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Healthy Coconut Oil Gingerbread Muffins

These festive and healthy coconut oil gingerbread muffins are made with 100% whole wheat flour, coconut oil, and tons of spicy flavors to make these delicious healthy muffins perfect for the holidays! 

Prep: 5 minutesCook: 20 minutesTotal: 25 minutes
Fat 9 Carbs 27 Protein 4
Yield 12 1x

Ingredients

Dry Ingredients

  • 1.75 cups white whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon allspice
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans

Wet Ingredients

  • 2 eggs, large
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • ⅓ cup molasses
  • 1 cup applesauce
  • 1/4 cups almond milk, unsweetened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted

For the Glaze

  • 1 tablespoon water
  • ¼ cup powdered sugar

Instructions

  1. First, preheat oven to 350ºF and rub a muffin tin with coconut oil. Set aside.
  2. Place dry ingredients in a medium bowl and mix. Set aside.
  3. Place wet ingredients, minus the coconut oil, into a large bowl and whisk until combined. Slowly add dry ingredients to wet and mix. Finally add in melted coconut oil and mix again.
  4. Transfer batter into muffin tin, filling each muffin ¾ of the way full. You should get around 12 muffins.
  5. Bake at 350ºF for 20-22 minutes.
  6. Remove muffins and let cool for at least 15 minutes before glazing.
  7. While muffins are cooling prepare glaze by mixing together water and powdered sugar.
  8. Once muffins have cooled, drizzle with glaze.
  9. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/12 Calories: 209 Sugar: 15 Sodium: 540 Fat: 9 Carbohydrates: 27 Fiber: 3 Protein: 4
Author: Lee HershCategory: SnackMethod: OvenCuisine: American

Keywords: gingerbread muffins, healthy muffins