Vegan Chocolate Muffins

This delicious and sweet snack is a proven crowd-pleaser, even among non-vegans. Get creative and substitute the chocolate chips with dry fruit, nuts or apples for a healthier meal choice.

 

  • 1 cup non-dairy milk (like almond, coconut or soy)
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup of unsweetened apple sauce 
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla 
  • 2 cups pastry flour (or sift regular flour) 
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt (optional)
  • 1/2 cup vegan chocolate chips (most gluten-free chocolate chip brands are also vegan)
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts (optional)

 

  1. Preheat oven to 350
  2. Line a muffin tin with paper liners (or grease tin)
  3. Mix together milk and vinegar and set aside
  4. In a large bowl, whisk together the dry ingredients and create a dent in the center.
  5. Pour the milk mixture, applesauce, oil and vanilla extract in dent. Mix together until just moistened.
  6. Fold in the chocolate chips and nuts.
  7. Spoon out even mixture of batter into each muffin cup. Bake for about 25-27 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center of a muffin comes out clean.
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