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Lemon tea muffins on a white plate with black birds. One muffin is torn in half, with a cup of black tea in a white mug and a striped napkin next to the plate

Lemon Earl-Grey Oat Bites

Healthy oil-free, gluten-free and refined sugar-free oat muffins that are easy to make, delicious and portable.

Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American, Vegan
Keyword earl-grey tea muffins, gluten-free muffins, lemon muffins
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Resting time for the tea 10 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 8 muffins
Calories 155 kcal
Author Alex Meyer, MA

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup Unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/4 cup Earl-Grey tea leaves

DRY INGREDIENTS

  • 1 1/2 cups Oat flour make sure it's certified gluten-free if necessary
  • 1/2 cup All-purpose gluten-free flour
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp ground sea salt

WET INGREDIENTS

  • 3 tbsp pure maple syrup
  • 3 tbsp Aquafaba Juice from chickpeas
  • Juice from one lemon
  • 2 tbsp lemon zest
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F (176C) and line a muffin tin with cupcake liners. 

FOR THE TEA

  1. In a small saucepan, heat the almond milk and tea leaves on medium-low heat until it begins to steam, approximately 4 minutes. Remove the pan from the heat and let sit for ten minutes. Be sure to watch the milk carefully so it doesn't boil and let the tea sit for the full ten minutes to get the best flavor. Strain the tea leaves from the milk. 

FOR THE DRY INGREDIENTS

  1. In a large mixing bowl, whisk the dry ingredients until fully combines. Set aside.

FOR THE WET INGREDIENTS

  1. In a medium bowl, whisk the wet ingredients together until combined. Strain the tea leaves and add the milk to the mixture. Stir to combine.

  2. Fold the wet ingredients into the dry until combined. Don't over work the flour. 

  3. Fill the muffin tins 3/4 of the way full. Bake for approximately 15 minutes or until a wooden toothpick comes out clean after inserted into the center. Cool on a wire rack. 

Recipe Notes

Freeze muffins for up to 3 months. 

The Nutrition Facts are an estimate only. 

Nutrition Facts
Lemon Earl-Grey Oat Bites
Amount Per Serving
Calories 155 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Sodium 109mg5%
Potassium 175mg5%
Carbohydrates 27g9%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin C 1.9mg2%
Calcium 102mg10%
Iron 1.5mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.