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Raspberry Baby Muffins Sugar-Free

Posted by Carine in Breakfast, Cakes & Muffins, Diabetic recipes, Kids-Friendly, Refined Sugar free recipes, Vegetarian 07 Aug 2014

Raspberry Baby Muffins

Raspberry Baby Muffins: A Sugar-Free Toddler Snack

This weekend I am going on a family trip to the mountain. I prepared these Raspberry Baby Muffins for my baby girl as a ‘on-the-go snack’. They are really easy to make and because of their small size it baked within 15 minutes. All you need is wholemeal flour, egg and milk and your choice of berries. I used frozen raspberry because it is winter here.  I also added a bit of cinnamon and vanilla paste to give some flavour to the dough as I did not use sugar in this recipe. Those little muffins are a my favourite sugar free baby food right now.

DSC_0011 If you think it is not sweet enough you can add some stevia powder or a bit of maple syrup to the dough. I found the recipe tasty without any sugar substitute. The mix of cinnamon, vanilla paste and raspberry was perfect. The frozen raspberry melted while baking creating a sort of jam in the middle of the muffins giving an extra moisture and make them extra easy to eat by small hands. I decorated the top of the muffin with coconut flour which also added a lovely coconut taste.  I made 24 baby muffins with this recipe and I used a 24 Cup Mini Muffin Pan here


Toddler sugar-free muffins
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Toddler Sugar-free Muffins
  • 2¼ cup wholemeal flour
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup full cream milk
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ cup frozen raspberry
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla paste
  • ⅛ tsp of ground cinnamon
  • Coconut flour to decorate the top
  1. Combine the white flour, eggs and milk together.
  2. Add the frozen raspberries, vanilla paste and cinnamon.
  3. Pour onto greased baby muffin tray.
  4. Bake for 15 minutes.
  5. Cool down on a rack.
  6. Sprinkle coconut flour on the top to decorate.


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  • http://www.asweetsimplelife.com Heather Kneisler

    Carine, these look amazing. I’m about to whip some up for my little guy. Can I sub vanilla extract for vanilla paste? Thanks for the recipe!

    • http://www.sweetashoney.co.nz sweetashoney.co.nz

      Hi Heather. Of course vanilla extract is a great option too. My girl also like rose water or orange blossom flower water. Have a nice baking :)

  • Emily Stratton

    Hi Carine, do you not use any self raising flour or is it just wholemeal for these muffins? They look yummy. Thanks

    • http://www.sweetashoney.co.nz sweetashoney.co.nz

      Hi Emily, I did not use self raising flour only wholemeal with 1 tsp of baking powder (baking soda will work well too). Because they are mini size muffins it is raising really well and stay light and moist – also because of the raspberries. I am sure it will be delicious with self raising flour too. But do not add the baking powder in this case. I love wholemeal because it is more nutritive and contains more fibre than plain flour but it is up to you. I hope you try them. Carine. xx.

  • Mandy Scoot-Dupuy

    Can these be frozen??

    • Carine

      Hi Mandy, I do froze many of my muffins. The best is to remove them from the freezer at least 2 hours before eating them. Rewarm in the oven for 2 minutes if too cold. Enjoy!