What's even better than banana bread? A warm, fragrant loaf of spiced pumpkin banana muffins! This recipe takes everything you love about banana bread and transforms it into muffins with a healthy dose of whole wheat flour, maple syrup, and spices like ginger and cinnamon. These vegan muffins are perfect as a healthy breakfast or snack. A warm cup of tea or coffee alongside makes for the perfect complement on a chilly day.

Vegan Pumpkin Banana Bread Muffins

  • Prep Time:15 mins
  • Cook Time:25 mins
  • Total Time:40 mins
  • Servings:12
  • Easy


  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ginger
  • pinch nutmeg and cloves
  • 3 overripe bananas
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
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  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 350°F and line a muffin tin with cupcake liners. Set out all of the ingredients you will need.

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  • Step 2

    In a large bowl, combine flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, and spices with a large spoon.

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  • Step 3

    In a medium bowl, mash the bananas.

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  • Step 4

    Add the pumpkin, maple syrup, canola oil, and vanilla extract to the bananas and mix to combine.

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  • Step 5

    Pour the wet ingredients into the flour mixture and mix with a large spoon until just combined.

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  • Step 6

    Divide batter evenly into the 12 cupcake liners.

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  • Step 7

    Put the muffin tin in the oven and bake for 24-25 minutes, until the tops of the muffins are golden-brown or until a toothpick can be inserted cleanly. Place the muffins on a cooling rack for 15 min.

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Try these muffins with a homemade pumpkin spice latte. If you're looking for more vegan-inspired, winter treats, check out this simple 5- Ingredient banana bread or these chai cupcakes.