The Best Gluten-Free Muffin Recipe

Hello folks. I’ve decided to interrupt my week of miscarriage posts with a lovely muffin recipe that just won’t quit. Seriously, I’ve made it twice in three days because it produced the most delicious muffins that I have ever tasted. And yes, that also means that between the two of us, we’ve polished off almost two dozen muffins in three days.

So I’m sharing in case any of you would like to join in the gluttony, or enjoy in gluten-free treats that don’t taste like cardboard or cost loads of money.

Muffins, seem to be one of the things I miss most about my pre-diagnosis days. Specialty bake shops often have really obscure flavours, such as sweet potato strawberry pumpkin seed, or zucchini jalapeƱo chocolate chip. I’m always disappointed because all I want is a simple berry muffin, or a chocolate chip muffin, and if I do happen to find some, they are dry, or simply suck. Also, I am not vegan, and many gluten free bake shops seem to boast being gluten-free, egg-free, dairy-free, which I get, but butter makes such a big difference in the flavour of food.

So here’s the recipe: http://www.agirldefloured.com/2012/05/16/best-gluten-free-blueberry-muffins/

I recommend that you use the flour blend that she provides, as it produced a texture indistinguishable from wheat cake flour.

Our first batch was a mixed berry blend: raspberries, blackberries, blueberries.

And our second batch was pure wild blueberry. Here are some pictures of this batch. They are nearly half gone!

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Give ’em a try, and let me know how it goes!

Gluten-Free Cinnamon Swirl Cupcakes

So, I get bored easily when I can’t do physical things- like exercise, workout, play sports, or even walk the dogs.

So what’s a girl with an injured vagina and angry ovaries to do?

Bake of course!

So I made these:

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And then made my special cream cheese icing and spread it on:

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The cupcakes turned out amazingly delicious, and were a lot less work than my cinnamon rolls. I used this recipe, but instead of buttermilk, I used coconut milk:
http://glutenfreeonashoestring.com/gluten-free-cinnamon-roll-cupcakes/

I doubled the recipe and made a couple of regular sized cupcakes, mini cupcakes, and also a mini loaf.

This recipe is a keeper!