Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Vegan Applesauce spice mini muffins

One of the things that fascinated me when I came to this country were muffins. I used to love the banana nut muffin and used to have it with coffee in the morning almost every day. Now that I think about, maybe that's what inspired me to make so many muffins. I have all these muffins  here and I had to add one more to it. Some of the muffins posted earlier for quick reference : Chocolate chip and candied ginger muffins, Mango Mini Muffins, Pear Spice Muffins , Ragi Chocolate chip muffins , Vegan Yam Muffins.
Having made all these muffins, it is nobrainer for creating another muffin with another flavor. I had opened a bottle of applesauce and wanted to use it up. So, here goes my take on applesauce spice mini muffins.



Ingredients:

  1. All purpose flour - 3/4 cup
  2. Whole wheat flour - 3/4 cup
  3. Sugar - 1 cup
  4. Baking Powder - 1 tsp
  5. Baking Soda - 1 tsp
  6. Cinnamon (powdered) - 1/4 tsp
  7. Clove powder - 1/4 tsp
  8. All spice powder - 1/4 tsp
  9. Ginger powder - 1/4 tsp
  10. Salt - 1/2 tsp
  11. Veg or Canola Oil - 1/3 cup
  12. applesauce - 1 3/4 cup
Method:

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. In a bowl, mix all the dry ingredients. ( 1 - 10) Stir with a whisk. In another bowl mix the wet ingredients and beat well. Now, slowly mix in the dry mixture to wet mixture. Don't beat or over mix. Stir gently with a spatula. Spray the muffin pan with veg. oil spray and pour the batter 3/4 cups full. I actually made these into mini muffins. I  got 48 mini muffins out of this batter. If you are baking in regular muffin pan, you might get anywhere between 18 and 24 muffins. Bake for 12 - 13 minutes or until the toothpick inserted comes out clean. Regular sized muffins need 23 - 26 minutes of baking time.


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8 comments:

  1. The muffins look cute:) I love spice muffins...

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  2. Yumm!!vegan muffins looks irresistable..

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  3. Muffins look yummy! Send some here..

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  4. The muffins look delicious and I loved that you used whole wheat flour and applesauce in them :-)

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  5. Hi,What can be substituted for Apple sauce?

    Saf

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  6. Anonymous,
    You could use mashed banana in its place but then it will become Vegan banana muffins. You could use sour cream too but then it won't be vegan.

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  7. Hello Champa,

    I made these muffins today and they turned out to be very good, soft and fluffy. I used whole wheat flour completely and added 1/4 cup of wheat bran too + chia gel. Thank you very much for sharing such wonderful recipe.

    Warm Regards
    Raji

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