Fast and Easy Vegan Pumpkin Muffins

I’m sitting here watching Teen Mom and got a sudden urge to bake something.  Then I remembered…I don’t have any eggs in the house.  Soooo….I threw some stuff together and the result was YUM!!

Ingredients:

1 box white cake mix

I use this kind of cake mix because it has pudding in it

1/2 cinnamon

1/2 tsp cloves

1/2 tsp nutmeg

1 tsp baking power

1 tsp cider vinegar

1/2 cup soy or almond milk

1/4 cup vegetable or canola oil

1 tsp vanilla extract

1 can pumpkin puree
Directions:

In a cup, combine the cider vinegar with the soy milk and set aside.  In large bowl combine all dry ingredients with the pumpkin puree and mix.  Next, combine vanilla in with the cider vinegar and soy milk.  Pour that into the dry ingredients along with the oil and beat with beater for approximately 3-5 minutes.

Fill muffin cups 2/3 way full with batter (I cover mine with cupcake liners) and bake on 350 degrees for approximately 15-18 minutes or until toothpick inserted near the centers comes out clean.

These were the most light and fluffy muffins I’ve ever made

Low Fat Banana Bread Blueberry Muffins

I was experimenting and came up with this recipe last night. I wasn’t sure how they would come out but they actually were quite yummy. It’s low fat because there is no butter or oil. I substituted applesauce instead.

*Be sure to use aluminum muffin cups or spray with non-stick spray, as the paper ones tend to stick to the muffin.

Ingredients:

2 cups flour
1 cup white sugar
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp nutmeg
1 tap ginger
2 cups mashed overripe bananas
1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
2 eggs
1 pint blueberries

Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and prep muffin pan
2. Mix together bananas, eggs, applesauce and sugar in small bowl.
3. In large bowl, mix dry ingredients well.
4. Add wet ingredients to dry and mix just until moistened. Fold in blueberries.
5. Drop by spoonfuls in muffin pan and bake for approx 15 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near middle comes out clean.
6. Cool on wire rack.

Makes 24 muffins

You can make these with or without the blueberries 😉

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