Mango Muffins – Gluten Free Cupcakes book review

by Marla on May 22, 2011 · 158 comments

Follow Me on Pinterest

Mango Muffin recipe with Almond Flour

Mango is a sweet and tangy fruit that we love to eat on it’s own, in baked goodies and sweet-savory sauces. This tender, moist muffin I came up with is decadent, satisfying and fueled with high-energy ingredients. I finally got my hands on a jumbo five pound bag of blanched almond flour, a gluten free ingredient I learned about from my friend Elana of Elana’s Pantry. She said it was great, her readers agree and it was time for me to try it too.

Ranunculus flowers in Southern California

With my lower carb lifestyle and the constant need for energy sustainable foods, almond flour is a great choice. It is a protein and healthy fat power house. As much as I like a handful of almonds as a snack I would much rather have a muffin. All the benefits of the almonds are in the flour. They are simply ground up.

Mango Muffin recipe with Almond Flour

The tagline over at Elana’s blog says “Healthy Gluten Free Recipes.” Without a doubt her recipes are healthy, but also jam packed with delicious flavors. She combines whole foods with great attention to detail, also with amazing simplicity. She stays true the integrity of each and every ingredient. Her recipes are easy to follow and you don’t need a gazillion hard to find foods.

Mango Muffin recipe with Almond Flour

Elana and I met briefly last year in Boulder at the Food and Light Photography workshop. We were both very focused on learning new photography skills so did not get to talk much. Lately we have been chatting a lot. We could go on for hours talking about food, life, kids, business, everything. She has a wealth of knowledge about gluten free and the Paleo Diet, two things I want to learn more about.

Pink and yellow Ranunculus flowers in Southern California

Elana has written two cookbooks The Gluten Free Almond Flour Cookbook was her first. The new one is Gluten Free Cupcakes 50 Irresisitible Recipes. Both books are awesome. The cupcake book uses both almond flour and coconut flour. She keeps the ingredient lists short, healthy and simple. Whether or not you are gluten free these recipes can convince you how delicious a GF lifestyle can be. Elana and I share similar philosophies on sweets. No deprivation, whole foods, low carb and everything in moderation is the key to happiness & great fitness too.

Mango Muffin recipe with Almond Flour

Some of the muffins in this book are more indulgent then others, but there is a recipe to suit any occasion, whim or wish. There is no refined sugar and there are some vegan options. Elana has created “special occasion cupcakes” and what she calls “savory cupcakes” aka “muffins.” A neat thing is that she includes a sweetness rating for each recipe. This muffins I came up with would probably fit into her lightly sweetened category. They are not too sweet, but perfect with a glass of milk or a steamy latte.

Mango Muffins

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 9 standard sized Muffins

Serving Size: 1 muffin

Mango Muffins

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup (113 grams) very ripe Mango + 1/4 cup diced Mango for topping
  • 1 cup (118 grams) blanched Almond Flour
  • 1/4 cup (37 grams) Coconut Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground Ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine Sea Salt
  • 2 large Eggs
  • 1/2 cup (110 grams) unsweetened light Coconut Milk
  • 3 droppers full English Toffee Stevia Drops or Vanilla Drops, adjust sweetness to taste
  • Optional Frosting
  • 4 ounces (111 grams) light Whipped Cream Cheese
  • Stevia, Honey, Maple Syrup to taste

Method

    Muffins
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F with the rack in the middle. Line 9 muffin cups with paper liners. Purée 1/2 cup mango with one tablespoon water in a blender or food processor. In a medium bowl combine both flours, baking soda, ginger and salt. In another medium bowl whisk eggs, stir in coconut milk, stevia and mango purée. Combine dry in ingredients with the wet ingredients in one bowl. Mix together well. Taste batter and adjust sweetness if needed. Evenly distribute batter into muffin cups. Top each muffin with some diced mango. Bake for about 20-25 minutes, until a toothpick comes out virtually crumb free.
  • Frosting
  • Make a quick cream cheese frosting by combining your favorite natural sweetener with light whipped cream cheese. Pipe on or spread with a knife before serving.
  • Notes
  • Ever notice how tricky it can be to cut a mango? My friend the Cookin' Canuck has a great tutorial to make this task simple.
  • These muffins have a soft bread pudding like interior. They are wonderful heated up with some cream cheese, almond butter or peanut butter.
http://www.familyfreshcooking.com/2011/05/22/mango-muffins-gluten-free-recipe/

Graphic with pink fleur de lis for Family Fresh Cooking

Elana's Pantry cupcake cookbook

Giveaway Details

This giveaway is now closed. Thanks for your entires. Congrats to Liz from Liz Ashlee.

