Apple Cinnamon Doughnut Bites (GF)

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Full of iron, fibre and protein, these bites taste like a cinnamon sugar doughnut, but are actually packed with nutrition and are much lower in sugar than their traditional counterpart.  Enjoy!



  • 1 cup diced apples (skin on)
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup whole milk*
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 3 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 cup oat flour**
  • 1 1/2 cups gluten free flour***
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

*  Any milk will work fine
** Make your own oat flour by blending oats in a blender or coffee grinder
*** A combo that works awesome for this recipe is 1/2 cup almond flour, 1/2 cup sweet sorghum flour and 1/2 cup tapioca flour

Sweet Cinnamon Topping

  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Dice apples and place them in a blender (or food processor) with lemon juice, whole milk, eggs, 1/4 cup sugar, 3 tablespoons melted butter and vanilla.  Blend until pureed.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine the oat flour and 1 1/2 cups gluten free flour baking powder, cinnamon and salt in a bowl.
  4. Slowly incorporate the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and mix well.

  5. Lightly grease a mini muffin pan.

  6. Fill muffin cups almost to the top (a little more than 3/4 of the way full).

  7. Sprinkle a little of the sweet cinnamon topping on each muffin.
  8. Bake at 375 degrees for about 11-13 minutes until cooked through.  Remove from oven and let cool.