Healthy Easter Hot Cross Bun Muffins

A simple, healthy and clean recipe for hot cross bun muffins by nutritionist, naturopath and recipe developer Casey-Lee Lyons from Live Love Nourish

Healthy Easter Hot Cross Bun Muffins

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time45 mins
Servings: 10 Muffins

Ingredients

Ingredients:

  • 2 large free range eggs
  • 1 cup 250ml coconut milk (BPA free, canned)
  • 1/2 cup 125ml freshly squeezed orange juice (approx 1 large sweet orange)
  • Zest of 1 large orange
  • 2 cups 200g almond meal
  • 1 tsp 3g gluten free baking powder
  • 1 tsp 1g organic vanilla bean powder
  • 1 tsp 2g cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp all spice
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/8 tsp ground cloves
  • 1/2 cup 100g medjool dates, pitted and chopped

White Crosses:

  • 1 Tbsp 20ml coconut milk
  • 1 Tbsp 20g coconut flour
  • 2 Tbsp 40ml water
  • Snap-lock bag/ piping bag

Instructions

  • Pre-heat fan-forced oven to 180°C.
  • In a medium mixing bowl whisk eggs with coconut milk, orange zest and juice.
  • Add almond meal, baking powder, vanilla, cinnamon, all spice, nutmeg and cloves and mix to combine.
  • Stir through chopped dates.
  • Spoon batter into patty/muffins cases.
  • To make crosses – in a small mixing bowl combine coconut milk, coconut flour and water to make a white paste. Spoon into a snap lock bag or piping bag. Cut a small corner to make a piping whole and squeeze mixture on top of muffins in a cross design.
  • Bake in oven for 35-40 mins or until cooked through. Allow to cool.

Notes

This recipe is free from gluten, dairy and refined sugar.

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This recipe was designed by Brisbane nutritionist and recipe developer Casey-Lee Lyons from Live Love Nourish. For more healthy, recipes please visit her website Live Love Nourish  or follow Live Love Nourish on Instagram and Facebook

 

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