Vegan Banana Muffins

Vegan Banana Muffins

  • Author: Alison Andrews
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 30 mins
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 12


Perfectly moist vegan banana muffins with a gorgeous bakery-style domed top. Soft, fluffy and packed with banana flavor.


  • 2 cups (250g) All Purpose Flour*
  • 1/2 cup (100g) Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 cup (100g) White Sugar
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp Ground Nutmeg
  • 3 Medium Ripe Bananas (10.5oz/300g peeled weight, about 1 and 1/3 cups mashed)*
  • 1/2 cup (120ml) Vegan Buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) Coconut Oil (Melted)
  • 2 Tbsp Applesauce
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1 cup (100g) Walnuts (Chopped), plus more to add on top


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C) and spray a muffin tray with non-stick spray. Set aside.
  2. Sift the flour into a mixing bowl and add the brown and white sugar, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg.
  3. Mash the bananas and add to the mixing bowl.
  4. Prepare the vegan buttermilk by adding 1/2 Tbsp of lemon juice to a measuring cup and then adding in soy milk up to the 1/2 cup (120ml) line. Let it curdle. Add into the mixing bowl.
  5. Add the melted coconut oil, applesauce and vanilla extract and mix into a thick batter.
  6. Add in the chopped walnuts and stir in.
  7. Divide the batter evenly between the muffin partitions and add some more chopped walnuts on top.
  8. Place into the oven and bake for 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of one of the muffins comes out clean.
  9. Transfer the muffins to a wire cooling rack to cool and then enjoy!


*Weigh your flour and your peeled bananas for the best accuracy in this recipe.

  • Category: Breakfast, Dessert
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: Vegan


  • Serving Size: 1 Muffin (of 12)
  • Calories: 275
  • Sugar: 20g
  • Sodium: 209mg
  • Fat: 11.5g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.4g
  • Carbohydrates: 40.4g
  • Fiber: 2.1g
  • Protein: 4.2g

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