I am proud to offer a copy of this book to one friend of Family Fresh Cooking. All you need to do to enter is leave one comment or more on this post. To start tell me what is your favorite cupcake? For additional entries you can follow me on TwitterFacebookStumbleUpon and/or sign up for my email updates or RSS feed. Easy peasy. Just leave a separate comment per entry please. This giveaway is open to USA readers and will close on Friday, May 27th at midnight PST. Winner will be chosen at Random.org.

Gluten Free Muffin Recipe Links

 

Related Posts with Thumbnails

{ 154 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Nisrine M. May 22, 2011 at 12:29 pm

Delicious looking and gluten-free on top of that! I’m sold!!

Reply

2 Anna May 22, 2011 at 12:44 pm

I think my favorite muffin so far would have to either be a pumpkin muffin or a banana bread muffin.

Reply

3 Marla May 22, 2011 at 1:00 pm

Anna, I never tire of pumpkin. All year long I crave it & love it in muffins and breads. I have a delish pumpkin chocolate muffin I posted last Thanksgiving. Although they are not gluten free they can easily be of you swapped out the whole wheat pastry flour for a GF flour.
http://www.familyfreshcooking.com/2010/09/10/pumpkin-chocolate-oat-muffins/

Reply

4 Anna May 22, 2011 at 12:45 pm

Already follow you on facebook

Reply

5 Anna May 22, 2011 at 12:46 pm

Following you on twitter now :)

Reply

6 Ally @ Sweet & Savory May 22, 2011 at 12:49 pm

I’d love her book as we eat many gluten free meals in our house. My favorite cupcake I just had over the weekend – peanut butter cup!

Reply

7 Marla May 22, 2011 at 1:01 pm

Ally, peanut butter cup muffins sound so good. I am assuming there is chocolate in there too?

Reply

8 Lindsay May 22, 2011 at 1:24 pm

My favorite is red velvet!

Reply

9 Averie (LoveVeggiesandYoga) May 22, 2011 at 1:28 pm

Omg the muffins look amazing. Your photography is stunning! And I was spending lots of time looking over Helene/Tartlette’s photography in old posts (amazing what time on my hands in Aruba will do) and now that you mention she took you under her wing at F & L last year (you told me that over coffee recently)..I can totally see some resemblance and I hope you know your photography skills are just…stunning! Omg, Marla. Works of art!

And congrats to Elana for such a wonderful book she wrote being published which will help so many ppl!

Reply

10 Marla May 23, 2011 at 6:10 am

Thanks Averie. Everyday offers unique challenges….I am working hard at getting better and better at my photog & styling skills. Cannot get enough practice, as you know! Just ordered a new camera and am hoping for much better performance. My old 10D needs a break and some rest. lol Regarding Elana, she has helped countless people bring amazing foods, nourishment and flavor back into their world. A true pioneer gal.
xo

Reply

11 Averie (LoveVeggiesandYoga) May 22, 2011 at 1:28 pm

I twitter follow

Reply

12 Averie (LoveVeggiesandYoga) May 22, 2011 at 1:30 pm

FB fan/friend

Reply

13 Averie (LoveVeggiesandYoga) May 22, 2011 at 1:32 pm

RSS feed of course

Reply

14 Rosa May 22, 2011 at 2:27 pm

Divine muffins! Mango is so delicious.

Those flower fields are spectacular!

Cheers,

Rosa

Reply

15 Brooke May 22, 2011 at 2:42 pm

My favorite cupcake is coconut…or just a simple chocolate!

I just wanted to say that I stumbled onto your site just a few weeks ago and I am SO excited! It was only about 6 months ago that I thought “healthy” was as simple as swapping whole wheat flour for white. I am learning a lot and am excited to have a new resource for delicious recipes! Thanks for your efforts!

