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Gluten-Free Mini Mango Muffins

Type of Cuisine: Local
Provided By: Kumu Rachel Iha
Category: Dessert
From: Kōloa

I’ve needed to be on a gluten-free diet for a few years now. It is hard for me to find decent tasting desserts that I can enjoy so I decided to make some of my own recipes. Whether you’re gluten-free or not and love mango, I’m sure you will love eating these onolicious mini mango muffins! Enjoy!


Dry Ingredients:

2 cupsKing Arthur Brand Gluten-Free All-Purpose Flour
1 cupsugar
2 tspbaking soda
2 tspcinnamon
1 tspXanthan gum
1 tspbaking powder
1/2 tspsalt

Wet Ingredients:

1/2 cupcanola oil
1/2 cupbutter, melted
1 tspvanilla
2 cupschopped mango
3eggs, beaten
1 cupmacadamia nuts (or favorite nut)
1/2 cupgolden raisins


  1. Mix dry ingredients together in a large bowl, then make a well in the middle
  2. Mix wet ingredients together in medium bowl
  3. Pour wet ingredients into well of dry ingredients and mix together while adding the nuts and raisins slowly into the mixture
  4. Cover with a clean cloth and let stand for 30 minutes
  5. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  6. Pour approximately 1 tbsp each into mini cupcake holders
  7. Bake for about 15 minutes or till golden brown in color and knife comes out clean

Recipe submitted by Kumu Rachel Iha