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Vegan Applesauce Muffins

These vegan applesauce muffins are gluten-free and nut-free. They're perfect as a nutritious breakfast or snack.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time33 mins
Total Time53 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: dairy-free, gluten-free, nut-free, refined sugar-free, vegan
Servings: 12
Calories: 180kcal


  • 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil (melted)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups gluten-free oat flour
  • 2 teaspoons gluten-free baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • In a large mixing bowl, add the unsweetened applesauce, maple syrup, melted coconut oil, vanilla, cinnamon, and salt, then stir to combine.
  • Add the gluten-free oat flour and baking powder and stir again until all the ingredients are thoroughly mixed.
  • Let the batter rest for 10 minutes.
  • Divide the batter evenly into 12 paper lined muffin pan cups.
  • Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 33 minutes.
  • Let cool completely before removing from the muffin pan.
  • Makes 12 vegan applesauce muffins.


  • You can add 1/2 cup of nuts, seeds, or raisins to these muffins if you like.
  • Be sure to let the batter rest for 10 minutes before baking, as this step improves the texture of the muffins.


Serving: 1Muffin | Calories: 180kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Sodium: 55mg | Potassium: 187mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 6IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 56mg | Iron: 1mg