Reply

16 Betsy May 22, 2011 at 2:52 pm

Marla – I love the idea of Mango in muffins! I’m a savory gal, so my favorite muffins are corn muffins or granola muffins, toasted and with butter! Yum-o. I’d love love love to win this fancy book and open up my horizons and learn how to cook with coconut and almond flours. Pick me random.org!

Reply

17 Marla May 22, 2011 at 4:51 pm

Betsy, do you have a recipe for those granola muffins? They sound awesome! Toasted with butter even better. I love corn muffins too….especially jalapeno cheddar.

Reply

18 Heather (Heather's Dish) May 22, 2011 at 3:23 pm

i absolutely adore mangos…i can only imagine that muffin form would be absolutely fantastic!

Reply

19 Amanda May 22, 2011 at 4:23 pm

I adore mango, and I adore muffins, so I will most definitely be giving these sweet little gems a try! I don’t have much experience baking gluten-free, but I would like to give it a shot. Thanks for sharing a great recipe!

Reply

20 Maris (In Good Taste) May 22, 2011 at 4:24 pm

You do take the prettiest pictures! I would have to say plain old chocolate cupcakes are a favorite but these mango look awfully good!

Reply

21 Marla May 22, 2011 at 4:49 pm

Maris, chocolate is always a win. The darker the better over here. Thanks for your kind words about my clicks….working hard at the photo stuff!

Reply

22 Nikita May 22, 2011 at 4:33 pm

Pumpkin cupcakes would have to be my favorite so far, but I’d love to try some new flavors to change my mind! :)

Reply

23 Kristi May 22, 2011 at 4:35 pm

I love pancake cupcakes with maple frosting. There my absolute favorite.

Reply

24 Marla May 22, 2011 at 4:48 pm

Kristi, tell me more about those pancake cupcakes…they sound awesome! Maple frosting is dreamy ;)

Reply

25 Heather Brandt May 22, 2011 at 5:05 pm

My fav cupcake is always chocolate :)

Reply

26 Heather Brandt May 22, 2011 at 5:06 pm

I follow your blog on facebook :)

Reply

27 Xiaolu @ 6 Bittersweets May 22, 2011 at 5:17 pm

I love mangos and like your idea of putting them in baked goods. These are so cute especially with the flower wrappers!

Reply

28 Fallon May 22, 2011 at 6:02 pm

Nothing like a super moist muffin, they look so good. I can’t stand when they are dry.

My favorite cupcake would have to be yellow cake and chocolate frosting! Although I don’t see too many of those around and I wish it was more popular.

Reply

29 Fallon May 22, 2011 at 6:03 pm

I like you on Facebook.

Reply

30 Fallon May 22, 2011 at 6:05 pm

Found you and follow you on StumbleUpon now!

Reply

31 camille May 22, 2011 at 6:26 pm

I love cup cakes! i have been looking for delicious low carb healthy ones too! How exciting this book is :-) I sure hope I win …

Reply

32 camille May 22, 2011 at 6:26 pm

i just “liked” you on FB

Reply

33 camille May 22, 2011 at 6:30 pm

just signed up for your email. saw you on an easy lunchbox post on fb

Reply

34 Catherine May 22, 2011 at 6:51 pm

My favorite cupcake would have to be either lemon or red velvet.

Reply

35 Catherine May 22, 2011 at 6:51 pm

I’d love to win the book! I’m a Facebook fan.

Reply

36 Catherine May 22, 2011 at 6:51 pm

I’m also subscribed to your RSS feed.

Reply

37 Nelly Rodriguez May 22, 2011 at 6:52 pm

Favorite cupcake? Vanilla cake, filled with nutella and a peanut butter frosting on top!

Reply

38 Nelly Rodriguez May 22, 2011 at 6:53 pm

I follow you on Twitter (nella22)

Reply

39 Nelly Rodriguez May 22, 2011 at 6:53 pm

I Liked you on FB!

Reply

40 Nelly Rodriguez May 22, 2011 at 6:54 pm

I follow you on Stumble Upon!

