten Free Mini Sausage Pancake Muffins

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Mini Sausage Pancake Muffins

1 Cup All-purpose Gluten Free Flour (with xanthan gum already added)

1 Tablespoon Brown Sugar

1 Teaspoon GF Baking Powder

1/2 Teaspoon Baking Soda

3/4 Cup Milk (or Water) (Some Gluten Free Flours take more liquids than others, so you may have to increase this or use a little less)

1 Large Egg

1 or 2 Gluten Free Cooked Sausage Patties ( I make my own sausage) Cut the cooked sausage patties into ½ inch size squares.

Pre heat Oven to 350*

Whisk together dry ingredients in medium size mixing bowl.  In another small bowl or measuring cup whisk together milk (or water) and egg. Pour into flour mixture and mix until there are no lumps. ( Note: this will be much thicker than a normal pancake batter. If it is too thin the sausage will sink to the bottom.) Line a mini muffin pan with paper cup liners and dip a small amount of batter into the bottom. Then place a square of the cooked sausage on top of the batter. Then finish filling the cup with batter. The pancake batter will rise, so don’t over fill the muffin cups. Bake for 20-25 minutes. Serve by dipping into your favorite syrup or jelly. I like mine dipped into agave nectar.

These freeze very well.

Gluten Free Red Velvet CupCakes

Gluten Free Red Velvet Cupcakes

GF Red Velvet Cupcakes

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With Chocolate Chips

 

2 Cups Good Quality All-purpose Gluten Free Flour with a gum already added (I use Better Batter or Tom Sawyer GF/Betty Crocker GF)

1 Cup Sugar

2 Teaspoons GF Baking Powder ( I use Clabber Girl)

1 Teaspoon Baking Soda

1/2  Tablespoon Pure Cocoa Powder

1 stick Salted Butter melted or softened

1 Tablespoon Pure Vanilla

¼ Cup water

2-14.5oz. Cans of Beets (I used Great Value Brand, or any brand with no artificial colors or flavors added)

3 Eggs or 2/3Cup 100% additive free Egg Whites

Optional 1 bag of GF chocolate chips

In medium size bowl whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, soda, and cocoa.  Drain juice from cans and pour beets into a strainer and rinse excess brine from beets with cold water. ( this will measure out to about 2 Cups of chopped beets) Put rinsed beets into food processor and chop on high until beets are a pureed.  Add melted butter, vanilla, water and eggs and mix well. Add flour mixture, mix well so there are no lumps. (if you are using chocolate chips fold them in now)  Let set 15 – 20 minutes, to let rice flour absorb liquids.

When ready to bake.

Preheat oven to 325*F.

Using a triggered ice cream scoop (about ¼ cup) fill each cupcake liner with one scoop of batter. Bake for 25- 30 minutes or until wooden toothpick inserted into center cupcake, comes back clean. This will make about 18 regular cupcakes 12 of the large muffin size. When cool ice with cream cheese frosting.(recipe below)

 

Cream Cheese Icing                                                                                  

 8 ozPlain Preservative Free Cream Cheese ( Philadelphia)

1 Stick softened Butter

2 – 2 ½ Cups Pure GF Powdered Sugar

In food processor blend all ingredients until smooth.  Refrigerate until ready to use.

Gluten Free Pumpkin Spice Muffins

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¼ Cup Butter ( ½ stick) or oil

¼ Cup water

¼ Cup Milk

1 – 15 oz. Can 100% Pumpkin with no additives ( I use Libby’s)

2 Cups Tom Sawyer GF Flour/ Betty Crocker GF Rice flour Mix ( ½ & ½ )

Heat butter, water, and milk ( microwave 1 minute 5 – 10 seconds) just before boiling. Add Pumpkin, hot water, milk and butter to food processor mix and add flour. Mix just so there are no lumps. Let set for 20 – 30 minutes or refrigerate overnight.

2 Large Eggs

1 ½ Cups Sugar

1 Teaspoon Additive Free Nutmeg ( I like Morton Bassett)

1 Teaspoon Additive Free Cinnamon

½ Teaspoon Additive Free Ground Cloves

2 Teaspoons GF Baking Powder

1 Teaspoon Salt

1 Teaspoon Baking Soda

Preheat oven to 325*

In small bowl whisk sugar and all spices, making sure there are no lumps. Add eggs to GF flour and pumpkin mixture in food processor, blend then add sugar and spices. Mix well until all ingredients are blended. Do Not over mix. Using a triggered ice cream scoop (about ¼ cup) fill cups with one scoop of batter. Bake for 25- 30 minutes or until wooden toothpick inserted into center cupcake, comes back clean. This will make 18 cupcakes. Ice with Sugar and Spice Cream cheese icing.

Sugar and Spice Cream Cheese Icing                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

 4 oz. Plain Preservative Free Cream Cheese ( ½ – 8 oz. package Philadelphia)

1 Stick softened Butter

1 Teaspoon Pure Vanilla

2 – 2 ½ Cups Pure GF Powdered Sugar

½ Teaspoon Additive Free Cinnamon

¼ Teaspoon Additive Free Nutmeg

¼ Teaspoon Additive Ground Cloves

In food processor blend all ingredients until smooth. Refrigerate until ready to use.

