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Vegan Applesauce Muffins

These vegan applesauce muffins are gluten free and nut free. They're an easy, nutritious, and filling breakfast or snack.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time33 mins
Total Time43 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12
Calories: 180kcal


  • 1 Muffin Pan
  • Paper baking cups


  • 2 cups oat flour (gluten-free if required)
  • 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup melted coconut oil (or subsitute your preferred oil, or nut butter with no added sugar or salt)
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder (gluten-free if required)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  • 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 use a whisk to mix well.
  • Add the oat flour and baking powder and whisk until all the ingredients are thoroughly mixed.
  • Divide the batter evenly into a 12 cup muffin pan using paper baking cups.
  • Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 33 minutes.
  • Let the muffins cool completely before removing from the muffin pan and serving.


  • Optional additions include 1/2 cup of chopped nuts and/or raisins.
  • Store these vegan applesauce muffins in an airtight container in the fridge for up to three days or freeze them for up to six months.


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