Vanilla muffins with cauliflower - Kiindred


Vanilla muffins with cauliflower

by Kiindred | posted 28th October, 2020

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  • 5 Medjool dates, pitted
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract or powder
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) coconut oil, melted
  • 1/4 cup (65g) apple puree (unsweetened)
  • 1/2 cup (50g) cauliflower, steamed and drained
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) maple syrup
  • 1 cup (130g) Wholesome Child gluten-free flour mix
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • Pinch sea salt

Equipment:Hand Blender using a food processor attachment


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C and line a mini muffin tray with muffin liners.
  • 2. Place dates, egg, vanilla extract, coconut oil, apple puree, cauliflower and maple syrup into the processor and process until smooth.
  • 3. Next, add all dry ingredients and process until well combined.
  • 4. Place batter into mini muffin liners and bake for 15-20 min s or until a cake tester or knife comes out clean.
  • 5. Allow to cool on a rack and enjoy them plain or topped with your favourite frosting.
  • 6. Leftovers: Serve immediately, store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 4days or freeze for up to 4months.


  • Replace the gluten-free flour mix with spelt flour. If the Medjool dates are hard, soak for 3-5 mins in hot water. Discard excess water.