Vegan Flourless Gingerbread Muffins recipe

Vegan Flourless Gingerbread Muffins

This vegan flourless gingerbread muffin recipe includes fresh ginger, molasses, and spices and tastes like the holidays. These make-ahead gluten-free muffins use oat flour and no refined sugar for a healthy Christmas morning breakfast or snack!
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword flourless gingerbread muffins, vegan gingerbread
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Resting Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 145kcal
Author Marisa Moore, RDN


  • ¾ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • ¼ cup molasses
  • 2 tbsp avocado oil (any neutral tasting oil)
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ inch peeled and chopped fresh ginger
  • 2 cups oat flour (see post to make your own)
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tbsp gingerbread spice mix (or 1 t cinnamon, ½ tsp ground allspice, ginger, cloves & nutmeg)


  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Prepare a standard muffin pan with liners.
  • Blend the applesauce, maple syrup, molasses, lemon juice, vanilla, oil, and chopped fresh ginger until smooth. Add puree to the dry ingredients and mix just until combined. Let sit 10 minutes.
  • Fill each muffin well ¾ with batter. Bake 20-25 minutes or just until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Remove from the oven and enjoy warm or cool and store in the refrigerator up to 3 days. 


Calories: 145kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 14g