Pumpkin Spice Muffins

Recipe provided courtesy of Carrie Forrest, author of the website Carrie on Vegan, and creator of the best-selling, healthy recipe app for iPhones and iPads, Vegan Delish.

Pumpkin Spice MuffinsIngredients:

2 cups garbanzo bean flour
1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
1 tablespoon flax meal
1/2 cup raisins
10 large pitted dates
1/2 cup canned pumpkin puree
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup unsweetened non-dairy milk
1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce


1. Preheat oven to 350° F (180°C) and locate a 12-well non-stick muffin tin.

2. To a large bowl add flour, pumpkin pie spice, flax meal, and raisins. Stir to blend.

3. In a high-speed blender, combine dates, pumpkin puree, vanilla, non-dairy milk, and applesauce. Process on high for 1 minute.

4. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and stir to blend. Distribute mixture evenly among the wells and bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until golden on top. Set aside to cool for at least 10 minutes before gently removing muffins.