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Morning Glory Teff Muffins

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Course: Breakfast, Snack
Keyword: dairy-free, egg-free, gluten-free, oat-free, refined sugar-free, soy-free
Author: Maya Rose, MS, CNS


  • 2 cups teff flour
  • 1/2 cup tapioca flour also called tapioca starch
  • 2 tablespoons ground flax seed
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon cardamom optional
  • 3/4 cup orange juice freshly squeezed
  • 1/2 cup applesauce no sugar added
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil
  • 1 cup carrots grated
  • 1 small tart apple diced
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup walnuts (optional)


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and grease a 12-cup muffin tin.
  • In a large bowl, combine teff flour, tapioca flour, ground flaxseed, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and spices.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together orange juice, applesauce, honey, and oil.
  • Add wet ingredients to the bowl with the dry ingredients and stir well.
  • Add the dried cranberries, carrots, apple, and walnuts (if using) and fold into the batter until just combined.
  • Spoon batter into muffin tin and bake for 25-30 minutes. When muffins are cool enough to handle, transfer them to a wire rack to cool.