5 from 1 vote
Caramel Apple Muffins low carb and paleo. Gluten free and super tasty!
Caramel Apple Muffins Low Carb
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
40 mins
Course: gluten free, keto, low carb, paleo
Cuisine: muffins
Servings: 12
Calories: 97 kcal
Author: Stacey
  • ½ cup coconut flour
  • cup almond flour
  • 6 tbsp sweetener of choice: erythritol granular for Low carb or coconut sugar for Paleo option, Swerve
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 3 eggs
  • ½ cup unsweetened almond milk or coconut milk
  • cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 tbsp butter melted
  • 1 tsp apple extract or vanilla extract
  • ½ medium sized apple chopped
  • 1 tbsp sweetener of choice: Swerve granular for low carb or coconut sugar for Paleo
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • Homemade Caramel Sauce Ingredients:
  • 1 ½ tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp heavy cream or full fat coconut milk
  • 1 tbsp sweetener of choice: Truvia brown for low carb or coconut sugar for paleo
  1. Preheat oven to 375 F (190 C), and line or grease a muffin pan.
  2. In a large mixing bowl combine: Coconut flour, almond flour, 6 tbsp sweetener of choice, cinnamon, baking powder, and baking soda. Mix together thoroughly and be sure to break up any clumps. Set aside.
  3. In a medium mixing bowl combine: eggs, almond milk, applesauce, 2 tbsp melted butter, and apple extract or vanilla extract. Mix together thoroughly.
  4. Add wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix together thoroughly.
  5. Spoon batter into the muffin pan.
  6. Chop ½ of apple into small pieces, and divide & place apple pieces on top of each muffin.
  7. In a small bowl combine: 1 tbsp sweetener of choice and ¼ tsp cinnamon.
  8. Sprinkle on top of muffins. Bake muffins for 25 to 35 minutes, or until muffins are done in center.
  9. In a small sauce pan over medium heat combine all the caramel sauce ingredients and melt and mix until bubbling. Remove from heat to cool a little and thicken.
  10. Drizzle the caramel sauce over the muffins.

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Recipe Notes

*all nutritional data are estimates based on the products I used*

Nutrition Facts
Caramel Apple Muffins Low Carb
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 97 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 56mg 19%
Sodium 123mg 5%
Total Carbohydrates 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 2g
Protein 3g 6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.