Reply

41 katie May 22, 2011 at 8:51 pm

You are in my RSS feed already!

Reply

42 katie May 22, 2011 at 8:52 pm

My favorite cupcake? I can’t pick one!! I like chocolate, I guess. Boring, but classic.

Reply

43 Kristen Miller May 22, 2011 at 9:17 pm

Anything with chocolate! :)

Reply

44 Jennifer May 22, 2011 at 10:17 pm

I like peanut butter cupcakes.

Reply

45 Kulsum at JourneyKitchen May 22, 2011 at 11:49 pm

Oh I love me some mango :-) What an incredible muffin recipe. I have a mango cupcake recipe on the blog which I’m trying to repost as it had got much love from the web :-)

Reply

46 Hannah May 23, 2011 at 1:40 am

I definitely think these look magnificent and wonderful for me, coming from a family with gluten and dairy intolerances, but OMG OMG. Toffee stevia?! Who on earth makes that? I have to see if I can track it down online!!

Reply

47 Marla May 23, 2011 at 5:34 am

Hannah, the English Toffee Stevia drops is made by SweetLeaf. Thank’s for mentioning, I will add the link to that and the Vanilla Creme Drops in my recipe right now. Those toffee drops I use on everything including all over my morning Stuffed French Toast. Instead of sugared up maple syrup (which I love it just does not love me back.)

Reply

48 Heather May 23, 2011 at 3:25 am

Ah, delicious! I love almond flour-based recipes.

Beautiful post full of eye-popping color!

Reply

49 Alyssa May 23, 2011 at 3:56 am

I think my favorite kind of cupcake (to date) has been a cinnamon-chocolate cupcake with pumpkin spice buttercream frosting, however, these could be a contender! Yum!

Reply

50 Heather @ Get Healthy With Heather May 23, 2011 at 4:52 am

I always love carrot cake cupcakes… the veggies keep it so moist. Mango is such a fun twist!

Reply

51 Deanna D. May 23, 2011 at 4:56 am

I don’t discriminate. I love all cupcakes :)

Reply

52 Deanna D. May 23, 2011 at 4:57 am

I follow you on Twitter

Reply

53 Deanna D. May 23, 2011 at 4:57 am

And like you on facebook!

Reply

54 Caroline @ chocolate and carrots May 23, 2011 at 5:18 am

Ooo! I’ve been seriously considering buy this book. I would love to find a recipe for a gluten-free vanilla cupcake with chocolate frosting. Yum!!!! :-) Thanks for the giveaway!

Reply

55 Caroline @ chocolate and carrots May 23, 2011 at 5:19 am

I follow you on twitter! @chocandcarrots

Reply

56 Caroline @ chocolate and carrots May 23, 2011 at 5:20 am

I also read your post off of my google reader (RSS). Thanks again! :-)

Reply

57 shana @ 100lbsandcounting May 23, 2011 at 5:37 am

Aww man, I JUST bought both of her books! =) can’t wait to try them out though!

Reply

58 Marla May 23, 2011 at 6:05 am

Shana, you will LOVE Elana’s books. I am so proud to have both of them in my cookbook collection. They will be reached for constantly :)

Reply

59 Amanda May 23, 2011 at 5:44 am

Great giveaway Marla! And those muffins are just so beautiful!

Reply

60 Maria May 23, 2011 at 6:34 am

I love mangoes and these muffins look marvelous!

Reply

61 Rella May 23, 2011 at 6:56 am

I made toasted coconut banana cupcakes a while back and I don’t think I’ve made anything since that has topped them!

Reply

62 Marla May 23, 2011 at 7:38 pm

Toasted. Coconut. Banana. Cupcakes. I can see how nothing could really top those. Back in the day when I ate sugar those would have been topped with gobs of homemade caramel sauce. Sugar rush indeed!

Reply

63 Eleanor N May 23, 2011 at 7:55 am

I love fall flavors all year-round — pumpkin cupcakes are delicious!

Reply

64 Taylor May 23, 2011 at 7:58 am

I would say that chocolate mocha espresso cupcakes have to be my favorite. The perfect mix of coffee and chocolate!

