Pineapple Flax Gluten-Free Muffins

These muffins are kid-friendly and freeze well for a quick breakfast. If desired, you can try replacing the sugar in this recipe for a sugar substitute that's meant for baking to reduce the carbohydrate count.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 muffin

  • Calories 195
  • Carbohydrate 27 g
  • Protein 4 g
  • Fat 8.0 g
  • Saturated Fat 1.0 g
  • Sugars 13 g
  • Dietary Fiber 2 g
  • Cholesterol 35 mg
  • Sodium 405 mg
  • Potassium 115 mg

This Recipe Serves 12


2 cups Gluten-Free Baking Mix (such as Pamela’s)
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
2 eggs, slightly beaten
1/3 cup brown sugar
1/3 cup sugar
1/4 cup canola oil
3 tablespoons milled flax seed
1 cup crushed canned pineapple, packed in juice and drained


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line the muffin tins with muffin papers.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine the baking mix, salt, and cinnamon.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, brown sugar, sugar, oil, and flax seed. Add the pineapple and mix well. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix well.
  4. Spoon the batter evenly into the 12 muffin cups.
  5. Bake for 22-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  6. Remove the muffins from the oven and cool completely on a wire rack.

MAKE IT GLUTEN-FREE: Verify that the ingredients that you are using are gluten-free and this dish can be gluten-free.

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