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Cinnamon Bun Muffins

Posted By Elana Amsterdam On December 16, 2009 @ 1:18 pm In breakfasts,muffins, scones and biscuits | 129 Comments

These gluten free muffins taste like cinnamon rolls and make the perfect breakfast treat!

One of my favorite readers Courtney recently suggested that I create a gluten free cinnamon roll recipe. She said it would be perfect for Christmas morning. Being smack in the middle of Hanukkah that wasn’t something I had thought about. Thanks Courtney!

So, here’s my little ol’ gluten free Cinnamon Bun Muffin recipe. I hope you all enjoy it during the holidays.

Cinnamon Bun Muffins

Cinnamon Topping:

  1. To make cinnamon topping, combine agave, cinnamon and oil in a small bowl
  2. Set mixture aside

Muffin Mixture:

  1. Combine almond flour, coconut flour, baking soda and salt in a medium bowl
  2. In a large bowl blend together oil, agave, eggs and vanilla
  3. Blend dry ingredients into wet and scoop a scant ¼ cup at a time into lined muffin cups
  4. Spoon topping onto muffins
  5. Bake muffins for 8-12 minutes at 350°
  6. Cool muffins for 2 hours then frost with Creamy Cream Cheese Frosting

Makes 9 muffins

For a real cinnamon roll recipe, you can head on over to Gluten-Free Girl, she has been working on a cinnamon roll recipe of late and I imagine will post one soon.

I am totally blown away by Stephanie’s blog, Totally Together Reviews; Stephanie recently blogged about the The Gluten-Free Almond Flour Cookbook and is doing a giveaway as well. Her post about my book has received well over 400 comments.  Thanks Stephanie.

One of my favorite periodicals, The Christian Science Monitor just ran a Best Cookbooks of 2009 article mentioning The Gluten-Free Almond Flour Cookbook, what a delight to find my book in there.

And in television news, I was on two shows today (demoing recipes from my gluten free cookbook) the first show was Good Day Colorado and the second, Daybreak on the Deuce. You can watch both appearances below.

Finally, to top these muffins off, stay tuned for my next post with my yummy gluten free Creamy Cream Cheese Frosting recipe.

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