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Vegan banana berry muffins

Vegan Banana Berry Muffins

Vegan banana berry muffins

I love this recipe for vegan banana berry muffins — it is wholefood, plant-based and vegan. Now you can eat cake every day and feel good!

Makes: 12 muffins



  • 1 cup fresh Medjool dates, pitted & chopped
  • ½ cup hot water
  • 3 large very ripe bananas, mashed
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • ½ cup apple purée
  • 2 tsp vanilla essence
  • 2½ cups rolled oats, blitzed to flour in blender or oat flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 × 125g punnet fresh blueberries
  • 1 × 125g punnet raspberries
  1. Preheat oven to 180°C.
  2. Place greased baking paper into each hole of 12-hole muffin tin.
  3. Combine half chopped dates and ½ cup hot water in small bowl. Stand for 10 mins to soften dates.
  4. Place mashed bananas, soaked dates with soaking water, maple syrup, apple purée and vanilla essence into blender and blend until smooth. Set aside.
  5. In large mixing bowl, place oat flour, baking powder, bicarb, cinnamon and remaining chopped dates. Mix well, then add banana mixture and mix well with a fork. Pour into prepared muffin tin.
  6. Mix berries and distribute evenly into each of the muffins, pushing into muffin batter.
  7. Bake for about 30 mins. Remove from oven and muffin tin and place on cake rack to cool.


Adam Guthrie

Adam is a vegan whose passion for food began with a life-threatening illness and continues today in a lifestyle built around healthy cooking and eating. Adam is a qualified chef and wellness coach who specialises in a wholefood, plant-based diet. Adam shares how to prepare delicious, healthy food for health, energy and vitality. He conducts online healthy eating and wellness programs and gives keynote talks, live cooking demonstrations and cooking classes on the subject of healthy eating and living well.