Vegan Cinnamon Sugar Doughnut Muffins #vegandoughnut #veganmuffins

These Fluffy Vegan Cinnamon Sugar Doughnut Muffins are sweet and delicious! This easy vegan muffin recipe is perfect for breakfast or as an after-school snack.

You’ll Need:

For the muffins:

  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 3/4 whole wheat flour
  • 3/4 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 8 ounces applesauce (unsweetened)
  • 4 ounces almond milk
  • 4 ounces olive oil (you may use canola or coconut if you prefer)
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • For the topping:
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

Glaze (optional):

  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 teaspoons almond milk, more if needed


  1. Preheat oven to 400 (F). Grease or line muffin tray, set aside.
  2. In a large bowl stir together flours, sugar, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon. In a separate bowl, whisk together applesauce, almond milk, oil, and maple syrup. Mix the wet ingredients into the dry, stirring until combined.
  3. Fill the muffin cups 2/3 of the way full, sprinkle each with a little cinnamon sugar, and bake for 18 to 20 minutes. Let cool in the pan for at least 20 minutes, then transfer to a cooling rack to cool completely.


  1. In a small bowl, combine the ingredients until smooth. Drizzle over muffins.