Gluten-free Ginger Oatmeal Muffins made with Bigelow Tea

Gluten-free* Ginger Oatmeal Muffins

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Tea Concentrate:

10 bags Bigelow Ginger Snappish  Herb Tea with Lemon
1 cup boiling water


2/3 cup firmly packed dark brown sugar
1/2 cup vegetable oil
2 tablespoons molasses
2 eggs
1/2 cup tea concentrate
1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger
1 ½  cups gluten-free flour
½  cup old-fashioned rolled oats*
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
¾ teaspoon Xanthan Gum**
½ teaspoon salt
½ cup dried currants
2 tablespoons sugar


*Use Gluten Free certified Oats to be totally Gluten Free when making this recipe


Makes 12 muffins

Variations: Try using  Bigelow Cinnamon Stick Tea, Sweetheart Cinnamon Herb Tea or Bigelow Constant Comment Tea


Prep Time:10 minutes Baking Time:  14 to 18 minutes

**Definition of Xanthan Gum - Produced from the fermentation of corn sugar, xanthan gum is used as a thickener, EMULSIFIER and STABILIZER in foods such as dairy products and salad dressings.


Place tea bags in a 1-cup glass measure.  Add water to equal 1 cup.  Steep tea for 10 minutes.

Squeeze all liquid from tea bags into cup.  Discard tea bags.

Heat oven to 350 F.  Spray 12-cup muffin tins with baking spray; set aside.

In large mixing bowl add brown sugar, vegetable oil, molasses, and eggs.  Mix at high speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy (1 to 2 minutes). 

Add tea concentrate and ginger.  Continue mixing at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed (1 minute).

In medium bowl stir together gluten-free flour, rolled oats, baking powder, baking soda, Xanthan Gum,  and salt.  Add to tea mixture.  Mix just until moistened.

Stir in currants.  Fill muffin tins about 2/3 full.  Sprinkle top of each muffin with about ½ teaspoon sugar.

Bake until very light brown (14 to 18 minutes) or until wooden pick inserted in center of muffin comes out clean.  Remove from oven.  Cool.


*What is Gluten Free and Gluten-Free Recipes?

All vegetables, fruit, meat, fish, poultry, eggs, beans, nuts, rice, potatoes, and corn are gluten free in their natural state.  Also milk and most hard cheeses and creams are naturally gluten free. Recipes using any of these items would be naturally gluten free.

The recipes designated Gluten free do not include the following ingredients: wheat, rye, barley, or oats; or ingredients that might contain these, but Bigelow Tea does not assume liability for information reported on our recipes.

However, anyone who needs or wants to follow a gluten free (GF) diet should check ingredients and products to ensure they are GF. (For example, sesame seeds are naturally GF, but it's always wise to check with the manufacturer to make sure that gluten was not introduced to the product during processing.)

Bigelow Tea makes no guarantees that the recipes are appropriate for your diet. Individuals should consult with their physician or other medical professional.

Nutritional Information:

Nutritional Information Per Serving
Calories 257.000
Protein 3.000 grams
Carbohydrate 37.000 grams
Total Fat 11.000 grams
Alcohol  0.000 grams
Cholesterol 31.000 milligrams
Saturated Fat 1.000 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 3.000 grams
Polyunsaturated Fat 5.000 grams
Trans Fatty Acid 0.000 grams
Dietary Fiber, Total 4.000 grams
Total Sugar 20.000 grams
Percentage of Calories
Protein 5.000 %
Carbohydrate 57.000 %
Fat Total 38.000 %
Alcohol 0.000 %
Vitamins & Minerals
Sodium 342.000 milligrams
Potassium 155.000 milligrams
Vitamin A (RE) 16.000 Retinol Equivalent
Vitamin C 0.300 milligrams
Calcium 98.000 milligrams
Iron 1.000 milligrams
Vitamin D (ug) 0.200 micrograms
Vitamin E (mg) 0.100 micrograms
Thiamin 0.100 milligrams
Riboflavin 0.000 milligrams
Niacin 0.200 milligrams
Pyridoxine (Vitamin B6) 0.100 milligrams
Folate Acid   5.000 micrograms
Cobalamin (Vitamin B12) 0.100 micrograms
Nutritional Recipe Features
Dairy Free
Gluten-free* Ginger Oatmeal Muffins

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