Maple Persimmon Muffins

Maple Persimmon Muffins – No Sugar Added Muffins

These Maple Persimmon Muffins just scream Autumn! They make a great grab and go breakfast are a healthy snack.

Persimmons have a load of nutrients packed into that beautiful orange ball. The orange color means it is high in vitamin A and beta carotene.

They are also low in calories and high in fiber. All of which makes them great for heart health and reducing antioxidative stress which can contribute to a whole slew of health issues.

Maple Persimmon Muffins Ingredients

  • 3 persimmons (Fuyu or fully ripe Hachiya)
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/3 cup coconut milk (or any type of milk)
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 egg (or egg substitute)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line muffin tin with paper wrappers or grease well.
  2. Cut persimmons into wedges and remove the leaves. Puree in a food processor or blender until smooth. Mix in baking soda and set aside.
  3. In a mixing bowl whisk together flour, cinnamon, ginger, and salt.
  4. Add milk, coconut oil, maple syrup, egg, and vanilla to persimmon puree. Blend until smooth.
  5. Fold persimmon mixture into dry ingredients until smooth. Fill muffin cups 3/4 full. Bake until golden 20-25 minutes.

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  1. lochlomond on November 16, 2019 at 5:02 pm

    Am I missing something? Recipe does not say how much persimmons in ingrediants

    • Randall Farrar on November 16, 2019 at 5:30 pm

      Oops! It’s there now. 3 persimmons. That you for letting us know.

  2. Lori Ann on January 30, 2022 at 10:40 pm

    The batter was soupy, and the muffins did not rise. Is it really only 3/4 cup of flour? That is less flour (especially considering the liquid ingredients) than any other muffin recipe I have made, but I didn’t want to mess with the ratios the first time I tried it.

    • Randy Farrar on March 18, 2022 at 3:07 pm

      Thank you, Lori Ann. We will look into this and make corrections.

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