Vegan Chocolate Muffins Recipe

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Vegan Chocolate Muffins
  • Dairy-free
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
Preparation Time15 mins
Cooking Time20 mins
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories252 Kcal13%
Fat13 g19%
Saturated Fat4.5 g23%


  • 100g dairy free spread
  • 85g caster sugar
  • 1tsp vanilla extract
  • 150g plain flour
  • ½tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • ¾tsp baking powder
  • 25g dairy free cocoa powder
  • 130ml dairy free milk (such as almond milk)

To decorate:

  • 100g dairy free chocolate

You will need:

  • a 9-hole muffin tin lined with paper cases


  1. Heat the oven to 180C, gas 4. Place the spread, sugar and vanilla extract in a heavy-based saucepan and heat gently until melted. Mix until smooth, then set aside to cool slightly.

  2. Sift the flour, bicarbonate of soda, baking powder and cocoa powder in a bowl and mix to combine.

  3. Mix in the spread mixture, then stir in the milk in 2 additions. Spoon the mixture equally between the muffin cases and bake for 15-20 minutes or until a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean.

  4. To decorate, place the chocolate in a heatproof bowl set over a pan of barely simmering water and heat until melted. drizzle or pipe over the cooled muffins.