Coconut Flour Banana-Blueberry Muffins

The coconut is such a versatile fruit! Coconut milk, coconut oil, coconut cream, coconut flour – just a few products made with it! Coconut flour is a nice option while on GAPS, as I can’t have any grains right now. Coconut flour is very high in fiber, and coconut flour products tend to call for a lot of eggs (as you will see in the recipe!), as eggs soak up the coconut flour to make up the bulk needed. Coconut flour is expensive, but a little goes a long way. I’ve enjoyed trying out muffin options, tweaking online recipes, adjusting flavorings and sweeteners, etc.

Here is a new favorite combination :-). I found 1/4 cup of honey to be sufficient, but others may prefer a bit more sweetener; the muffins mellow and sweeten as they cool, and especially after refrigeration.

Coconut Flour Blueberry-Banana Muffins

Makes approximately 1 dozen. (I had slightly smaller cups, so it made 12 medium muffins and 6 mini.)

1/2 cup butter (coconut oil for a dairy-free option)
1/4-1/3 cup honey
3/4 teaspoon sea salt
6 eggs
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
3/4 cup coconut flour
2 ripe bananas
1-2 tablespoons water (adjust, based on honey quantity)
1 cup (approximately?) of frozen blueberries

Melt butter stovetop in a saucepan. Allow to cool slightly. Add honey and combine. Meanwhile, beat eggs, salt, and vanilla in a large bowl. Add honey mixture and beat. Next sprinkle in coconut flour and beat well. Coconut flour has a tendency to clump, so mechanical beaters are a good option! Add bananas and water and mix well.

Prepare a 1-dozen muffin pan by buttering it well. Spoon muffin batter into cups.  Place about 5 blueberries on top of each muffin and poke to sink into batter. Bake muffins for approximately 30 minutes (~20 for mini muffins), until done. Cool slightly and transfer to a cooling rack to finish cooling.


3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Trackback: A tribute to buttered muffin pans. . . « Sororal Adventures
  2. hannahpi
    Apr 18, 2011 @ 07:02:24

    Oh yum. Yep, I’m definitely making these on Wed. Gonna have to check and see if we have blueberries…


  3. Trackback: Tribute to Silicone Muffin Cups « Sororal Adventures

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