• ¾ Cup ground almonds
  • ¾ Cup oats
  • ½ + 1 tbsp cup buckwheat flour
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ cup raisins
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup butter, melted
  • 1 Cup Apple Sauce ( pureed apple or bought)
  • 2 apples chopped (1 cup approx)
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • big pinch of salt flakes


  • ½ cup almond flakes
  • 2 tbsp oats
  • ¼  cup chopped apple
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp coconut sugar


  1. Set the oven to 170
  2. Tip the ground almonds, oats, salt and flour into a mixing bowl with the cinnamon and bicarbonate of soda.
  3. Mix in the apple puree, vanilla, butter, maple syrup and eggs until well combined, then dust the chopped apple with a little buckwheat flour before folding into the batter with the raisins.
  4. Line a muffin tin and spoon the mixture into the cases filling to the top.
  5. Combine the topping mixture in a small bowl, and with a teaspoon cover each muffin with a crunchy topping then sprinkle the coconut sugar over.
  6. Place in the oven and bake for 12-15 minutes until golden brown and crisp on top.

By Lizzie King

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Lizzie King
Nutritional Health Coach

Lizzie King is a mother of 3, Nutritional Health Coach and Founder of Vitalove. Making deliciously easy, super healthy food for babies, children and families. All food is gluten free and sugarfree. Vitalove sells meals for when there's no time to cook, recipes for when there is and holds Cooking Demo evenings for tips, nutritional nuggets and inspiration for every day cooking. Follow @vitalovebaby on Instagram and Twitter for daily tips and recipes to keep everyone happy and healthy.

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