I had a pumpkin that was rapidly approaching its ‘best by’ date so I pureed it through the food mill and then looked for recipes to consume the product (being – allegedly – summer, I wasn’t leaning towards soups) I also had a bag of coconut that was had yet to contribute meaningfully to my Green Journey. This recipe from Small Footprint Family helped solve part of my problem…
- 6 eggs, room temperature
- 4 tablespoons of coconut oil or butter, melted
- 1/2 cup of pumpkin puree
- 1 cup of honey
- 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon of ground mace or pumpkin spice
- 1/2 teaspoon of sea salt
- 1 teaspoon of vanilla
- 1/2 cup of sifted coconut flour
- 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder
Blend together the eggs, coconut oil, pumpkin puree, sweetener, cinnamon, mace, salt and vanilla.
Add the coconut flour and baking powder and blend into a batter until there are no lumps.
Pour the batter into greased muffin cups.
Decorate the muffin tops with a pecan or shredded coconut. I skipped this because I was in a hurry.
Bake at 400 degrees F for 18 minutes, or until a skewer comes out clean.
Would have tasted better with a topping.
A bit heavy for my liking but my last exploration with coconut flour had a similar effect – I’m not sure if that is inherent in that sort of flour of if it’s just me..