Reply

65 Alison @ Ingredients, Inc. May 23, 2011 at 8:17 am

Great post and giveaway. Beautiful photo! So glad to meet you this weekend….finally!! See you in a month or so

Reply

66 Jeanette May 23, 2011 at 9:03 am

Beautiful photos Marla! I love mango in just about anything, so this muffin is especially appealing. So good to see you in Atlanta!

Reply

67 Marla May 23, 2011 at 7:36 pm

Jeanette, one of the biggest highlights at BlogHer Food was meeting you. Can’t wait to see you again soon, I hope :)

Reply

68 Alicia May 23, 2011 at 9:16 am

Oh, my favorite cupcake is carrot with cream cheese icing!

Reply

69 Alicia May 23, 2011 at 9:17 am

I follow you on twitter @alicia_keen

Reply

70 Meredyth May 23, 2011 at 9:21 am

My favorite kind of cupcake is tiramisu cupcakes!

Reply

71 Meredyth May 23, 2011 at 9:21 am

I also subscribe to your email updates.

Reply

72 Patricia Scarpin May 23, 2011 at 9:26 am

I love the idea of baking with mango, which is a fruit deeply loved here in Brazil – these cupcakes are beautiful!

Reply

73 Marla May 23, 2011 at 7:35 pm

Patricia, I think it is essential that I take a trip to Brazil someday. Many temptations there, including the mangos!

Reply

74 Lynn May 23, 2011 at 9:28 am

I’m so boring, I like vanilla, vanilla icing….or anything with cinnamon.

Reply

75 Katrina May 23, 2011 at 9:46 am

Beautiful. These sound perfect.

Reply

76 Sommer@ASpicyPerspective May 23, 2011 at 10:23 am

What an incredible idea. I’ve GOT to try these, as mango in my all-time favorite fruit! Normally, chocolate goat cheese cupcakes are my favorite, but I think this recipe might be a strong competitor!

Reply

77 Marla May 23, 2011 at 12:35 pm

Sommer, chocolate goat cheese cupcakes sound awesome! Are they on your blog? I must go check now.

Reply

78 Suzanne May 23, 2011 at 10:27 am

My favorite cupcake is flourless chocolate with chocolate frosting. Yum!

Reply

79 Suzanne May 23, 2011 at 10:28 am

You’re on my RSS feed.

Reply

80 Suzanne May 23, 2011 at 10:28 am

I like you on Facebook.

Reply

81 Madeline May 23, 2011 at 11:05 am

I think my favorite cupcake would be the classic vanilla with white frosting :)

Reply

82 Madeline May 23, 2011 at 11:06 am

I follow you on FB!

Reply

83 Madeline May 23, 2011 at 11:06 am

And I also subscribe to your newsletter :)

Reply

84 Kathleen @ KatsHealthCorner May 23, 2011 at 1:50 pm

I love chocolate cupcakes! :)

Reply

85 Kathleen @ KatsHealthCorner May 23, 2011 at 1:51 pm

YUM!!! Your Mango muffins sound INCREDIBLE!!!

I’m subscribed to you by email!

Reply

86 Angela May 23, 2011 at 2:36 pm

Hi! I’d love to win this cookbook! I already follow you on Twitter!

Reply

87 Sandy May 23, 2011 at 2:52 pm

Banana is my favorite but I can’t wait to try these mango ones!

Reply

88 Maryea {Happy Healthy Mama} May 23, 2011 at 4:16 pm

“As much as I like a handful of almonds as a snack I would much rather have a muffin.” YES!! Me, too. :-)

My favorite cupcake is a carrot cake cupcake with cream cheese frosting. YUM.

Reply

89 Marla May 23, 2011 at 7:34 pm

Mareya, carrot cake & cupcakes with cream cheese frosting are truly
some of the best things ever created on this Earth.

Reply

90 amy May 23, 2011 at 5:12 pm

These mango muffins look delicious! I love mango. My favorite cupcake though is probably carrot cake with cream cheese frosting, or red velvet.

Reply

91 amy May 23, 2011 at 5:12 pm

I am also following you on Twitter now!

