Baking Bliss: Healthy Sweets Edition – Sugar-Free Dried Fruit Muffins Recipe


Embarking on a journey of healthy baking doesn't mean bidding farewell to the joy of indulging in delicious treats. In this edition of Baking Bliss, we're diving into the world of guilt-free pleasures with a Sugar-Free Dried Fruit Muffins Recipe. These wholesome muffins are a celebration of natural sweetness, featuring the delightful essence of dried fruits without a hint of refined sugar. Get ready to elevate your baking game and savor the taste of health in every bite.


Dry Ingredients:

2 cups whole wheat flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon cinnamon (for added warmth)

A pinch of salt

Wet Ingredients:

2 ripe bananas, mashed

1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce

1/4 cup melted coconut oil or olive oil

2 large eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Dried Fruits:

1/2 cup chopped DIY dried fruits (apricots, raisins, figs, or any favorites)

Optional Add-ins:

Chopped nuts (walnuts, almonds, or pistachios)

Seeds (chia seeds, flaxseeds, or sunflower seeds)


Preheat and Prepare:

Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).

Line a muffin tin with paper liners or lightly grease each cup.

Mix the Dry Ingredients:

In a large bowl, combine whole wheat flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and a pinch of salt. Mix well.

Combine the Wet Ingredients:

In another bowl, mash the ripe bananas and add applesauce, melted coconut oil, eggs, and vanilla extract. Mix until well combined.

Create the Muffin Batter:

Gently fold the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients until just combined. Be careful not to overmix.

Add Dried Fruits and Optional Ingredients:

Stir in the chopped DIY dried fruits, nuts, and seeds.

Scoop into Muffin Cups:

Using an ice cream scoop or a spoon, evenly distribute the batter into the prepared muffin cups.

Bake to Perfection:

Bake in the preheated oven for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

Cool and Enjoy:

Allow the muffins to cool in the tin for a few minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.

Store for Later:

These sugar-free dried fruit muffins can be stored in an airtight container for a few days. They also freeze well for longer storage.


Indulging in sweet treats can be a guilt-free experience with the right ingredients. These Sugar-Free Dried Fruit Muffins are a testament to the fact that healthy baking can be just as satisfying as traditional recipes. Enjoy the natural sweetness of dried fruits without compromising on flavor or your commitment to a wholesome lifestyle. Baking bliss awaits, one sugar-free muffin at a time!

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