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Apple Cinnamon Streusel Muffins - Gluten Free

These muffins are easy to mix up and delicious.
I use my own all-purpose flour mix, the recipe for which is included.
  • 1 3/4 cups My All-Purpose Flour 
  • 1/2 cup sugar 
  • 3 tsp baking powder 
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda 
  • 1 tsp cinnamon 
  • 1 tsp salt 
  • 1/2 cup butter (cold grated) 
  • 1 egg 
  • 2/3 cup milk 
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 med apple, peeled, cored and cut into small pieces 
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 cups chopped walnuts 
  • 2 tbsp sugar 
  1. Sift or mix together the dry ingredients 
  2. Stir in the grated butter 
  3. Remove 1/4 cup (for streusel crumbs) 
  4. Toss apple bits in the 1 tsp lemon juice 
  5. Add apples and nuts to dry mixture
  6. Whisk the egg and milk, add vanilla 
  7. Add liquids to dry ingredients and mix lightly
  8. Fill muffin tins - lined with paper cups or greased - about 3/4 full 
  9. Mix the extra 2 tbsp sugar into the 1/4 cup crumbs and sprinkle on top of the muffins 
  10. Bake at 375 degrees for about 20 minutes. 

My All-Purpose Flour Mix 
  • 1 cup brown rice flour
  • 1 cup white bean flour 
  • 1 cup millet flour 
  • 1 cup potato starch 
  • 1 cup tapioca starch 
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch 
  • 1/2 cup white rice flour 
  • 6 tsp. egg replacer 
  • 4 tsp xanthan gum 
  • 3 tbsp potato flour 
Mix together thoroughly and store at room temp. or in fridge if it will not be used within a month. 


  1. Could I use regular all purpose flour? I have no need for gluten free. Thank you.

    1. Sure... but use two cups of regular wheat flour instead of the 1 3/4 gluten free flour

  2. Your Gluten Free all purpose flour is a great resource for those with intolerance to wheat, Julie. My niece is planning to make these after her new oven is installed!

  3. Thanks for the hint about using regular as I also have no need to use gluten-free....unless there's something people aren't telling me? LOL!

  4. How are these for freezing? What are they like once defrosted?

    1. I have never frozen them - but they would freeze well, I'm sure, however, gluten-free baked products do not have as long a freezer life as wheat flour products do.

  5. Is the egg replacement necessary?

    1. You can omit the egg replacement. It just adds a little lift power.


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