Reply

92 Geri J. May 23, 2011 at 5:25 pm

Elana’s recipes are really tasty and most are pretty easy. Unfortunately, while using almond flour, I discovered/developed an allergy to tree nuts. I am totally bummed as the almond flour muffins and crackers were very popular around my house. C’est la vie.

Reply

93 amy May 23, 2011 at 5:52 pm

I also Facebooked you. Thanks!

Reply

94 Christy May 23, 2011 at 6:31 pm

You had me at the word of muffin; and these are adoringly lovely:) You are the expert with muffins, I can see there are just so many recipes on muffins here on your site!!:D

Reply

95 HopeF May 23, 2011 at 6:35 pm

Easter Coconut Cupcakes!

Reply

96 Marla May 23, 2011 at 6:47 pm

Hope, something about the sound of Easter Coconut Cupcakes is just so happy & fabulous!

Reply

97 Angel7 May 23, 2011 at 7:13 pm

I love any kind of moist cupcake!

http://faithfulsolutions.blogspot.com/

Reply

98 Angie's Recipes May 24, 2011 at 2:36 am

You have some healthiest and tastiest recipes! Those muffins look fresh, moist and good.

Reply

99 Jen @ keepitsimplefoods May 24, 2011 at 6:30 am

These are gorgeous! Love that you used mango!

Reply

100 Natalie @ Perrys' Plate May 24, 2011 at 6:41 am

I love Elana’s site! I’ve been a follower of hers for a long time now. My favorite cupcake would have to be chocolate chip cookie dough. Thanks for the giveaway!

Reply

101 Lauren at Keep It Sweet May 24, 2011 at 6:51 am

You always have the most beautiful blog posts! These muffins look wonderful.

Reply

102 Lauren at Keep It Sweet May 24, 2011 at 6:52 am

Oops, my favorite cupcake is anything with cream cheese icing:-)

Reply

103 Lauren at Keep It Sweet May 24, 2011 at 6:53 am

I follow you on stumbledupon

Reply

104 Lauren at Keep It Sweet May 24, 2011 at 6:54 am

I follow you on twitter

Reply

105 Lindsey @ Gingerbread Bagels May 24, 2011 at 7:04 am

What gorgeous muffins. I love mangos but have never added them to muffins before.
My favorite cupcake is a chocolate cupcake with vanilla frosting! :)

Reply

106 Lorraine @ Not Quite Nigella May 24, 2011 at 8:34 am

These look wonderfully moist and I like how you’ve made them even more moist with mango! :D

Reply

107 Liz May 24, 2011 at 8:49 am

I am a chocolate girl at heart; it always comes back to chocolate…including chocolate cupcakes!

I can’t wait to try almond flour in baked goods. Ashley @ edibleperspective recently commented on how good it was too!

Reply

108 Faith May 24, 2011 at 9:28 am

Love using almond flour in baking…it gives such a nice texture and subtly nutty flavor! These muffins look fantatic, Marla!

Thanks for hosting this awesome giveaway, Marla! My favorite cupcakes are red velvet!

Reply

109 Cara May 24, 2011 at 10:02 am

I already have the book, but if I win, I have a couple friends and family members who would love a copy. Now, that book – isn’t it fabulous! So far I’ve made the chocolate cupcakes and cookie surprise cupcakes, but, similar to your recipe, I sweetened them with stevia instead of agave and made up the liquid volume with non-dairy milk. Great minds think alike! (ps – here are the chocolate cupcakes I made, if you’re interested! http://www.carascravings.com/2011/05/gluten-free-sugar-free-chocolate.html )

Reply

110 Angela (Oh She Glows) May 24, 2011 at 11:43 am

Oh wow do these ever look delicious! Gorgeous photos!
I have been wanting to try almond flour for ages now. :) I love Elana’s blog!

Reply

111 Georgia @ The Comfort of Cooking May 24, 2011 at 1:06 pm

These muffins look so lovely and delicious, Marla! Great job on them. I’ve got to try gluten free baking one of these days… I’m too curious about this yummy looking trend! Thanks for sharing and inspiring me with this wonderful mango muffin recipe. :)

Reply

112 Marla May 24, 2011 at 2:31 pm

Georgia, not only has gluten free baking come a long way for those who need it for health reasons, but it has opened new doors for all if us. I love the GF flours for flavor, texture & how light they make me feel. I am in love with almond flour & will be using it all the time! I can’t wait for you to try :)

Reply

113 Miri Leigh May 24, 2011 at 5:31 pm

Wow, great combo of ingredients! Thanks for posting!

