Vegan Pumpkin Muffins Recipe


  • 1 tablespoon flax egg(1 tablespoon ground flaxseed plus 3 tablespoons water)
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oilor non-dairy butter
  • 2 bartlett pearspeeled, cored and diced into ¼-inch cubes (about 2 cups)
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons cinnamonground, divided
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 3/4 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 cup almond milkunsweetened
  • 1/2 cup dark brown sugarpacked
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flouror gluten-free flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/3 cup old fashioned oatsplus more for topping
  • 1/3 cup almondssliced, plus more for topping


  1. Pre-heat oven to 375°F and line muffin tin with paper liners or grease tin with baking spray if not using a liner.
  2. In a large bowl, add flaxseed and water to make the flax egg. Stir and set aside.
  3. Heat coconut oil in a large sauté pan over medium heat. Add pears and ¼ teaspoon cinnamon, sauté for 7 minutes or until tender but not mushy, set aside to cool.
  4. Add pumpkin puree, almond milk, brown sugar, oil and vanilla extract to the flax egg. Stir to combine. Carefully place flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, 1 teaspoon cinnamon and nutmeg into a sifter and sift over the wet ingredients and stir until just combined, do not overmix.
  5. Add cooked pears, oats and almonds, lightly stir until just combined. Spoon about 1/3 cup of batter into each muffin tin, or until each liner is filled to the top (they will not overflow when baked).
  6. Bake for 22-25 minutes, or until golden brown and a toothpick comes out clean. Cool in the tin for 10 minutes, then remove and allow to cool completely. Enjoy the same day!

Nutrition Facts

Calories 185                             Calories from Fat 72
                                                            % Daily Value*
Fat 8g                                                               12%
Saturated Fat 2g                                          10%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Sodium 179mg                                               7%
Potassium 53mg                                            2%
Carbohydrates 27g                                       9%
Fiber 2g                                                              8%
Sugar 11g                                                          12%
Protein 4g                                                         8%
Vitamin A 2350IU                                        47%
Vitamin C 0.8mg                                             1%
Calcium 90mg                                                 9%
Iron 1.3mg                                                         7%

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