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Pumpkin Blender Muffins

Vegan Pumpkin Blender Muffins are a healthy treat for fall! Gluten-free, oil-free, yet moist and delicious! #virtualpumpkinparty
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American Vegan
Keyword dairy-free muffins, plant-based muffins, vegan muffin
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 22 minutes
Total Time 32 minutes
Servings 12 muffins
Calories 262kcal
Author Beth Hornback

Ingredients

  • 3 cups rolled oats ((use certified gluten-free if GF))
  • 3/4 cups raw cashews or pepitas
  • 3/4 cups pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup or unrefined sugar (or a combination)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 cups apple cider, apple juice, or water (NOT apple cider vinegar) (or a combination)

For the Cashew Cream Drizzle

  • 3/4 cups raw cashews (132g)
  • 3 Tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 Tablespoon coconut oil

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375F. Add all ingredients to a blender and puree mostly smooth and no large pieces of pepitas or cashews remain. Fill 12 muffin liners to the brim. Bake for 22 minutes or until a toothpick comes out mostly clean. Remove muffins to a cooling rack for at least 10 minutes before enjoying with the optional cashew cinnamon frosting, a pat of vegan butter, or simply plain.
  • Add all ingredients to a blender and puree mostly smooth and no large pieces of pepitas or cashews remain.
  • Fill 12 muffin liners to the brim. Bake for 22 minutes or until a toothpick comes out mostly clean.
  • Remove muffins to a cooling rack for at least 10 minutes before enjoying with the optional cashew cinnamon frosting, a pat of vegan butter, or simply plain.

For the Cinnamon Cashew Frosting

  • Melt coconut oil and add to remaining ingredients in a blender or food processor. Blend until smooth and creamy, then drizzle over cooled muffins.

Notes

Nutrition facts includes frosting.

Nutrition

Serving: 1muffin | Calories: 262kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 10g | Sodium: 265mg | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 400IU | Vitamin C: 14mg