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Christmas Muffins [vegan] by The Flexitarian

Christmas Muffins [vegan]

These delicious vegan Christmas muffins are a celebration of seasonal flavours with cranberries, ground mixed spice and a cinnamon sugar topping.
5 from 1 vote
DieTARY CHOICEDairy-Free Recipes, Egg-Free Recipes, Soya-Free Recipes, Vegan Recipes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Breakfast, Christmas Recipes, Snacks, Vegan Desserts
Cuisine American
Servings 12 muffins
Calories 317 kcal


  • 125 g dried cranberries
  • 2 chia eggs [2 Tbsp ground chia seeds + 6 Tbsp of water] / or 2 organic eggs
  • 125 g plain flour
  • 125 g wholemeal spelt flour
  • 150 g light brown sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3 tsp ground mixed spice
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 100 ml vegetable oil
  • 200 ml dairy-free milk
  • 90 g walnuts


  • 4 Tbsp demerara sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon


  • In a small bowl cover dried cranberries with boiling water. Set aside.
  • Prepare chia eggs by mixing 2 Tbsp of ground chia seeds with 6 Tbsp of water. Set aside for 10 mins.
  • Preheat the oven to Fan 180°C / 200°C/400°F/Gas 6. Place 12 large paper baking cases in a muffin tin.
  • In a small bowl mix together the demerara sugar and cinnamon to make the cinnamon topping.
  • In a large bowl, sieve and mix together flours, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, ground mixed spice.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together vanilla extract, vegetable oil, chia eggs and almond milk.
  • Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix until well combined.
  • Drain cranberries. Carefully fold them with the walnuts in the batter.
  • Spoon batter evenly into each muffin paper baking case in the muffin tin.
  • Place in the oven for around 20-25mins. Insert a skewer to check they are cooked. Skewer should come out clean.


Serving: 1gCalories: 317kcalCarbohydrates: 44gProtein: 4gFat: 15gSaturated Fat: 7gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 1gSodium: 240mgPotassium: 103mgFiber: 4gSugar: 24gVitamin A: 70IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 82mgIron: 2mg
Keyword christmas, muffin
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