{paleo recipe} My Everything Baking Mix

I’ve been mulling over creating a great gluten-free, dairy-free, grain-free baking mix in my brain for almost a year now. Finally a moment of inspiration came to me and I made a bee line for my kitchen to put together this gem of a recipe. I say gem because it is the most versatile mix that I have ever made for baking. I made cookies, muffins, and mini quickbread loaves all from the same batch of batter and to me that means success. Ever since, its been my to-go pantry staple.

RECIPE: The ‘Everything’ Paleo Baking Mix

Dry Ingredients

2 1/2 cups blanched almond flour (*Bob’s Red Mill will not yield favorable results for this recipe. I use Honeyville Grain)
1 cup (milk-free) dark chocolate chips or cacao nibs
1/4 cup raw sunflower seeds
1/4 cup raw pumpkin seeds
1/4 cup unsweetened craisins, currants, or raisins
1 tablespoon chia seed
1/2 tsp. or less kosher salt
1/2 tsp. baking soda

Wet Ingredients

1/2 cup grapeseed oil
1/2 cup coconut sugar
2 eggs
2 tsp. gluten-free vanilla extract

Preheat oven to 340 degrees Fahrenheit. Using a whisk, mix dry ingredients in a medium size bowl and set aside. Mix wet ingredients in a medium size bowl. Incorporate and mix wet ingredients with the dry ingredients. The mix should be wet and sticky.


Drop a spoonful of the mix onto parchment paper. I suggest a natural brand of parchment paper such as If You Care. Bake for 7-9 minutes.


Add 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon to the batter. Drop spoonfuls into a muffin pan wrapper. Sprinkle tops with coconut sugar. Bake until you can successfully insert a toothpick into the middle of a muffin and it comes out clean. About 15 minutes for a muffin tin and about 20 minutes for  a ceramic muffin pan. Don’t over bake or the muffins will dry out.



Add 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon to the batter. Grease a ceramic mini loaf pan with grapeseed oil. Spoon batter into pan until it is 3/4 full. Sprinkle top with coconut sugar. Bake until you can successfully insert a toothpick into the middle of a muffin and it comes out clean (about 25 minutes for a ceramic mini tin).

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7 Comments on “{paleo recipe} My Everything Baking Mix”

  1. May 4, 2012 at 1:39 pm #

    YUM! I’ve been looking for a grain free quick bread and I love that you can use this to make cookies too.

    • Heather F.
      May 4, 2012 at 10:52 pm #

      Me too! It makes me so happy!

  2. Dianna
    May 5, 2012 at 10:23 am #

    brilliant. I love multi use recipes – one dough fits all. Thanks for the inspired post.

    • Heather F.
      May 6, 2012 at 10:59 pm #

      Thanks, Dianna!

  3. Taylor
    July 25, 2012 at 11:31 pm #

    This is brilliant ! I’m wondering if you have tried a hazelnut meal that might be successful? My grandson can’t have almonds.
    Thanks so much for this recipe

    • Heather F.
      July 31, 2012 at 1:28 pm #

      You’re welcome! I have not tried Hazelnut meal but if you do please come back to comment on how it went.

  4. September 20, 2012 at 11:51 pm #

    Love it! Might have to try this one myself. Almond meal is a gluten free persons best friend. Have you used coconut flour before?

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