gluten free peach muffins are a delicious treat when peaches are in season! using simple ingredients, these muffins are easy to make, satisfying and good for you too!
these muffins SCREAM summer! peaches are one of the best fruits to have around the house during when the weather gets warmer. they are so refreshing, juicy and absolutely delicious!
luckily, peaches are incredibly accessible during the summer, they are in season and at their prime!
i love to wake up in the morning, whip up these muffins and share them with my loved ones. these gluten free peach muffins couldn't be easier to make when following this recipe!
when are peaches in season?
a big factor of when any fruit or vegetable is in season or not is the climate. peach season may occur anywhere between april and october.
in general, peach season is during the summer. making now the perfect time to enjoy these peach muffins,.
how do i know if a peach is ripe for baking?
there are three ways to tell if a peach is ripe, keep reading to find out how to tell :
you will see a lot of red on peaches. however, the color that you want to look out for is a deep golden yellow in the background of the red.
f the peach is firm to the touch or when you give it a light squeeze, it is not ready. however, when you give it a gently squeeze and can press and it feels softened with a slight give.
the appearance/texture of the peach skin
when a peach is ready to eat, it will have a slight wrinkly texture around the stem of the peach. this is the best way to tell if a peach is ripe to eat or use in baking!
main ingredients used
- gluten free flour
- granulated sugar / monk fruit sweetener
- vanilla extract
frequently asked questions
just double all of the ingredients and you have a full batch of 12 muffins! i do suggest baking with a space in between each muffin though as that allows the muffins to rise more and get a more dome shape.
you could! but it would change with the consistency. if you have other stone fruits on hand, that should be a 1:1 swap that does not impact that consistency of the batter.
the good news is that you can use either product in this recipe as the sugar and it will come out great!
store in an airtight container for up to 3 days or in a freezer safe container in the freezer for up to 1 month
store at room temperature for up to 3 days, in the fridge for 5 days or freezer for up to 1 month. see appropriate containers in the above question!
related recipes using fruit
- blackberry lemon cheesecake bites
- mango magic smoothie bowl
- blueberry cake donuts
- healthy mango pico de gallo
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gluten free peach muffins
- ¼ cup butter softened
- 2 tbsp honey
- 2 tbsp monk fruit sweetener / granulated sugar
- 2 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 large egg
- ⅓ cup almond milk
- 1 cup gluten free flour
- 1 tsp baking powder
- ¼ tsp baking soda
- ½ tsp ground cinnamon
- 1 cup fresh peach chunks
- preheat the oven to 400 degrees F
- in a large mixing bowl add the butter, honey, sugar, vanilla extract and egg
- once combined, fold in the dry ingredients
- mix again until fully combined
- line a muffin tin with muffin wrappers. place each one in every other muffin placement.
- fill each muffin wrapper with about ⅓ cup of batter
- bake in the oven for 15 minutes
- the muffins will be done when a toothpick comes out clean
- let cool and then enjoy!