Muffin pan with whole wheat apple muffins

Whole Wheat Vegan Apple Muffins

These whole wheat vegan apple muffins are low in sugar, but rich in fiber and flavor! A perfect healthy snack for kids and adults alike.

Course Breakfast, Snack
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12 muffins
Calories 135 kcal
Author Snacking in Sneakers


  • 1 tbsp ground flax seed
  • 3 tbsp hot water
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup Sugar2.0 (or regular sugar)
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 1/2 cup vanilla almond milk (or coconut milk)
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 cups whole grain einkorn flour (or whole wheat pastry flour)
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 apple peeled and chopped


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Lightly grease a baking pan with cooking spray or coconut oil.
  2. Mix 1 tbsp ground flaxseed with 3 tbsp hot water in a small bowl. Set aside for a few minutes. (It will become gelatinous, like an egg).
  3. In a large mixing bowl or stand mixer, combine coconut oil, Sugar 2.0, applesauce, almond milk, and cinnamon. Add flax egg and mix until combined.
  4. Add whole grain flour, rolled oats, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Stir until everything is combined. Fold in the peeled and chopped apple.
  5. Pour batter into your muffin tin. Bake at 375 degrees for 16-20 minutes, or until a toothpick/knife comes out clean. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes



Nutrition analysis (approximate per muffin):

135 calories, 5.5 g fat, 4 g sat fat, 266 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 6.5 g fiber, 7 g sugar, 2 g protein, Vitamin A: 1%, Vitamin C: 5%, Calcium: 9%, Iron: 5%