Oatmeal Fruit Breakfast Muffins with Fruit Glaze

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Oatmeal Fruit Breakfast Muffins with Fruit Glaze

Besides being Gluten Free, these Muffins are low in sugar, fat, and dairy free!

1  1/2 Cups all purpose Gluten Free Flour ( with xanthan gum already added)

1  1/2 Cups GF Old Fashioned rolled Oats

1/2 Cup Dark Brown Sugar

1 Tablespoon GF Baking Powder

1/2 Teaspoon Baking Soda

1/4 Cup GF Oil

1/2 Cup Water

1/2 Cup unsweetened additive free Applesauce

3 Eggs beaten

1 Cup Fresh or Frozen Fruit (Blueberries, Sweet Cherries, etc. if you use large fruit like strawberries, you need to cube them into smaller pieces)

In large mixing bowl whisk together, flour, oats, sugar, baking powder, and baking soda. Add oil, water, applesauce, and eggs. Mix just until all dry ingredients are incorporated. Add fruit by folding into batter. Preheat oven to 325*F. Using a triggered ice cream scoop to fill paper cupcake holders with one scoop of batter (about ¼ cup each) . Or if you bake in a larger muffin pan use 2 scoops each.  Bake for 25- 30 minutes or until wooden toothpick inserted into center muffin, comes back clean.

Fruit Glaze:

1 Cup pureed fruit

1/4 Cup water

1 Tablespoon powdered Sugar (optional)

In small sauce pan, heat ( on medium high heat) all ingredients, until mixture starts to boil. Turn heat to medium, stirring continually and cook for 2 minutes. Let cool slightly and dip each muffin into glaze, coating the entire muffin. Server for breakfast or snack.

Apple Cinnamon Muffins and Doughnuts

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Apple Cinnamon Muffins or Doughnuts

1  3/4 Cups All Purpose G F flour, with xanthan gum already added ( I use Tom Sawyer, Betty Crocker GF flour mix, see flour mixes)

2 Teaspoons additive free ground Cinnamon

1/2 Tablespoon Baking Powder

1/4 Teaspoon Baking Soda

1 Teaspoon Active Dry Yeast

1 Cup Packed Pure Brown Sugar

2 Eggs beaten

1/2 Stick softened Butter (or ¼ cup gf oil)

1 Cup additive & sugar free Applesauce

1/2 Cup pure sweet Buttermilk

(optional 1 Cup chopped pecans)

In large mixing bowl whisk together flour, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, yeast, and brown sugar. Add eggs, butter, applesauce, and buttermilk. Mix on high just until smooth. Don’t over mix. Let batter rest for about 15- 20 minutes. Then fold in pecans. Preheat oven to 325*F. Using a ¼ cup ice cream scoop fill each muffin cup with batter. If you don’t use the muffin papers then you must grease and flour your muffin pan. If you are making doughnuts, grease a non-stick doughnut pan and fill each doughnut place with batter almost to the top. Bake muffins for 28- 30 minutes and doughnuts for 25 minutes. This recipe will make a dozen small cupcake size muffins and 6 doughnuts.

Glaze:

2 Cups additive free Powdered Sugar

1  1/2 Teaspoon additive free ground Cinnamon

1/3 Cup warm tap water

Whisk until smooth and dip or brush muffins and doughnuts with glaze. Enjoy for breakfast or treat!

Gluten Free Red Velvet Cupcakes

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GF Red Velvet Cupcakes ( with No artificial Colors)

2 Cups Good Quality All-purpose Gluten Free Flour with a gum already added (I use Better Batter or Tom Sawyer GF/Betty Crocker GF)

1 Cup Sugar

2 Teaspoons GF Baking Powder ( I use Clabber Girl)

1 Teaspoon Baking Soda

1/2  Tablespoon Pure Cocoa Powder

1 stick Salted Butter melted or softened

1 Tablespoon Pure Vanilla

¼ Cup water

2-14.5oz. Cans of Beets (I used Great Value Brand, or any brand with no artificial colors or flavors added)(If you don’t want to use beets, then just use any red fruit in the same amount)

3 Eggs or 2/3Cup 100% additive free Egg Whites

Optional 1 bag of GF chocolate chips

In medium size bowl whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, soda, and cocoa.  Drain juice from cans and pour beets into a strainer and rinse excess brine from beets with cold water. ( this will measure out to about 2 Cups of chopped beets) Put rinsed beets into food processor and chop on high until beets are a pureed.  Add melted butter, vanilla, water and eggs and mix well. Add flour mixture, water and egg whites. Mix well so there are no lumps. (if you are using chocolate chips fold them in now)  Let set 15 – 20 minutes, to let rice flour absorb liquids.

When ready to bake.

Preheat oven to 325*F.

Using a triggered ice cream scoop (about ¼ cup) fill each cupcake liner with one scoop of batter. Bake for 25- 30 minutes or until wooden toothpick inserted into center cupcake, comes back clean. This will make about 18 regular cupcakes 12 of the large muffin size. When cool ice with cream cheese frosting.(recipe below)

 

Cream Cheese Icing 

8 ozPlain Preservative Free Cream Cheese ( Philadelphia)

1 Stick softened Butter

2 – 2 ½ Cups Pure GF Powdered Sugar

In food processor blend all ingredients until smooth.  Refrigerate until ready to use.