Reduced Sugar Pumpkin Muffins

Although this recipe contains some sugar, we offer it as an example of nutritional harm reduction. It contains no gluten and very limited sugar, but the texture is quite close to that of a traditional flour muffin. 

Source: From Cooking with Coconut Flour, by Bruce Fife


2 tablespoons
butter or coconut oil (melted)
1⁄4 cup
mashed pumpkin
1⁄4 cup
sucanat or brown sugar*
20 drops
liquid stevia
1⁄2 teaspoon
ground cinnamon
1⁄8 teaspoon
ground mace
1⁄4 teaspoon
1⁄2 teaspoon
1⁄4 cup
sifted coconut flour
1⁄4 teaspoon
baking powder


Blend together eggs, butter, pumpkin, sugar cinnamon, mace, salt, and vanilla. Combine coconut flour with baking powder and whisk into batter until there are no lumps. Pour batter into greased muffin cups. Bake at 400 degrees for 18 minutes.

Makes 6 muffins and 10 mini muffins.  (Recipe #714)

2X Reduced Sugar option: 1/8 cup sugar and 10 drops of stevia. Coconut flour: Digestible Carbs (g/cup) 3, Fiber (g/cup) 9, Percent Fiber 75%

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