Reply

114 Christine @ Nourish the Budding Lotus May 24, 2011 at 7:58 pm

My favorite cupcake is Chocolate-Hazelnut and I also love Morning Glory Muffins :) Gluten-free of course!

Reply

115 Marla May 24, 2011 at 8:33 pm

Christine, I love Chocolate Hazelnut too. What are Morning Glory Muffins? I have never heard of them. Pretty name though.

Reply

116 Allison [Haute Box] May 24, 2011 at 10:36 pm

The pics of the flowers are so breathtaking! Love it Marla.

Reply

117 Heavenly Housewife May 25, 2011 at 5:02 am

I adore mangoes, but most especially the Alphonso mango, it is heaven. Someone needs to write a post about how to eat a mango without totally getting the juice all over LOL. I guess eating them in a muffin is one way :D, they look lovely
*kisses* HH

Reply

118 Marla May 25, 2011 at 9:53 am

Miss Heavenly Housewife….what on earth is an Alphonso Mango? I trust it is wonderful with your great taste. Intriguing…
You are correct, mangoes in muffin form mean no drippy juices, a few crumbs instead ;)

Reply

119 Jeanne May 25, 2011 at 9:47 am

These look wonderful. I have the feeling they might just become my fav cupcake. I tend to like anything with almond and my boys are mango junkies. This cookbook would be a great addition.
Thanks, Jeanne

Reply

120 Heidi May 25, 2011 at 1:33 pm

I am exploring a new world of gluten free living. Before experimenting with the GF lifestyle, cupcakes were my forte. I thought I’d have to leave them in the past, but apparently not. :) Thanks for the great recommendation!

Reply

121 Kat May 25, 2011 at 2:05 pm

These look so good! I am always looking for more and more gfdf recipes to try for my family who can’t have it and I love mango, thanks! My favorite cupcake is a simple lemon cupcake with lemon frosting (all gfdf).

Reply

122 Kat May 25, 2011 at 2:05 pm

I am now following your RSS feed =)

Reply

123 Kat May 25, 2011 at 2:05 pm

and facebook!

Reply

124 Sharye May 25, 2011 at 2:05 pm

One of my favorite cupcakes is lemon poppyseed w/lemon pudding in the middle.YUM!

Reply

125 Kat May 25, 2011 at 2:06 pm

and also twitter

Reply

126 Cookin' Canuck May 25, 2011 at 3:41 pm

From all the posts I’ve read, Elana’s new book sounds like a wealth of fantastic recipes. What a great after school snack these would make for my kids.

Reply

127 Ragnhild May 25, 2011 at 3:52 pm

Mango in cupcakes- thats GOT to be good! Mango is my favorit fruit, I just cant enough of it! Love your photos, as always :)
Oh, I love Elanas recipes. After I started reading her blog, I have made so many delicious things with almond flour! I love to bake scones and cookies with it! Although I can eat gluten, I feel so much better when I eat less of it, and almond flour is great for baking :)

Reply

128 Ciaran/Momfluential May 25, 2011 at 6:57 pm

Oh how all your gf muffins are killing me. Calling my name. Can you save a few for me after the photo shoot, pretty please? Maybe If I win a cookbook I’ll get off my lazy butt and make some stuff I can eat! I everything follow you friend!

Reply

129 Karen H May 25, 2011 at 7:24 pm

My favorite muffin is my gluten-free version of Starbucks’ Pumpkin Cream Muffin. My friends raved over it so much and I was dieing for one so created my own version. They said they couldn’t tell the diff in mine and Starbucks’!!

Reply

130 grace May 25, 2011 at 11:49 pm

i’ve only attempted one gluten-free cake recipe, and it was a roaring failure. perhaps i’ll give it another go, using a more tried-and-true recipe, how about it? :)

Reply

131 Marla May 26, 2011 at 6:00 am

Grace, you must try GF baking again. I am thrilled with the results. Try something simple, like from my recipe list perhaps?? Mango Muffins are calling out to you girl ;)

Reply

132 Marsha A. May 26, 2011 at 5:05 am

my favorite cupcake is carrot cake cupcakes with crem cheese frosting.

