Maple Vanilla Muffins

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The seeds of a vanilla bean add incredibly warm floral notes to these moist muffins. They are so deliciously sweet, they can be frosted and served as cupcakes.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 22 minutes

Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 Tbsp. ground flaxseed
  • 1½ cups wheat flour
  • 1½ tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. sea salt
  • ¼ tsp. cinnamon
  • ⅔ cup maple syrup
  • ½ cup unsweetened almond milk
  • ¼ cup melted butter
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • Seeds of 1 vanilla bean

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Line 1 muffin pan with liners and lightly spray liners with cooking spray.
  • In a small bowl, combine applesauce and flaxseed.
  • In a mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon. Make a well in the center of these dry ingredients and pour in maple syrup, almond milk, butter, vanilla extract, vanilla bean seeds, and the applesauce mixture. Mix everything until just combined.
  • Pour batter into prepared muffin liners. Bake muffins for 12 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.

Recipe Information

Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 Tbsp. ground flaxseed
  • 1½ cups wheat flour
  • 1½ tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. sea salt
  • ¼ tsp. cinnamon
  • ⅔ cup maple syrup
  • ½ cup unsweetened almond milk
  • ¼ cup melted butter
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • Seeds of 1 vanilla bean

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Line 1 muffin pan with liners and lightly spray liners with cooking spray.
  • In a small bowl, combine applesauce and flaxseed.
  • In a mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon. Make a well in the center of these dry ingredients and pour in maple syrup, almond milk, butter, vanilla extract, vanilla bean seeds, and the applesauce mixture. Mix everything until just combined.
  • Pour batter into prepared muffin liners. Bake muffins for 12 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories140
Total Fat4.5g
Saturated Fat2.5g
Cholesterol10mg
Sodium110mg
Total Carbohydrate24g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars11g
Protein2g