Fluffy Vegan Banana Muffins (GF, RSF)

What could be better than biting into a fluffy vegan banana muffin? Basically nothing. That’s why you need to make this fluffy banana muffin recipe. Sweetened with bananas and a touch of maple syrup, it makes for the perfect mid morning snack or post-dinner dessert. These muffins are also gluten-free and refined sugar-free. Like I said, what could be better than this?

Fluffy vegan banana muffins cut in half

These muffins are also gluten-free since they are made with almond flour and oat flour. However, oats can sometimes contain traces of gluten, so if you are gluten intolerant it’s best to make sure the oat bag says it is certified gluten-free.

Ingredients needed to make these fluffy vegan banana muffins

For these muffins, you’ll need some wet and dry ingredients. For the wet, you will need bananas, peanut butter, maple syrup, and almond milk. As for the dry ingredients, you’ll need flax seeds (for the flax egg), almond flour, oat flour, baking powder and baking soda, some cinnamon, and chocolate chips.

Fluffy vegan banana muffins close up

It would be a crime to not make these muffins since it only takes about 30 minutes to make, and gives you 12 muffins. Perfect to keep for the week whenever hunger strikes!

These fluffy vegan banana muffins are:

  • Soft
  • Naturally sweet
  • Moist (I know, sorry for using this word, but they are!)
  • Warm
  • Fluffy
Fluffy vegan banana muffins

How to store these fluffy vegan banana muffins

You can place these muffins in an airtight container in the fridge for up to one week. You can also freeze them by placing them in an airtight container and putting them in the freezer for up to one month.

If you love all things banana, try my banana bread energy balls! They are no bake, chewy, soft, and so delicious!

fluffy vegan banana muffins

Fluffy Banana Muffins (GF, RSF)

Riri’s Recipes
These fluffy vegan banana muffins are also gluten-fee and refined sugar-free. They make the perfect afternoon snack or dessert!
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Dessert, Snack
Servings 12 muffins


  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 1 flax egg (1 tbsp flax, 3 tbsp hot water)
  • 1 tbsp natural peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup almond milk
  • 1 1/2 cups almond flour
  • 1/2 cup oat flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips


  • Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  • Make flax egg: In a small bowl, add 1 tbsp flax seeds and 3 tbsp hot water and let sit for 5 minutes.
  • If you do not have oat flour, take a food processor and pulse 1/2 of oats until blended into a flour texture. Remove from food processor and place in a separate bowl.
  • In the bowl, add in all dry ingredients and mix until all dry ingredients are combined.
  • In a food processor, add in all wet ingredients, including flax egg and pulse until all ingredients are well combined.
  • Add dry ingredients to wet and use a spatula to mix batter together.
  • Fold in chocolate chips with spatula.
  • Line or spray a muffin tray with muffin liners or cooking spray and scoop dough with cookie scooper to make sure all muffins have an equal amount of batter in them. Top muffins with additional chocolate chips.
  • Place in oven and let cook for 30 minutes at 350ºF.
  • Once they are cooked, remove from oven and let cool for at least 10-15 minutes. Remove from muffin tray and place in an air tight container.
  • Enjoy!


How to store: place muffins in an airtight container in the fridge for up to one week.
How to freeze: place muffins in airtight container in the freezer for up to one month. Before eating, leave out for 30 minutes, then place in microwave to heat up. 
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Author: Riri's Recipes

Hi and welcome to Riri's Recipes! This blog is here to be your guide to healthy, nutritious, and simple recipes! My goal is to share my love of food with the rest of you, and hopefully inspire others to be as passionate about food like I am. This blog will contain healthier versions of classic desserts and meals, as well as my own personal creations. Food is FUEL, and it is so important to feed our bodies what they need in order to perform at their best. Eating mindfully and intuitively will help us keep our bodies and mind at peace, making us healthier and happier living beings. That being said, happy eating!

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