Pumpkin Pecan Chocolate Chip Muffins- Vegan, Gluten-Free, Refined Sugar-Free & Oil-Free

Ever have left over pumpkin that you don’t know what to do with? Welcome to my delicious solution for this predicament!

Who knew that muffins that were free of gluten, starch, dairy, eggs, refined sugar, and oil/butter/margarine could be so moist and delicious?!?!

Well I sure didn’t until I came up with these. Whenever I get a craving for muffins, I look no further than this recipe.

Pumpkin Pecan Chocolate Chip Muffins

Pumpkin, chocolate, pecans, oh my! These are so wonderfully moist, it’s hard to just have one!

Serves 14


  • 1 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 6 tbsp unsweetened original almond milk
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar (any granulated sugar will work)
  • 1/4 cup ground flax seed
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 cup gluten free oat flour
  • 1 cup sorghum flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 cup dairy-free chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In bowl mix together first 9 ingredients (pumpkin, applesauce, maple syrup, almond milk, coconut sugar, flax seed, cinnamon, pumpkin pie spice and apple cider vinegar) until smooth.
  3. In a second bowl mix together oat flour, sorghum flour, baking soda, baking powder and sea salt.
  4. Add second bowl to the first bowl and mix until combined.
  5. Stir in chocolate chips and pecans.
  6. Drop batter into greased or lined muffin tin (I like to use an ice cream scoop for this).
  7. Bake for 25 to 27 minutes.
  8. Let cool in pan for 5 minutes before removing to cooling rack.
  9. Enjoy!

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Step 6:

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Step 9:

Now if you’ll excuse me, I’ve got some muffins to enjoy!

xoxo Erin

UPDATE! This recipe has been shared at Real Food Wednesdays.


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