3.5 from 2 votes
gluten free muffins with dried cherries
Gluten Free Cherry Muffins
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
Gluten Free Cherry Muffins are fluffy and moist, with a sweet flavor and just a hint of cinnamon. Loaded with indulgent dried cherries, these are the perfect on-the-go gluten free breakfast!
Servings: 12 muffins
Author: Jacqui @ DishingDelish.com
  • 1 3/4 cup gluten free all purpose flour
  • 2 large eggs room temperature
  • 1 cup dried cherries
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 3/4 cup light cream
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 2 1/2 tsp double acting baking powder
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • *Optional - Extra cinnamon and sugar sprinkled on muffins before baking
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a mixing bowl combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.
  3. Add eggs, cream and applesauce to dry ingredients.
  4. Stir until all ingredients are just combined. Don't over-mix!
  5. Add dried cherries to batter and stir.
  6. In a paper-lined muffin pan, spoon in batter evenly, filling each muffin tin almost to the top.
  7. For the topping (optional), mix together about 2 tbsp sugar and 2 tsp cinnamon. Sprinkle evenly over each muffin.
  8. Bake muffins for 20-25 minutes, or until golden brown and a toothpick comes out clean.