Easy Almond Flour Muffins, one of my best almond flour recipes that is lower carb and can be made Paleo, dairy-free, and gluten-free. These muffins can be made ahead and frozen for a quick easy breakfast. Plus, a list of my other favorite almond flour recipes.
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These Easy Almond Flour Muffins are what I like to call my “secret weapon” breakfast recipe. School has been back in session for a while now here, so back to cooking and baking for me! Yay! These Easy Almond Flour Muffins really are super quick and easy to make and it also happens to be a gluten-free and dairy-free recipe.
Don’t worry though, even if you don’t care about gluten-free and dairy-free, these almond flour muffins are still a great breakfast or snack option. I make these muffins in big batches, freeze them, then top the muffins with some fruit (like a quick homemade strawberry sauce) and I’m full for hours!!
Almond Flour Recipes:
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How to Make Almond Flour:
Baking with almond flour can be a little tricky since it’s not really flour. What is almond flour? It’s really just ground up almonds.
If you’re wondering how to make almond flour, you can make homemade almond flour by grinding almonds in a food processor. BUT I don’t really recommend it for baked goods. Homemade almond flour doesn’t generally get as finely chopped as most commercial brands so your results for baked good will be very different.
You can certainly give it a try though!
Where to Buy Almond Flour:
If you’re wondering where to buy almond flour, you can find it at most grocery stores, BUT it’s generally not with the baking stuff. I’ve usually found it with the healthy or organic packaged goods. You can also find it online. Online and retail stores such as Costco, Trader Joes, and King Arthur also generally have some.
I’ve been using Honeyville super fine almond flour lately and have been ordering it online. Different almond flours will have different results with these muffins as some almond flours are not as fine. I highly suggest a finely ground almond flour.
I store my almond flour in the freezer so that it lasts longer.
How to Make Almond Flour Muffins:
I always get a lot of requests for Paleo recipes. I’m not much of a Paleo expert, but I’m fairly sure these are Paleo friendly muffins. Unfortunately, I don’t have any “action” shots for this Easy Almond Flour Muffin recipe but you really don’t need any.
Only 6 ingredients in these Almond Flour Muffins: almond flour, eggs, almond milk (coconut milk, milk, or other milk substitute), honey, baking soda, and lemon juice. All you have to do is mix all the ingredients together in a bowl. That’s it!
I highly recommend using a scale to weigh the almond flour. I love this scale (<—- click to see the one I have from Amazon).
Line a cupcake pan with paper liners and fill with batter. I like to use a large ice cream trigger scoop to fill the liners.
Bake, cook, cool, then place on a large cookie sheet (pictured above) if you want to freeze them.
Once the muffins are frozen, place them in a sealable bag and just take a few out at a time to defrost. Have these Easy Almond Flour Muffins as-is or top with some fruit or fruit sauce. I like to place some defrosted California strawberries in a blender for a quick sugar-free sauce.
Top the almond flour muffins with a little whipped cream (or don’t if you want a dairy-free treat…) and you have strawberry shortcake for breakfast!! This is one of my favorite recipes with almond flour and lower carb and can be made Pale, gluten-free, and dairy-free.
I should warn you….these are NOT like your favorite bakery’s almond muffins. These Almond Flour Muffins are meant to be more like a healthy breakfast option that will fill you up and not like a regular flour almond muffin from a bakery.
So if you’re expecting a HUGE flaky sugar filled muffin, you may be disappointed. Not to say they’re NOT good; they’re just a bit different and may take a little getting used to.
Here’s a quick video to see how easy these muffins are to put together…
Would love to hear what you top these muffins with!
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Easy Almond Flour Muffins
SNAPPY SUBSTITUTIONS: Instead of almond milk you could use regular milk or coconut milk.
This post and photos were slightly updated February 2018 but the recipe remains the same.
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