gluten dairy free muffins on a plate.

Gluten Free Muffins

Jump to Recipe

Do you happen to be on a gluten free diet? If so, this gluten free muffins recipe is for you.

Most of my brother’s family is on a gluten and dairy free diet. Every time I visit them we usually take some time to film a video together for my cooking show on YouTube. My nieces and nephews enjoy being on the show and helping me cook and bake.

In this particular recipe, they help me make gluten free muffins that are dairy free as well. They are so incredibly easy to make, if we can do it, you can do it. Let’s get baking!

Step 1: Gather the ingredients

In order to make these delicious gluten free muffins, you need a handful of ingredients:

  • Gluten free flour mix – You can buy it online or find it in your supermarket. Or if you like you can make your own.
  • Ground flaxseed
  • Brown sugar
  • Baking powder
  • Nutmeg
  • Cinnamon
  • Almond milk
  • Egg
gluten free muffins on a plate


Step 2: How to make gluten free muffins from scratch

Hand mixer mixing a bowl of egg and sugar.

Begin by preheating the oven to 350 F/176 C. Place the main rack in the middle position.

Add the egg and the brown sugar to a bowl and cream them together with medium speed. Use a hand mixer or stand mixer or wooden spoon.

Then add in the almond milk and mix until combined.

Gluten free muffins dry ingredients added to large glass bowl.

Now add in the gluten free flour mix, ground glaxseed, baking powder, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Stir with a wooden spoon until all incorporated. And just like that the gluten free muffins batter is ready.

You can add in blueberries, chocolate chips, nuts, etc. now if you like.

TIP: If you want to create your own gluten free flour mix add the following together to make 3 cups worth:

  • 1 1/4 cups brown rice flour
  • 3/4 cup sorghum flour or buckwheat flour
  • 2/3 cup cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup potato starch
  • 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon potato flour
  • 1 teaspoon xanthan gum

Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Gluten free muffins batter in a muffin pan with paper cups.

Line a standard muffin pan with paper cups or spray it with cooking spray. Fill up each cup about 2/3 to 3/4 full. It just depends on the size of the muffins that you want and how many you want to make.

Bake them in a preheated oven for 30 to 35 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean when poked in the center.

Finished homemade gluten free muffins on a plate.

Remove them from the oven and allow them to cool on in the pan for 5 minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely. Enjoy!

How long do gluten free muffins last?

Store the gluten free muffins in an airtight container in the fridge for 4 to 5 days. They can also be frozen for a few months.

gluten free muffins pin for Pinterest
(Pin it!)

Here are some other gluten free recipes you may like:

Gluten Free Caramel Brownies

Gluten Dairy Free Chocolate Strawberry Tart

Keto Shortbread Cookies

Corn Tortillas

Keto Blueberry Pancakes

gluten dairy free muffins on a plate.
Print Recipe Pin Recipe
5 from 3 votes

Gluten Free Muffins

These gluten and dairy-free muffins are awesome and perfect for someone who can't have gluten. They are so easy to make too!
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Cooling Time15 minutes
Total Time1 hour
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: dairy-free, easy, soft
Servings: 12 people
Calories: 257kcal
Author: Matt Taylor


  • Bowls
  • Hand Mixer or Stand Mixer
  • Spatula
  • spoon
  • Muffin pan
  • Baking cups


  • 1 1/2 cups of Gluten-free flour mix 180g
  • 1 1/2 cups of ground flaxseed 160g
  • 3/4 cups of brown sugar 150g
  • 1 Tbsp of baking powder 14g
  • 3/4 tsp of nutmeg 4g
  • 1 1/2 tsp of cinnamon 3g
  • 2 cups of almond milk 360ml
  • 1 large egg


  • Preheat the oven to 350 F/176 C. Set the main rack in the middle position.
  • Add the egg and the brown sugar in a large bowl and cream together with a hand mixer or wooden spoon.
  • Mix in the almond milk until well combined.
  • Combine all the dry ingredients the gluten-free flour mix, flaxseed, baking powder, cinnamon, and nutmeg and mix into the main bowl.
  • Fold in optional chocolate chips, nuts, coconut flakes, blueberries, etc. if desired. 1/2 to 1 cup worth.
  • Line a muffin pan with paper cups or spray it with cooking spray. Fill each cup up 2/3 to 3/4 full with batter. Bake on the middle rack for 30 to 35 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean.
  • Allow the muffins to cool in the pan for a few minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely. Enjoy!


How to Make Gluten Free Muffins with Flaxseed (Dairy Free)


List of nutritional facts for gluten free muffins
Tried this recipe?Mention @WPRecipeMaker or tag #wprecipemaker!


Calories: 257kcal

Do you like this recipe? Share and Pin it! Please give it a rating and comment down below, I really appreciate it.ย If you make it tag me on Instagram @inthekitchenwithmatt. Also, sign up for the newsletter so you wonโ€™t miss out on any of my new posts and recipes.


  1. 5 stars
    I have family members who are gluten free, so this is perfect for them!

  2. Stacey Jones

    5 stars
    Great recipe. All of my kids loved them which is huge!

  3. 5 stars
    I’m going to make these to give to my neighbors. They do so much for us and are GF. I know they’ll love them.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


Recipe Rating

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.