Sunday, July 29, 2007

Blueberry Applesauce Muffins

I wanted to try a new vegan muffin recipe today since I finally was able to dig up some old vegetarian cookbooks.
I had all the ingredients at the house to make Applesauce Muffins from "How it all Vegan!".
Instead of using raisins & cinnamon, I substituted with dried blueberries, ginger powder & a little freshly grated ginger. These muffins were disappointing! They turned out dense & lacked flavor. The recipe states that the batter makes 6 muffins & I got 9 large, rubbery and nasty tasting muffins. I think the recipe's lack of oil, sugar/sweetener & large amount of flour contributes to the taste & texture that I'm not very fond of. That or I somehow over mixed & totally pulverized this recipe, which is a highly likely possibility. :/ But if you're interested, give it a may have better luck.
Applesauce Muffins

2 cups flour
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp cinnamon (I used ginger + small amount of cinnamon)

1/2 cup soy milk
1 tblspn apple cider vinegar
2 tblspn oil (coconut oil)
1/3 cup maple syrup
1 cup applesauce

3/4 cup raisins (dried blueberries)
  • Preheat oven to 375F.
  • Line 6-9 muffins tins.
  • Sift together flour, salt, soda & ginger + cinnamon.
  • Add milk, vinegar, oil, maple syrup, applesauce & dried fruit.
  • Mix together gently until "just mixed". Divide among lined tins.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes. I think I had to bake mine for about 25 minutes. Test with a knife or toothpick.
Wanna try some spelt flour blueberry muffins?


Anna said...

Your muffins look great! I'm trying to find healthy muffin recipes that my daughter will eat. Unfortunately, she does like blueberries so it's kind of a challenge. She's not really into cooked fruit either. Love your blog! Just found it.

laura said...

thanks for this recipe! they turned out great.