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Vegan Cucurbita Muffins

What you need: 

1 ripe banana

1/3 cup pure maple syrup

3/4 cup sugar

1/4 cup canola oil

1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

1/2 cup unsweetened apple sauce

1 10" Zucchini, shredded (can dice a handful if you like cooked chunks in muffins)

3/4 - 1 cup pumpkin puree

fresh ginger (about 1/2 teaspoon, shredded)

2 cups flour

1.5 teaspoons baking soda

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

1/4 teaspoon nutmeg

Pecans (whole)




What you do: 

This recipe can be prepared using one large mixing bowl. 

Pre-heat oven to 350F

Mash banana in the bowl

Add the sugar, maple syrup, canola oil, vanilla extract, and apple sauce. Stir to combine.

Add zucchini and pumpkin and stir to combine.

Add flour, baking soda, salt, and spices all together. Combine with pumpkin/zucchini mixture.

Oil the muffin tins.

Fill each tin with batter. Top each with one or two whole pecans.

Bake for 20-25 minutes (until an inserted skewer comes out dry).

Remove from over and allow to cool for 15 minutes.



Preparation Time: 
Cooking Time: 
One dozen large muffins
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