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Vegan and Gluten Free Banana Chocolate Muffins

  • Author: Shannon Leparski
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 25
  • Total Time: 35
  • Yield: 12 1x
  • Category: Baking, Muffins
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: Vegan, Snack, Breakfast
  • Diet: Vegan


Vegan and Gluten Free Banana Chocolate Muffins. Whole food ingredients, moist, fabulously delicious!! Naturally sweetened with banana and coconut sugar.



2 ripe bananas, mashed

1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce

1/3 cup coconut sugar

2 tablespoons melted coconut oil

1 teaspoon espresso or instant coffee (optional; brings out the chocolate flavor!!)

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 cup almond flour

3/4 cup oat flour

1/3 cup hemp seeds

1/4 cup chocolate vegan protein powder

1/4 cup cacao powder

2 tablespoons ground flaxseed

3/4 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon sea salt

optional: top with vegan chocolate chips!


Preheat oven to 350F. Line a muffin tin with liners or spray with cooking spray.

In a mixing bowl, add the mashed bananas, applesauce, coconut sugar, coconut oil, espresso and vanilla extract. Mix until very smooth and creamy.

Next, add in the almond flour, oat flour, hemp seeds, protein powder, cacao powder, ground flax, baking soda, and sea salt. Mix again until well-combined.

Spoon mixture evenly into muffin tin. Makes 12 muffins!

Bake for 25 minutes. Cool muffins in pan for 10 minutes before transferring to a cooling rack to cool completely.

Store in the refrigerator in an airtight container.

Keywords: vegan banana muffins, gluten free vegan chocolate banana muffins, vegan gluten free chocolate muffins

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