Cassava chocolate chip muffins in a pan

Cassava Flour Chocolate Chip Muffins

  • Author: Carrie Forrest, MPH in Nutrition
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
  • Yield: 12 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: Grain-Free, Gluten-Free, Paleo


A grain-free muffin recipe using cassava flour. Healthy and delicious!


  • 1 1/2 cups cassava flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup dairy-free chocolate chips
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce or pumpkin puree
  • ½ cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 2 tablespooons coconut oil, melted
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract


  • Preheat oven to 350°F and spray a muffin tin with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Combine the cassava flour, baking powder, cinnamon, and chocolate chips in a large mixing bowl. Use a spatula to stir together.
  • Next, place the eggs, bananas, applesauce or pumpkin puree, almond milk, coconut oil, and vanilla into the base of a food processor. Pulse on high until ingredients are combined, about 15-20 seconds total.
  • Pour the liquid mixture from the food processor into the dry ingredients in the mixing bowl and stir well.
  • Pour the batter into the muffin tin bake for 40 minutes or until the muffins are golden brown. Serve warm or at room temperature, and refrigerator or freeze leftovers.