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Vegan Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins on Plate by Muffin Tin

Vegan Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins


These Vegan Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins are made with no added sugar or oil, and can easily be made gluten-free as well. An easy and healthy recipe for breakfast or afternoon snack! 


Units Scale
  • 1 tbsp ground flaxseed + 3 tbsp water (1 flax egg)
  • 1 cup soy milk
  • 1 tbsp vinegar
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup oat flour (1 cup oats blended into powder)
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 cup vegan chocolate chips


  1. Mix flax and water in a small bowl and set aside.
  2. Combine soy milk and vinegar (to make buttermilk).
  3. Mix oats into prepared buttermilk.
  4. Let oats soak on counter for 1 hour.
  5. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  6. Spray a 12 cup muffin pan with nonstick spray, or line with muffin liners.
  7. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, and cinnamon in a large bowl.
  8. Add mashed banana, vanilla, and flax egg to oat mixture. Stir in dry ingredients until just combined.
  9. Fold in chocolate chips, and spoon into prepared muffin tin.
  10. Bake for 8-12 minutes, or until a knife inserted comes out clean.
  11. Let cool 5 minutes before removing from pan.
  12. Remove muffins from pan and let cool completely on wire cooling rack before storing.


  • use certified gluten-free oats and chocolate chips if needed.
  • can use low-fat milk, regular egg, and any chocolate chips if not strictly vegan.
  • can use whole wheat or all-purpose flour in place of oat flour, but may need to add additional milk if batter is too thick.
  • Prep Time: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 12 min
  • Category: Baked Goods
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1 muffin
  • Calories: 120
  • Sugar: 8
  • Sodium: 62
  • Fat: 4
  • Saturated Fat: 2
  • Unsaturated Fat: 2
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 19
  • Fiber: 3
  • Protein: 3
  • Cholesterol: 3

Keywords: vegan, baked goods, banana, chocolate chip, snack, breakfast, muffin