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Easy, Delicious, Gluten-Free Applesauce Spice Muffins

It's a wholesome start to your day, featuring applesauce, real maple syrup, and toasted pecans. Adding pumpkin pie spice, vanilla, and applesauce gives the muffins a comforting aroma. 

Sorghum is a delightful super-grain with a mild flavor and is a brilliant choice for gluten-free baking. Packed with fiber and all the amino acids for a complete protein, it’s a staple in our chef’s kitchen for creating delicious gluten-free recipes. This muffin recipe perfectly exemplifies how simple and healthy baking can be.

Easy, Delicious, Gluten-Free Applesauce Spice Muffins

2 cups Specialty Grains Whole-Grain Sorghum Flour

¾ cup sugar

1 ½ tsp. baking powder

1 tsp salt

½ cup chopped pecans, toasted

1 Tbsp. Pumpkin Pie spice

1 Tbsp. xanthan gum

1 cup applesauce

1/3 cup maple syrup

3 eggs

1 Tbsp. vanilla


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a standard muffin pan with paper liners and spray with pan spray.
  • combine sorghum flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, spice, xanthan gum, and pecans in a medium bowl.
  • whisk applesauce, maple syrup, eggs, and vanilla in a large mixing bowl. Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and mix well to combine.
  • Portion 1/3 cup of batter into each prepared muffin cup. If desired, sprinkle the muffins with additional chopped pecans.
  • Bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, 20-25 minutes. Let sit for 10 minutes before serving.