Morning Glory Muffins with Coconut Flour

Tasty muffins packed with the goodness of fruit, veggies and nuts – and without grains? We’re in! You will be too, once you whip up a batch yourself. Paleo-friendly. Recipe and Photo Created By Simone Miller of Zenbelly.

    Yield: 12 muffins

    • ¾ cup chopped walnuts
    • ½ cup shredded unsweetened coconut
    • 6 large eggs
    • ¼ cup avocado oil or melted coconut oil
    • ½ cup coconut sugar
    • ½ cup Pamela’s Coconut Flour
    • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • ½ teaspoon baking soda
    • ½ teaspoon finely ground sea salt
    • 1 cup grated carrot (2 medium)
    • ½ cup grated apple (1 medium)
    • ½ cup raisins

    Toast coconut and walnuts 4-5 minutes

    Preheat the oven to 350ºF and line a muffin tin with paper liners.

    Spread the walnuts and coconut on a baking sheet and toast in the oven for about 5 minutes, or until the coconut is lightly browned. Set aside.

    In a large mixing bowl, Whisk the eggs, oil, and coconut sugar until smooth.

    Whisk in the coconut flour, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.

    Stir in the carrot, apple, raisins, walnuts, and coconut until just combined.

    Divide the batter among the prepared baking cups, filling them about ¾ full. Bake for 20-24 minutes, or until the tops spring back when you lightly press them, and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Allow to cool before serving.

Customer Reviews

Based on 4 reviews

Hi! These look great, similar to one I just made yesterday with diced apple and dark choc chips; I am looking for approximate calorie/nutrition info for these? I will definitely make these too :) thanks!


This recipe deserves more comments. Excellent gluten free recipe with lots of natural sweetness coming from fruits and veggies. I left out the coconut sugar completely, used 5 eggs, and subbed some unrefined stevia leaf (finely ground). They turned out great and there wasn’t even any lingering, noticeable stevia taste. The perfect nourishing treat for those dealing with dietary restrictions.

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Mindy Bence

Lovely Recipe! I'm on the Low Lectin/plant paradox diet and I'm so glad that I can modify the recipe and still come out glorious! I've been gluten free for 8 years, but the low lectin diet is new for me. My husband is a regular gluten lover, but also loved this recipe! To alter it for my purposes, I changed the coconut sugar with Lakanto golden monk fruit sweetener (I used a little less than 1 cup), and instead of raisins and coconut, I added shredded sweet potato along with the carrot and apple. I doubled the recipe so I could have some to freeze. I'm so surprised how little coconut flour is needed and how thick it gets. It smells like coconut, but when cooked, it did not have a coconut flavor (my husband isn't a fan of coconut). I used avocado oil.