Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Vegan Recipe: Vegan Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

My friend Kate is kind of awesome. She is a warm, funny, outgoing and man can she cook. She and I have a big project that I will share with you in the new year, but until then Kate has agreed to share an amazing recipe with us. I am trying it out today! Join me!

 Photos and recipe by Kate Bailey
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Vegan Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

Makes 18
3 cups whole wheat pastry flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
3 teaspoons ground cinnamon
2 teaspoons ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
2 tablespoons ground flax seeds
1 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk or soymilk
1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
1 1/4 cup organic evaporated cane sugar
one 15 oz can organic pumpkin
1/3 cup canola or safflower oil
3 teaspoons pure vanilla
1/2 cup vegan semisweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup chopped walnuts

1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Coat 18 regular size (2 1/2-inch) muffin cups with cooking spray. (Or, line muffin cups with paper baking cups. Coat bottoms of paper baking cups with cooking spray.)
2. In large bowl mix flour, baking soda, salt, spices and ground flax. Set aside.
3. Stir together almond milk and vinegar; let stand 2 minutes until thickened and curdled. In medium bowl mix almond milk mixture, sugar, pumpkin,oil and vanilla until well blended. 4. Add to flour mixture, stirring until just combined. Stir in chocolate chips and walnuts. Divide batter among muffin cups.
5. Bake 18 to 22 minutes or until browned and toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Remove from pan and cool on wire rack. Serve warm or at room temperature.

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5 comments:

Mom said...

They look so good!

Sarah Purdy said...

Yum! Can't wait to hear about this project!

Maria Rose said...

Just made these with Cordelia. SOOO good!

eLiZaBeTh said...

I made some banana bars today for Carter and thought about you & how to make them vegan (they use 1 egg). Sweet. These look deelicious!

I can't wait to hear about the project too!!

Kate said...

I just made a vegan, GF, chocolate chip, cinnamon chip pumpkin pie. It was a horrendous disaster. Blech! I'm going to play it safe and use Your recipe for SONshine's class party. Thank you!

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