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Vegan Apple Cider Muffin with Powdered Sugar on Top, with Tea Cup and Additional Muffins in the Background
Vegan Apple Cider Muffins
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
35 mins

These vegan apple cider muffins are moist, tender, and bursting with juicy apple chunks and crunchy walnuts! Easy to make and perfect for a snack, light dessert, or sweet breakfast.

Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 muffins
Calories: 181 kcal
Author: Alissa
  • 1 cup apple cider
  • cup canola oil (or baking oil of choice)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ cups whole wheat pastry flour (all-purpose flour works too)
  • ½ cup rolled oats
  • cup organic brown sugar
  • 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cloves
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 medium apple, peeled and diced (½ inch)
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts
  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F and line a 12-cup muffin tin with papers.

  2. Stir the apple cider, oil, and vanilla together in a small bowl or measuring cup.

  3. Stir the flour, oats, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and salt together in a medium mixing bowl.

  4. Pour the apple cider mixture into the bowl with the flour mixture. Stir everything together just until blended.

  5. Fold in the apple and walnuts.

  6. Divide the batter among the muffin cups.

  7. Place the muffin tin into the oven and bake until the tops are set, 20 to 22 minutes.

  8. Remove the tin from the oven and transfer it to a cooling rack. Let the muffins cool for at least a few minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts
Vegan Apple Cider Muffins
Amount Per Serving (1 muffin)
Calories 181 Calories from Fat 77
% Daily Value*
Fat 8.6g13%
Saturated Fat 0.7g4%
Sodium 151mg6%
Potassium 119mg3%
Carbohydrates 23.6g8%
Fiber 2.5g10%
Sugar 8.9g10%
Calcium 35mg4%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.