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cinnamon sugar muffin

Vegan Cinnamon Sugar Muffins

  • Author: Liz Thomson
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 35 mins
  • Yield: 12 1x
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: Breakfast
  • Diet: Vegan


These vegan cinnamon sugar muffins are light and fluffy with plenty of sweet, cinnamon flavor! These are perfect for breakfast on the go or enjoy them as an afternoon snack!


Units Scale
  • 1 cup granulated sugar, plus 2 tablespoons for topping
  • 3 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 3/4 cup almond milk or non-dairy milk
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Combine 2 teaspoons of cinnamon with 2 tablespoons of sugar and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the flour, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, 1 cup granulated sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  4. Add the coconut oil, non-dairy milk, applesauce, and vanilla.
  5. Stir until just combined. Do not over mix.
  6. Fill muffin cups 2/3 of the way full. It should make 12 muffins.
  7. Top each muffin with the cinnamon sugar mixture.
  8. Bake for 19-21 minutes until golden brown.


This post was originally published in 2014. Updated in 2021.

Keywords: vegan cinnamon sugar muffins