Savoury muffin tops

Savoury muffin topsMy favourite part of a muffin was the top, there it was crunchy and I would usually stop just below there and hand it back to my Dad to finish. This recipe is totally bonkers take on creating just the “muffin top”. Don’t be scared of the ingredients I just wanted a savoury snack and threw these together but in the next week I will make a sweet edition that I am sure will sound more appealing but first, take a risk and enjoy these

Bean Mix Ingredients

  • 2 x medium carrots, grated
  • 1 x small beetroot, grated
  • 1 x apple, chopped small
  • 1 cup chickpea flour
  • ¾ cup cold water
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce/tamari
  • 1 tsp each of ginger, mixed spice, cumin, turmeric
  • 1 tsp baking powder and baking soda
  • ¼ cup walnuts, roughly chopped
  • Salt and pepper
  • Optional: 1 tbsp nutritional yeast


  • Preheat oven to 180° C and line a baking tray or 2 with baking paper
  • In one bowl combine carrot, beetroot, apple, spices, baking powder/soda, walnuts, salt and pepper and if using, nutritional yeast
  • In another bowl combine chickpea flour and cold water using a fork to combine until smooth (you might want to add some more flour
    to create a thicker consistency). Add in tamari and combine
  • Combine the two bowls and stir
  • Dollop onto prepared tray (be sure that it might look a bit funky but keep your mind open)
  • Place into oven and bake for 15-20 minutes, maybe turning after 15 min
  • Enjoy!

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