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Paleo Orange Cranberry Muffins (Gluten Free)

These Paleo Orange Cranberry Muffins are a delicious grain free, dairy free, and gluten free version of the classic breakfast muffin. They are super moist and delicious, and packed with zesty orange flavors and tart cranberries!
5 from 8 votes
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Ingredients

  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar, can sub sweetner of choice
  • 1/4 cup melted ghee, can sub oil of choice
  • 2 tbsp fresh squeeze Vintage Navel orange juice
  • 1/4 cup almond milk
  • Zest from 1 Vintage Navel Orange
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2.5 cups almond flour
  • 1 tsp gluten free baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen cranberries

Optional Orange Glaze

  • 2 tbsp fresh squeezed Vintage Navel Orange Juice
  • 1/2 cup organic powdered sugar, You can also make this by blending up coconut ug

Instructions
 

  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Spray a muffin pan with cooking oil or line with muffin cups.
  • Add the 3 eggs, ½ cup coconut sugar, ¼ cup melted ghee, 2 tbsp orange juice, ¼ cup almond milk, orange zest, and 1 tsp vanilla extract to a large bowl and whisk together until smooth.
  • In another bowl, add the 2.5 cups almond flour, 1 tsp baking powder, and ¼ tsp salt and mix them together. 
  • Add the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and gently mix them together.
  • Fold in the 1 cup of cranberries. 
  • Divide the mixture between 10 muffin cups for larger muffins, or 12 muffin cups for smaller muffins. 
  • Bake for 23-25 minutes, until a toothpick entered into the center of the muffins comes out clean. Let them cool for 15 minutes before removing.
  • To make the optional orange glaze, whisk the 2 tbsp orange juice and ½ cup organic powdered sugar together in a bowl. Spoon the mixture over top the muffins. 

Notes

I would suggest storing these muffins on the counter or in the fridge in a tightly covered container. 

Nutrition

Calories: 209kcal, Carbohydrates: 12g, Protein: 6g, Fat: 16g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Trans Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 51mg, Sodium: 120mg, Potassium: 29mg, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 6g, Vitamin A: 70IU, Vitamin C: 3mg, Calcium: 82mg, Iron: 1mg