This recipe comes to us from Belinda Meeker.

Ingredients:
3 medium ripe Banana's smashed or 9 ounces of pumpkin
1/3 maple syrup
1 teaspoon GF vanilla (I use Frontier Alcohol-Free from Fair trade)

Directions:
Mix together and set aside.

Toppings- 1 cup sugar and 2 teaspoons cinnamon. Mix together and set aside (place into shaker like salt or recycled pumpkin spice container).

Muffin Mix Ingredients:
2 cups gluten-free flour
1 teaspoon xanthan
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pumpkin spice
2 table spoons buttermilk powder
2 eggs beaten
1/3 cup vegetable oil
½ cup water

Directions:
Combine all dry ingredients into a mixing bowl, make a well in the middle and add the wet, stir with a mixing spoon softly until combined--don't stir just blend. Gently fold in bananas or pumpkin mixture with a knife until blended, then let rest for 7-10 minutes and fill foil cupcake papers and place on a cookie sheet (makes 13-15 muffins). Top with topping mixture and bake at 375F degrees for 10- 15 minutes or until done. Place on wire rack until cool.

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