Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins Made With Coconut Flour (Gluten Free)

I’ve had coconut flour sitting up in the cabinet for about 6 months now.  I bought it because it’s good for you, it’s gluten-free, high in fiber and protein, and I wanted to bake with it.

I hadn’t done a thing with it, so I looked up “Recipes using coconut flour” and got some pretty good results, but in the end I went with these delicious muffins.  I normally associate lemon with summer time, but since the weather has been ridiculously nice lately, I figured these were appropriate.

The consistency of the muffins was really thick and dense.  I didn’t know what to expect since I had never baked with coconut flour before, but I was pleasantly surprised.  The coconut flavor is pretty predominant in these, but I think that’s a good thing.

 

Have you baked with coconut flour before?  What did you think of it?

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins Made With Coconut Flour
Elana’s Pantry
FYI: This recipe only makes bout 6 muffins.  If you want more, I suggest doubling the recipe! :)

Ingredients:
¼ cup coconut flour
¼ teaspoon sea salt

¼ teaspoon baking soda
3 eggs
¼ cup honey

¼ cup oil

1 tablespoon lemon zest
1 tablespoon poppy seeds

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine coconut flour, salt and baking soda
  3. In a large bowl, blend together eggs, honey, oil and lemon zest
  4. Blend dry ingredients into wet.
  5. Fold in poppy seeds.
  6. Spoon 1 tablespoon of batter into each greased mini muffin cup.
  7. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes.
  8. Cool and serve.
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  1. I'm pretty sure whole foods probably sells it, but I bought mine off Amazon. Thanks ! The flavors compliment each other pretty well.

  2. I have never seen coconut flour before.  I have some coconut oil in my fridge and I haven't used that, but want to.  I will have to keep an eye out for this…I wonder if Whole foods sells it?  These muffins sound great – love the idea of the coconut and lemon together!

  3. Thanks for the recipe, I have had coconut flour forever and I was never really sure what to make with it. I made a bread recipe once and it was horrible, I can't wait to try this out!