Go Back
Delicious Vegan Date Muffins
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
40 mins
Servings: 24 muffins
  • Vegan butter for greasing pan
  • 3 ¼  cup flour sifted, plus additional for dusting pan
  • cups pitted dates quartered
  • 1 1/2 cup boiling water
  • tablespoon coconut oil
  • cup  of sugar of choice (coconut, maple, date, etc)
  • flax egg mix 1 tbsp ground flax seeds with 3 tbsps warm water
  • 1 ½  teaspoons  baking powder
  • teaspoon  baking soda
  • teaspoon  salt
  • ½  teaspoon ground cloves
  • ¼  teaspoon  nutmeg
  • cup chopped pecans or other nuts
  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Line two cupcake pan with 12 cupcake liners and grease each liner with cooking oil spray; set aside.
  2. Mix the ground flax seeds with water and set aside.
  3. In a mixing bowl, combine the dates, coconut oil and boiling water. Set aside to cool, stirring frequently. In a separate bowl, combine the sugar and flax egg; whisk to combine. Add to the date mixture and stir well until combined.
  4. In a large mixing bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cloves, and nutmeg. Add the date and sugar mixture and stir just until combined. Stir in the nuts.
  5. Divide batter between the pans. Bake until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, being careful not to overbake; 25 minutes to 35 minutes. Cool for 10 minutes, then remove from pan and finish cooling on a rack.