Recipes and Cooking Cassava Pumpkin Muffins 4.0 (1) 1 Review Yes, these super-delish pumpkin muffins are Paleo! They use cassava flour, made from a root veggie popular in South America, instead of wheat flour, so they fit the guidelines of the Paleo diet. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on February 5, 2019 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Brie Passano Prep Time: 20 mins Bake Time: 18 mins Total Time: 38 mins Servings: 6 Yield: 6 muffins Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 cup cassava (100% yuca root) flour* 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice ½ teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon baking powder ¼ teaspoon salt ¾ cup canned pumpkin 1 egg ¼ cup pure maple syrup ¼ cup olive oil 3 tablespoon water Directions Preheat oven to 400°F. Line six 2 1/2-inch muffin cups with paper bake cups.** In a medium bowl whisk together the first five ingredients (through salt). In a small bowl whisk together the pumpkin, egg, maple syrup, olive oil, and the water. Add pumpkin mixture to flour mixture. Stir just until combined and moistened. Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups, filling each nearly full. Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until golden and a toothpick comes out clean. Cool in pan 5 minutes. Remove and cool completely on a wire rack. Cassava Apple Muffins Prepare as above, except substitute apple pie spice for the pumpkin pie spice and unsweetened applesauce for the pumpkin. Omit the 3 Tbsp. water. *Tip You may use Bob's Red Mill Paleo Baking Flour in place of the cassava flour; omit the 3 Tbsp. water. **Tip To prevent sticking, coat paper bake cups with nonstick olive oil cooking spray to prevent sticking, if desired. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 211 Calories 10g Fat 30g Carbs 2g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 6 Calories 211 % Daily Value * Total Fat 10g 13% Saturated Fat 2g 10% Cholesterol 31mg 10% Sodium 258mg 11% Total Carbohydrate 30g 11% Total Sugars 9g Protein 2g Vitamin C 1.4mg 7% Calcium 50.8mg 4% Iron 0.7mg 4% Potassium 104.6mg 2% Folate, total 7.7mcg Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.