Apple Cheese Danish Muffins | Grain Free, Gluten Free, Sugar Free Muffin

Apple Cheese Danish Muffins

These Gluten Free Apple Cheese Danish Muffins will fill your bellies with healthy ingredients rather than bad ones when you get a hankerin' for cheese danishes from your local bakery. These gluten-free muffins are fluffy, fruity, creamy, and cinnamony and will easily become your new favorite grain-free breakfast (or snack)! 

Course Breakfast
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 12
Author Amber


For the Cream Cheese filling:

  • 8 ounces cream cheese (1 block) softened
  • 1 large egg
  • 1-2 tbsp granulated sweetener of choice
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Combine all ingredients and stir until well combined. Set aside.

For the Apple Cheese Danish Muffins:

  • 2 cups shredded apple finely grated
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice freshly squeezed if possible
  • 4 cups finely ground almond flour
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • 2-4 tbsp granulated sugar of choice 2 if using stevia baking blend, 4 for everything else
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground nutmeg
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup milk of choice
  • 5 tbsp butter melted
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees and line a muffin tin with paper or silicone liners.  In a small bowl, combine the shredded apple w/ the lemon juice and set aside.

  2. In a large bowl whisk together almond & coconut flours, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg. In a separate bowl, whisk the eggs, milk, butter and vanilla. 

  3. Add the wet ingredients to the dry, and mix until well blended and all flour is incorporated then gently stir in shredded apple until evenly distributed. 

  4. Using a large ice cream or cookie scoop, spoon the batter into the prepared tin. Using your thumb, press down into the middle of each muffin and spoon in one heaping tablespoon of cream cheese mixture. Bake for 30-35 mins or until a toothpick comes out clean and cream cheese mixture is set. 

  5. Allow muffins to cool for 5 mins before removing to a cooling tray. Store in an airtight container in the fridge or wrap individually and freeze.

Nutrition Facts
Apple Cheese Danish Muffins
Amount Per Serving (0 g)
Calories 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Potassium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrates 0g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars 0g
Protein 0g 0%
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0%
Iron 0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.