Cinnamon Roll Muffins

February 16, 2020

Looking to fulfill those snuggles in the morning while getting lofts of cinnamon deliciousness every now and then? Want to be indulge in a healthy sweet breakfast treat that even you kids can lend a hand in making? Head to you cabinet and get ready to be enjoying these Cinnamon Roll Muffins in no time!

SERVES: 10 (approx. 1 muffin each) Prep Time: 20 min. Cooking Time: 20 min.


For Muffins:

  • 1⁄2 cup – coconut sugar
  • 1⁄2 cup – unsweetened coconut milk beverage
  • 1⁄3 cup – pure maple syrup
  • 1⁄4 cup – ghee (organic grass-fed, if possible), melted
  • 1 – large egg
  • 1 tsp. – ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. – pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1⁄2 cups – gluten-free all-purpose flour (preferably Bob’s Red Mill® All-Purpose Baking Flour, red label)
  • 1⁄2 cup – almond flour
  • 1 1⁄2 tsp. – baking powder, gluten-free
  • 1⁄2 tsp. – sea salt (or Himalayan salt)

For Icing:

  • 3 Tbsp. + 1 tsp. – reduced-fat sour cream
  • 3 Tbsp. + 1 tsp. – powdered sugar

Special Equipment:

  • Muffin papers/cupcake liners
  • Nonstick cooking spray


  1. Line muffin pan with 10 muffin liners and lightly coat with spray. Set aside
  2. To make muffins, place sugar, coconut milk, maple syrup, ghee, egg, cinnamon, and extract in blender; cover. Blend until smooth. Set aside.
  3. Combine flour, almond flour, baking powder, and salt in a medium bowl; mix well.
  4. Add flour mixture to blender; cover. Blend until a smooth batter forms, scraping sides of blender with rubber spatula as needed.
  5. Evenly divide batter among prepared muffin cups.
  6. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes, rotating pan after 10 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean. Cool completely before topping with icing.
  7. While muffins are baking, make icing. Combine sour cream and powdered sugar in a small bowl; whisk to blend. Refrigerate until muffins are cool. Top each with 1 tsp. icing.

Recipe Note:

Store leftover muffins in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.

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