Reply

133 Marsha A. May 26, 2011 at 5:06 am

I receive you email updates.

Reply

134 Heather @ Multiply Delicious May 26, 2011 at 7:12 am

These sound wonderful Marla! I love Elana’s site. Now that I have been trying to bake gluten-free whenever possible she is one of my favorite stops for inspiration. I have been eyeing her cookbook too. Thanks for a chance to win one!
Let’s see my favorite cupcake….hmmmm….that’s a hard one! I would have to say right now a Carrot Cake Cupcake with Cream Cheese Frosting sounds great.
Hope your doing well! How was Atlanta?

Reply

135 Marla May 26, 2011 at 9:03 am

Heather, missed you bunches in Atlanta. Are you going to evo ’11 by any chance? I will be there :)

Reply

136 Heather @ Multiply Delicious May 26, 2011 at 7:14 am

I follow you on Facebook and Twitter :)

Reply

137 Tori (Fresh Fruition) May 26, 2011 at 9:04 am

I love chocolate cupcakes. Anything with chocolate is a winner in my book!

Reply

138 Tori (Fresh Fruition) May 26, 2011 at 9:05 am

I follow you!

Reply

139 Becky May 26, 2011 at 6:55 pm

This is fantastic! My nephews have Celiacs and I am always looking for new recipes to share with them! Thanks for sharing!

Reply

140 sophia May 26, 2011 at 8:12 pm

I’ve made mango quick bread before, but these look even more lovely. Plus, I can eat “more” of them. Love the idea of whipped cream cheese, too. :-)

I love corny cupcakes; I had a semolina cupcake once and it was out of the world.

Reply

141 sophia May 26, 2011 at 8:15 pm

I already follow you on Twitter! :-)

Reply

142 Lemoncello May 26, 2011 at 9:25 pm

I just read your gluten free mango muffin and it looks delish!
I often bake with almond flour to cut down on carbs, maybe gluten free is the way I need to go!

Reply

143 SeeNikkiCook May 27, 2011 at 5:41 am

Great recipe…can’t wait to try those!!! love that you make so many tasty sweets that are not carb overloads!!!!

Reply

144 Dorothy at Shockinglydelicious May 27, 2011 at 7:21 am

Hi Marla…I follow you on Twitter!

Reply

145 Dorothy at Shockinglydelicious May 27, 2011 at 7:22 am

I am your faithful Facebook follower!

Reply

146 Dorothy at Shockinglydelicious May 27, 2011 at 7:23 am

I just discovered Elana’s blog the other day and made a wonderful spinach recipe from it! What a great resource she is!

My favorite cupcake is devil’s food with vanilla buttercream. Classic.

Reply

147 Lisa May 27, 2011 at 9:50 am

Just made these muffins, and the mango and toffee flavors are yummy. A keeper for sure! Thanks!

Reply

148 Marla May 27, 2011 at 10:22 am

Yay Lisa that makes me so happy! Glad you are enjoying them :)

Reply

149 Shaina May 28, 2011 at 9:03 am

I just finished eating a mango for breakfast. Now I wish I’d saved them. Guess I’ll have to pick up more today. These look fabulous.

Reply

150 martina fegan May 28, 2011 at 10:57 am

I love any kind of cupcake, especially those made with either fruit or chocolate!

Reply

151 martina fegan May 28, 2011 at 10:58 am

I am now a facebook follower!

Reply

152 Roxana GreenGirl June 4, 2011 at 4:31 pm

I love mangoes but never tried using them in baking goodies. Your gluten free cupcakes look very tempting. Thanks for sharing Marla

Happy weekend :)

Reply

153 Megan June 30, 2011 at 6:04 pm

Mango muffins sound marvelous Marla! And those pics of the flowers are just breathtaking. Have a great weekend. :)

Reply

154 Michelle June 22, 2012 at 8:54 am

These look really good!

Reply

Leave a Comment

{ 4 trackbacks }

Previous post:

Next post: