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Muffins, Muffins and More Muffins!

Muffins… The cupcake’s healthier cousin, and a fun snack for all ages. Muffins are great because you can make them in so many different flavors, both savory and sweet.

Unlike most muffins, the recipes in the following collection contain no eggs or dairy, so they’re cholesterol-free and do not include any ingredients that involve animal exploitation.

If you’re skeptical about the results of baking without eggs or dairy, consider the impressive accomplishment of vegan chef Chloe Coscarelli, who recently won a $10,000 prize with her gourmet cupcakes on The Food Network’s Cupcake Wars.

Read all the way to the end for a home-made substitute for store-bought soy milk to be used in baking. For more vegan baking tips, see Veganizing Your Favorite Baked Goods.

Easy Apple Cinnamon Muffins
yields 18

1 cup bran
2 cups whole wheat pastry flour
1 Tbsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1 cup dry sweetener
1 cup tofu milk (see page 6)
1/2 cup oil
1 cup apples, grated
1/2 cup raisins

1. Place bran into a bowl. Sift remaining dry ingredients into the bowl and stir.
2. In a separate bowl, mix tofu milk with oil. Add grated apple and raisins. Stir.
3. Add dry batter to the wet and mix well. Oil and flour muffin tins (or use baking paper cups). Fill cups 3/4 full. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 350 for about 3545 minutes until a toothpick comes out dry.

Image: Nicola (Flickr)

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Angel Flinn

Angel Flinn is Director of Outreach for Gentle World a non-profit educational organization whose core purpose is to help build a more peaceful society, by educating the public about the reasons for being vegan, the benefits of vegan living, and how to go about making the transition.

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3:21AM PDT on Jun 20, 2013

thank you ♥

9:13AM PDT on Sep 15, 2011

Muffins, yum!

3:19AM PDT on Jun 17, 2011

than you for the recipes

5:33PM PDT on Apr 6, 2011

Wow! Looks yummy! I must try them out. Thanks.

3:41AM PST on Feb 20, 2011

I baked muffins Friday. Too bad I didn't see these recipes first. Would have saved me using eggs. LOL. But I did use lactose free milk and butter. I made carrot/chocolate muffins and I haven't eaten one yet. Have very high self control. Hahaha. Thanks for posting!

6:20AM PST on Jan 19, 2011

muffins are great ! these sound lovely !

3:37PM PST on Jan 7, 2011


9:25AM PST on Jan 6, 2011

Yummm! I love muffins! :D Thanks for sharing!

6:43PM PST on Dec 11, 2010 the carrot muffins especially

3:23PM PST on Dec 4, 2010

I especially liked the Blueberry Muffin. My compliments!

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