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Vegan Banana-Walnut Muffins
© John Kernick

Vegan Banana-Walnut Muffins

  • ACTIVE: 15 MIN
  • TOTAL TIME: 1 HR
  • SERVINGS: Makes 9 muffins
  • MAKE-AHEAD

These simple vegan muffins are moist, with irresistibly crispy edges.

  1. 3/4 cup all-purpose gluten-free flour, preferably Bob's Red Mill (see Note)
  2. 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  3. 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  4. 1/4 teaspoon xanthan gum, preferably Bob's Red Mill (see Note)
  5. 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  6. 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
  7. 3/4 cup mashed banana (from 1 large banana)
  8. 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
  9. 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  10. 2 1/2 tablespoons canola oil
  11. 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  12. 1 tablespoon light agave nectar
  13. 3/4 cup chopped walnuts (3 ounces)
  1. Preheat the oven to 350°. Line 9 muffin cups with paper liners.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk the flour with the baking soda, baking powder, xanthan gum, cinnamon and salt. In a medium bowl, whisk the mashed banana and applesauce with the brown sugar, oil, vanilla and agave. Stir in the dry ingredients just until incorporated, then stir in half of the walnuts.
  3. Spoon the batter into the muffin cups, filling each one three-quarters full. Top with the remaining walnuts. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes, until the muffins are golden and a tester inserted in the center comes out clean. Transfer the muffins to a rack to cool slightly before serving.
Make Ahead The muffins can be stored at room temperature for 2 days. Notes Xanthan gum is used to add volume to baked goods. Like gluten-free flour, it is available at natural food shops and supermarkets or at bobsredmill.com.
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