Cinnamon-Apple Breakfast Bake


1/4 cup ground gluten free oats/oat flour (or could sub buckwheat flour, millet flour or teff flour)
1 Tbsp toasted buckwheat groats (or raw – could also sub millet or rolled oats)
1/2 T ground flaxseed
1/2 – 1 tsp ground cinnamon
1Tbsp chia seeds
1/4 tsp baking powder
pinch of sea salt
1 tsp pure vanilla extract
1 – 2 tsp honey (agave for vegan, maple syrup or  could use stevia to taste)
1/4 cup applesauce (or sub pumpkin/squash puree but will be slightly less sweet or 1/2 large mashed banana)
1 egg, whisked (or 1 flax egg for vegan – 1T ground flax meal + 2.5T warm water, whisked)
3 Tbsp almond or coconut milk (from carton, not can)

For Cinnamon-Apple Topping

1/2 small apple, chopped (I left skin on and used a Fuji)
1/2 tsp coconut oil or butter
1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp honey, maple syrup, agave or other sweetener, optional for sweeter topping
pinch of sea salt
dash of cloves and/or nutmeg, optional
dash of lemon juice

For serving

1/2  - 1 Tbsp peanut butter or almond butter
1-2 tsp coconut butter or unsweetened coconut flakes

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