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Dried cranberry and pecan muffins

Are you looking for a last-minute gift?! These dried cranberry and pecan muffins will definitely put a smile on someone's face these holidays. They are easy to make, delicious and healthy!

Vegan, refined sugar free, gluten free, soy free | 10 muffins | DESSERT



  • 50g dried cranberries
  • 50g pecans
  • 200g plain flour
  • 25g cocoa powder
  • 25g cocoa protein powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 50g chocolate chips


  • 70ml vegetable oil
  • 70ml orange juice
  • 120ml water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste
  • 175g coconut sugar



1.Roughly chop the dried cranberries and pecans and set aside until needed.

2.In a large mixing bowl, add all the wet ingredients and whisk well, to dissolve the sugar.

3.In a separate bowl, add all the dry ingredients, except from the cranberries, pecans and chocolate chips, and combine them.

4.Sieve the dry ingredients in the wet, and fold with a spatula, until the batter is just combined. Do not overmix.

5.Add 3/4 of the chopped cranberries and pecans into the batter, along with some chocolate chips (keep the rest to decorate), and fold them in the batter gently.

6.Place 10 muffin cases into a muffin tin and divide the batter into 10 muffins.

7.Add some pecan, cranberries and chocolate chips on top of each muffin and bake in a preheated oven at 180°C for 20 minutes.

8.Let them cool down before you serve them.




*Use gluten free flour, if you prefer them without gluten.

*If you don't use muffin cases, make sure to grease your muffin tin with some oil.

*You can store them covered on the counter up to 2 days, in the fridge up to 4 and in the freezer up to 3 months.

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