These soft and hearty apple banana buckwheat flour muffins have NO added sugar! They’re kid-friendly and make a great breakfast or snack.
I had a tough time naming these…
They have equal amounts of buckwheat AND oat flour, as well as equal amounts of banana and applesauce (take a peek at my Homemade Instant Pot Applesauce for a way to make your own!).
I decided on the above as the best description because my aim was to include banana, applesauce, and buckwheat flour. Another angle was that I didn’t want to add ANY sweetener.
You know me, I’m all about eliminating added sugar wherever I can, and with additions of both banana and applesauce, these can totally stand on their own.
My kids all love them, so I figure they’re not too terrible, lol! In fact, they’re pretty darn good!
Lightly sweet with a soft and moist crumb, these are a heartier muffin with a light rise, which is what I was personally going for.
My husband is particularly sensitive to dry baked goods, which can yield from too much of any baking agent, so I prefer to go easy on the leavening.
In lieu of mixing in fruit, I like to actually top these with a few juicy berries, just to give the eater a taste. The blueberries aren’t really the focus here, so you could potentially top these any way you like.
Other buckwheat flour recipes you might like:
Apple Banana Buckwheat Muffins (No Added Sugar)
- 1/2 cup buckwheat flour (ground from raw groats; see Notes)
- 1/2 cup oat flour
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 1/4 tsp sea salt
- 1/3 cup mashed banana
- 1/3 cup applesauce
- 1/4 cup plain, full-fat yogurt
- 1 large egg
- 1 Tbsp olive oil
- 2 Tbsp milk of your choice
- 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
- In a large bowl, mix together the dry ingredients.
- In a separate bowl, mix together the wet ingredients.
- Add the wet ingredients into the dry mix and gently stir until the dry ingredients are moistened.
- Divide the batter among 10 muffin cup liners.
- Top with blueberries or other fruit, if desired.
- Bake 11-15 minutes until tops of muffins are springy to the touch.
Some of the items I use in this recipe include:
Mix the dry ingredients…
Mix the wet ingredients (use a bigger bowl than I did, lol)…
Mix all to form the batter…
Dollop batter into muffin cups…
Top with a few blueberries, if you like…