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Thursday, December 22, 2011

Grain Free Cinnamon Buns

This is a fantastic recipe! My brother LOVED it!

High protein, low sugar tasty breakfast

Cinnamon Buns

1 cup blanched almond flour
2 tbsp. coconut flour
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. sea salt
1/4 cup melted coconut oil
1/4 cup agave nectar
3 organic free range eggs
1 tsp. vanilla

Cinnamon Topping
2 tbsp. agave nectar
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tbsp. melted coconut oil

The cinnamon bun recipe comes from elana's pantry

Dairy Free "Cream Cheese" Frosting
3/4 cup cooked and mashed sweet potato (still warm)
1/4 cup maple syrup
2 tbsp. coconut oil (you could also do ghee or butter)
2 tbsp. unsweetened applesauce
2 tbsp. arrowroot powder
2 tsp. vanilla
1/8 tsp. sea salt

Frosting Recipe comes from The Whole Life Nutrition Kitchen

Combine dry ingredients in a bowl. In a separate bowl combine wet ingredients together. Combine wet and dry ingredients together and stir together well. Scoop batter into muffin pan about half way. Scoop cinnamon topping on top of the muffins and bake at 350 for 8-12 minutes (I did 8). Let them cool for 10 minutes and then gently scoop out of pan and serve. Drizzle dairy free "Cream Cheese" Frosting on top.

Dairy Free "Cream Cheese" Frosting
Combine all ingredients in a vita mix or blender and blend until really smooth and creamy. Keep scraping sides and continue blending until consistency is smooth and creamy.


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