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Orange Pecan Muffins and one single muffin is up close and centered. Icing is dripping over the edge and piling onto white muffin cup. Sitting on a open weave straw mat.
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Orange Pecan Muffins

Vegan Orange Pecan Muffins are a meal in themselves. They’re packed full of fiber, nuts, and citrus flavor.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Muffins
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 10 Muffins
Calories 210kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup vegan bran cereal, processed to crumbs
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil or oil of your choice
  • 1 tablespoon chia seed meal or flax seed meal
  • 3 tablespoons water to mix with the chia seed meal or flax seed meal
  • 1/4 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1/2 cup dairy free milk of your choice
  • 3/4 cup pecans, chopped

For the Drizzle:

  • juice of one orange
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400°F. Place muffin liners in 10 muffin cups.
    To make the drizzle: Mix the orange juice and
    powdered sugar together. If it does not seem thin
    enough, you can add water, ½ teaspoon at a time.
    Drizzle right onto the center of each muffin and allow it
    to go over the sides.
  • In a medium-size bowl, combine the flour, cereal, coconut sugar, baking powder, and salt. Mix well. 
  • Pour in the coconut oil and mix well. Add the orange juice and dairy free milk and stir well.
  • Mix the chia seed meal and water together in a small bowl to gel for a few seconds and then add to the bowl and mix well.
  • Fold in the pecans.
  • Divide the batter among the prepared muffin cups. Bake for 20 minutes.
  • Let cool for 10 minutes and then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

For the Drizzle:

  • Mix the orange juice and powdered sugar together. If it does not seem thin enough, you can add water, ½ teaspoon at a time.
  • Drizzle right onto the center of each muffin and allow it
    to go over the sides.

Nutrition

Serving: 1Muffin | Calories: 210kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Sodium: 144mg | Potassium: 145mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 85IU | Vitamin C: 3.1mg | Calcium: 57mg | Iron: 1.8mg