A single blueberry muffin on a white linen.

Vegan Blueberry Muffins

A mouthwatering vegan version of the classic blueberry muffins.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Additional Time 20 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Servings 12 muffins

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup aquafaba
  • 3/4 cup almond milk or oat milk
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil vegetable oil okay too
  • 1 cup blueberries fresh or frozen

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Mix dry ingredients in a bowl.
  • In another bowl, beat aquafaba, sugar, oat milk, and oil. (if using coconut oil, microwave it for 30 seconds to liquify it first).
  • Stir wet ingredients into the dry ingredients until barely moistened. Gently fold in the blueberries.
  • Bake for 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean. Allow to cool for 20 minutes before eating.

Notes

If using silicone muffin cups, place them on a glass casserole dish to prevent the bottoms from burning.
Course: Vegan Breakfast Recipes
Cuisine: American
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Every weekend I’ve been making muffins for my family on Saturday mornings. Actually, I bake them on Friday night and leave them out on the table, under a clean linen towel, so they’re ready to go in the morning.

For this week’s vegan muffin recipe, I decided to make blueberry muffins.

Fun fact – blueberry muffins are actually the official state muffin of Minnesota. Wild blueberries are common in northern Minnesota, and if you have access to wild blueberries I would absolutely recommend you using those because they’ll have more blueberry flavor!

Also, wild blueberries tend to be smaller than store-bought ones, so you’ll end up with taller muffins if you use the wild berries.

Unfortunately, I didn’t have any wild blueberries on hand so I used frozen blueberries, which are also nice in their own way. They turn into a rich, soft, intense pocket of blueberry flavor when baked – almost like a blueberry pie filling.

Vegan Blueberry Muffins

Making these blueberry muffins vegan was easy – I used aquafaba instead of eggs. In case you didn’t know, aquafaba is the gel-like liquid that forms when chickpeas or other cooked bean seeds are soaked in water over time. You can use the liquid in a can of chickpeas or black beans, or make aquafaba yourself as I did for this recipe.

Instead of cow’s milk, I used oat milk. You could also use almond milk or soy milk, I think either of those would work fine.

I think you could use a flax egg instead of aquafaba, but keep in mind that it will add some fiber which could give the muffins a less fluffy texture. I prefer using aquafaba when baking something where the end result should have a lighter color, and I think it worked perfectly in these blueberry muffins.

Don’t forget to check out my vegan lemon poppy seed muffins recipe as well, they were a huge hit!

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