Vegan, Gluten Free, Sugar Free Saffron and Barberry Muffins | © 2016 | | © 2016 |

These gluten-free seedy muffins make a great breakfast or snack, are actually perfect for any time of day. We even enjoyed it as dinner with a large plate of salad. You can of course bake these healthy treats without saffron, but a little saffron goes a long way. Barberries add tanginess, fruity aroma to these muffins and pair so well with saffron and clove. Dried cranberries or cherries would make a good substitute.

Vegan, Gluten Free, Sugar Free Saffron and Barberry Muffins

adapted from SBS

  • 50 g Pepitas
  • 50 g Flax seeds
  • 50 g Sunflower seeds
  • 50 g Whole almonds
  • 30 g Chia seeds
  • 150 g Rolled oats
  • 3 tbsp Psyllium husk
  • 40 g Dried barberries
  • 0.3 g Saffron powder
  • 1/2 tsp Ground cloves
  • Pinch of sea salt

  • 50 g Coconut oil, melted
  • 1 tbsp Maple syrup
  • 375 ml Water
  1. Place all the dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Mix well with a spoon.
  2. Add in melted coconut oil, maple syrup and water and stir with a spoon until well combined.
  3. Grease a 6-cup maxi muffin pan with a little melted coconut oil. Divide the mixture and flatten the surface with the back of a spoon. Leave it on the counter for at least 2-3 hours or overnight in the fridge, covered tightly with a plastic film.
  4. Preheat the oven to 160C/320F. Bake the muffins in the middle of hot oven for 30 minutes until lightly golden. Remove and turn out onto an oven rack and bake for a further 15-25 minutes until crisp on the bottom. Cool slightly and serve. | © 2016 | | © 2016 | | © 2016 |


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