20 Best Gluten-Free Muffin Recipes

There’s a lot to love about gluten-free muffin recipes. They’re a full sensory experience – the warm and homey aromas infusing your kitchen as they bake, the spring against your fingertips as you test for doneness, the burst of flavour as you bite into one, and the different textures that may surprise you such as chocolate chips, dried fruit, or crunchy nuts and seeds.

We adore gluten-free muffin recipes because they’re:

Grab your favourite gluten-free flours, mixing bowls and a spoon, and start baking one of these gluten-free muffin recipes!

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20 Best Gluten-Free Muffin Recipes

Vegan Gluten-Free Banana Muffins

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Vegan Gluten-Free Banana Muffins by Okonomi Kitchen

Everyone needs banana muffins as part of their repertoire of gluten-free muffin recipes. This version is fluffy and you can customize with your favourite add-ins – we highly recommend chocolate chips.


Keto Lemon Blueberry Muffins

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Keto Lemon Blueberry Muffins by What Great Grandma Ate

Lemon and blueberries make a fantastic combo in gluten-free muffin recipes, and these also happen to be nut-free.


Almond Butter Sweet Potato Muffins

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Almond Butter Sweet Potato Muffins by All The Healthy Things

Is there anything the humble sweet potato can’t do? We think not.


Gluten-Free Vegan Carrot Cake Muffins

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Gluten-Free Vegan Carrot Cake Muffins by Bakerita

Grab one of the most favourite cake flavours in muffin form for single-serving enjoyment.


Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Blender Muffins

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Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Blender Muffins by Jaclyn Beaty (*Culinary Nutrition Expert + Program Coach)

Skip the bowl entirely and try these easy gluten-free blender muffins! They’re packed with pumpkin purée for extra fibre, antioxidants, and vitamins.


Mango Muffins with Cashew Lime Cream

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Mango Muffins with Cashew Lime Cream by Plant Food Federation

This recipe for bright and tangy gluten-free muffins has an optional cashew cream on top – and we advise you to take advantage of that option!


Vegan Persimmon Banana Muffins

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Vegan Persimmon Banana Muffins by Healthier Steps

You don’t see a lot of gluten-free muffin recipes that include persimmon, which is why we’re so thrilled this recipe exists.


Oatmeal Cranberry Muffins

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Oatmeal Cranberry Muffins by Planted and Picked (*Culinary Nutrition Expert)

Use fresh or frozen cranberries in this sweet-tart recipe so you can enjoy them all year round.


Banana Nut Chocolate Cinnamon Muffins

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Banana Nut Chocolate Cinnamon Muffins by Jessica Mitton (*Culinary Nutrition Expert)

Jessica is the author of the bestselling dessert cookbook Some Good: Sweet Treats, so she knows her way around a healthful gluten-free muffin recipe. These are nutrient-dense and full of flavour.


Savory Green Bean and Tomato Muffins

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Savory Green Bean and Tomato Muffins by Sondi Bruner (*Academy of Culinary Nutrition Head Program Coach)

Who says gluten-free muffin recipes have to be sweet? This version is packed with veggies and are delicious on their own or when paired with your favourite soup. For more savory muffin inspiration, check out Sondi’s butternut squash and lentil muffins, too.


Mini Chocolate Chip + Chia Seed Energy Muffins

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Mini Chocolate Chip + Chia Seed Energy Muffins by Orchids and Sweet Tea

When you just want a bite or two, these mini muffins fit the bill perfectly.


Apple Chai Spiced Gluten-Free Muffins

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Apple Chai Spiced Gluten-Free Muffins by Sage and Celery (*Culinary Nutrition Expert)

These gluten-free muffins will fill your kitchen with the best aroma, and they’re packed with anti-inflammatory spices.


AIP Pumpkin Muffins

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AIP Pumpkin Muffins by Go Healthy With Bea

This recipe was designed for those following the Autoimmune Paleo diet – but really, anyone can enjoy them!


Flourless Gluten-Free Vegan Chocolate Muffins

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Flourless Gluten-Free Vegan Chocolate Muffins by Big Man’s World

Choose your favourite nut or seed butter for these decadent and chocolatey gluten-free muffins.

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Gluten-Free Oat Bran Muffins

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Gluten-Free Oat Bran Muffins by Meghan Telpner (*Academy of Culinary Nutrition Founder + Director)

Looking for delicious ways to incorporate more fibre into your diet? We love these oat bran muffins because they can swing to the sweet end with add-ins or be kept savory by slathering with nut butter, dairy-free cheese, or ghee.


Easy and Delicious Blueberry Muffins

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Easy and Delicious Blueberry Muffins by Lealou Cooks (*Culinary Nutrition Expert)

Load up on the antioxidant richness of blueberries in this staple gluten-free muffin recipe that is super easy to make.


Gluten-Free Morning Glory Muffins

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Gluten-Free Morning Glory Muffins by Darn Good Veggies

Morning glory muffins are one of those gluten-free muffin recipes where virtually anything goes. Use this base recipe as a guide and mix in a new combo of nuts, seeds, and dried fruit for variety.


Healthy Banana Muffins with Turmeric

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Healthy Banana Muffins with Turmeric by Food Faith Fitness

We are always looking for ways to add turmeric to our dishes, and we love that these muffins are made in the blender and are naturally sweetened with only bananas and dates.


Blueberry Coffee Cake Muffins

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Blueberry Coffee Cake Muffins by Feasting on Fruit

Skip the coffee shop and head straight to these gluten-free muffins! If blueberries aren’t your thing, use any berry variety – or chocolate chunks are always a great option.


Paleo and Vegan Apple Cinnamon Muffins with Maple Cinnamon Icing

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Paleo and Vegan Apple Cinnamon Muffins with Maple Cinnamon Icing by Sprouting Zen

Double cinnamon for all of the cinnamon lovers (and really, who isn’t?).


Free Cooking Training

For more gluten-free muffin inspiration, check out our free Mini-Training which walks you through how to create your very own gluten-free muffins from scratch! Plus we also share our Gluten-Free Banana Chocolate Chunk Muffin recipe. Start your free training here.

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