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Vegan Pumpkin Muffins with almond meal crumble

Vegan Pumpkin Muffins with Crumble [V] [GF Friendly]

A simple vegan pumpkin muffin recipe that can be made gluten-free, is vegan, and lightly sweetened for a guilt free indulgence.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12 muffins
Calories 202 kcal


  • 1 tbsp ground flaxseed mix with 4 tbsp water for flax egg
  • ¾ cup pumpkin puree
  • 2 tbsp banana puree
  • 3 tbsp maple syrup
  • ½ cup cane sugar
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ½ cup almond flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour can sub gluten-free flour for GF
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp ground ginger
  • pinch nutmeg
  • tsp cloves

Streusel Topping

  • 3 tbsp cane sugar
  • 1.5 tbsp coconut oil
  • 3 tbsp almond meal
  • cup chopped pecans or walnuts


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Line muffin tin with muffin liners or these silicone liners. If you don't have liners, generously grease them with olive or coconut oil.
  • Mix the flax and water in a small bowl and set aside. This takes a few minutes to thicken.
  • Mix together banana, pumpkin puree, sugar, salt, maple syrup, oil, and vanilla extract.
  • Stir in the spices, baking powder, then add the water and flax egg.
  • Finally fold in the almond flour and the whole wheat flour. Ensure all ingredients are well incorporated.
  • In a second small bowl, mix together the streusel ingredients if you choose to use it.
  • Divide the batter into muffin tins, filling them about 3/4 full. Top the muffins with the streusel mix.
  • Bake for about 30 minutes, watching to see when the topping starts to brown.
  • Remove from heat and allow to cool. Serve fresh or store for 4 days.


You can sub gluten-free all purpose flour to make these gluten free. 
For more of a brown colored crumble on top, mix in cinnamon or pumpkin spice to the streusel ingredients. 


Serving: 1muffinCalories: 202kcalCarbohydrates: 26gProtein: 3gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gSodium: 122mgPotassium: 99mgFiber: 3gSugar: 15gVitamin A: 2387IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 70mgIron: 1mg
Keyword muffins, pumpkin muffin, vegan pumpkin muffin
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