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Vegan Blood Orange Thyme Muffins


  • Author: Eat Drink Shrink
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 8-10 depending on size 1x

Ingredients

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  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup cane sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 1 large banana, mashed, 1/2 cup
  • 1/2 cup blood orange juice (3 oranges)
  • zest from 1 blood orange 
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsps fresh thyme

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F., line 8 standard-size muffin cups with paper liners. For standard-size muffins line 10 muffin cups. (optional) Fill the remaining cups with 1 to 2 tablespoons of water to help the muffins bake evenly.
  2. Whisk the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in a large bowl.
  3. Add melted coconut oil, mashed banana, room temp blood orange juice, vanilla extract, blood orange zest, and thyme to a bowl and whisk until smooth. If the mixture is too cold and coconut oil begins to solidify, simply pop in the microwave for a few seconds.
  4. Add wet to dry ingredient lightly combine. Do not over mix. (The muffin batter will be quite thick) Fill batter into the muffin cups. Garnish with blood orange triangles and additional thyme if desired.
  5. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick is inserted in the middle and comes out clean. If the tops begin to dry out simply make a tent with aluminum foil to prevent them from further drying out.

Notes

If you don’t have enough blood orange juice simply sub the remainder with almond milk

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1
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