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Orange Cornmeal Muffins | occasionallyeggs.com

Orange Cornmeal Muffins

Vegan and sugar free cornmeal muffins with lots of orange, and topped with an orange slice for a little extra prettiness because why not? Whole grain, made with spelt flour, and super healthy.

Course Snack
Cuisine Vegan
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 12 muffins


  • 200 grams / 1 1/2 cups whole spelt flour
  • 160 grams / 1 cup cornmeal
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 80 grams / 1/4 cup packed soft dates
  • 70 grams / 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 375 ml / 1 1/2 cups oat or almond milk
  • Juice of 2 oranges ~1/4 cup
  • Zest of 2 oranges
  • Sliced orange for topping


  1. Preheat the oven to 180C / 350F and grease or line a standard muffin tin.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, cornmeal, baking powder, baking soda, vanilla, and salt.
  3. Add the dates, coconut oil, milk, orange juice, and orange zest to a blender. Blend until smooth, then add to the flour mixture and stir just to combine. Place equal amounts of the batter to the prepared muffin tin and top each with a slice of orange. Bake for 15-18 minutes, or until lightly golden.
  4. Let the muffins cool in the tin for 5-10 minutes before removing and cooling fully on a rack. Store in a sealed container for up to three days.