Vegan Pumpkin Muffins With Cinnamon Butter

Ahhh fall….I love it! I love the colors, the scents, the feelings, and the flavors….especially the flavors. Yesterday I made some homemade pumpkin puree, and this morning I used some of it to make these delicious  pumpkin muffins! I got the recipe HERE, but tweaked it just a little bit. I also made my own cinnamon butter (or really Earth Balance!) to go along with it. YUM.

Pumpkin Muffins: Adapted from Kathy of The Lunchbox Bunch (Yields 12 muffins)

  • 2 cups plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup sugar (plus extra for sprinkling on top!)
  • 1 1/4 cups homemade pumpkin puree (or canned)
  • 1/4 cup milk (I used soy)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract (I used my homemade vanilla as today marks the 6 months that it’s been sitting and “brewing!!”)
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup agave
  • 1 “flax egg” (whisk together: 1/4 cup water + 1 tsp flax seeds, let sit for 2 minutes before adding to the wet mixture) (This is different than my flax egg, but I didn’t want to mess with it too much, so I used what she suggested, and they came out great!)
  • 1/3 cup apple sauce (I used my homemade applesauce!)
  • 3 tablespoon virgin coconut oil, melted (optional, *I didn’t use it, as my pumpkin puree was on the wet side, but if you use canned, I’d add this!*)

 

 

Add your dry ingredients in one bowl, and the wet in a smaller one, and combine the two. Scoop out the batter into a lined cupcake pan (almost filling to the top), sprinkle each one with some more sugar, and bake at 350F for 20-23 minutes or until a toothpick comes out dry.

Check out this gorgeous muffin!!!

 

Cinnamon “Butter”:

  • Earth Balance (or real butter) softened at room temperature
  • Cinnamon (the amount of cinnamon you want to put in the butter is entirely up to you, but remember, the muffins contain cinnamon as well, so I wouldn’t over do it!)

Whip in the cinnamon, and chill until a bit thicker.

 

A perfect pair

 

Perfectly moist and fluffy!

 

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Until…Friday!

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9 responses to “Vegan Pumpkin Muffins With Cinnamon Butter

    • It was! I was surprised too because I switched up the flours….I need to make these again, they were gone by the next morning lol

      • when i make banana muffins they tend to “disappear” in minutes so yesterday i had to be quick to freeze them. I reckon the no-bake chocolate peanut butter oatmeal balls in the fridge helped me stay off the muffins haha

      • yes i have recipes…. somewhere in my head! no kidding i make them so often i just throw this and that in a bowl 😉 lol

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