Amaretti muffins

These simple gluten-free muffins are full to bursting with crunchy amaretti biscuits and creamy Greek yogurt for a light-textured sponge. Perfect with a cuppa

  • Prep:15 mins
    Cook:25 mins
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 237
  • fat 17g
  • saturates 2g
  • carbs 17g
  • sugars 12g
  • fibre 0g
  • protein 5g
  • salt 0.1g


  • 110ml vegetable oil
  • 110g golden caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tbsp Greek yogurt, plus extra to serve
  • 25ml espresso or strong coffee
  • 110g ground almonds
  • 60g rice flour
  • 1 tsp gluten-free baking powder
  • 4 soft, gluten-free amaretti biscuits, broken up
  • 50g flaked almonds


  1. Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. Line a 12-hole muffin tin with muffin cases or baking parchment squares.

  2. Whisk the oil, sugar and eggs together. Add the yogurt and espresso, then fold in the ground almonds, rice flour and baking powder. Carefully fold the broken amaretti biscuits into the mixture.

  3. Divide the mixture between the cases (about 2 tbsp in each). Sprinkle with the flaked almonds and bake for 20-25 mins until golden on top. Serve warm with a large dollop of Greek yogurt.

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