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Pink Mini Muffins – Fast, EASY, no-mixer muffins that are accidentally VEGAN!! No butter, dairy, or eggs, and you won’t miss them! Pink mini muffins with sprinkles on top will make everyone SMILE this Valentine’s Day!!

Pink Mini Muffins - Fast, EASY, no-mixer muffins that are accidentally VEGAN!! No butter, dairy, or eggs, and you won't miss them! Pink mini muffins with sprinkles on top will make everyone SMILE this Valentine's Day!!

I’ve got the perfect Valentine’s Day treat for anyone who wants to spread some happiness, cheer, and make everyone smile. If pink mini muffins with sprinkles don’t make them smile, nothing will.

When my daughter came home from school and saw these waiting, the smile on her face was huge.

The muffins are fast, easy, you don’t need a mixer, and they’re accidentally vegan. That’s right – no butter, no dairy, no eggs – but you would never guess it based on how fabulous they taste.

Pink Mini Muffins - Fast, EASY, no-mixer muffins that are accidentally VEGAN!! No butter, dairy, or eggs, and you won't miss them! Pink mini muffins with sprinkles on top will make everyone SMILE this Valentine's Day!!

In my opinion, oil keeps muffins, cakes, and quick breads softer and springier than butter does so it was a no brainer to reach for oil over butter. And there’s only 1/3 cup in the whole batch.

I used Silk Light Original Almondmilk instead of regular milk. Silk is rooted in providing delicious dairy-free products that inspire people to live a life grounded in positive choices that offer both taste and nutrition. Silk products are dairy-free, lactose-free, cholesterol-free, and free from artificial flavors, colors, and preservatives.

Pink Mini Muffins - Fast, EASY, no-mixer muffins that are accidentally VEGAN!! No butter, dairy, or eggs, and you won't miss them! Pink mini muffins with sprinkles on top will make everyone SMILE this Valentine's Day!!

I’m a huge Silk fan and use it all the time from baking to savory applications to smoothies. Did you see the Cinnamon Sugar Pumpkin Bread <—viral hitCaramel Apple Muffins, Make-Ahead Smoothie Freezer Packs, and Tomato Basil Soup that I recently made with it? I’m telling you I use a ton of Silk.

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Pink Mini Muffins - Fast, EASY, no-mixer muffins that are accidentally VEGAN!! No butter, dairy, or eggs, and you won't miss them! Pink mini muffins with sprinkles on top will make everyone SMILE this Valentine's Day!!

Although you don’t have to top the muffins with sprinkles, I couldn’t resist. The sprinkles just make them that much cuter.

Whoever thinks mini food tastes better, raise your hand. My hand is up.

Pink Mini Muffins - Fast, EASY, no-mixer muffins that are accidentally VEGAN!! No butter, dairy, or eggs, and you won't miss them! Pink mini muffins with sprinkles on top will make everyone SMILE this Valentine's Day!!

The muffins are a great classroom or birthday party treat when you’re asked to make treats for kids with a million different dietary restrictions.

Or change up the sprinkle choices slightly and they’re perfect for Easter, Mother’s Day, or baby and bridal showers.

Pink Mini Muffins - Fast, EASY, no-mixer muffins that are accidentally VEGAN!! No butter, dairy, or eggs, and you won't miss them! Pink mini muffins with sprinkles on top will make everyone SMILE this Valentine's Day!!

Pink Mini Muffins - Fast, EASY, no-mixer muffins that are accidentally VEGAN!! No butter, dairy, or eggs, and you won't miss them! Pink mini muffins with sprinkles on top will make everyone SMILE this Valentine's Day!!

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Pink Mini Muffins

By Averie Sunshine
Pink Mini Muffins - Fast, EASY, no-mixer muffins that are accidentally VEGAN!! No butter, dairy, or eggs, and you won't miss them! Pink mini muffins with sprinkles on top will make everyone SMILE this Valentine's Day!!
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 14 minutes
Additional Time: 11 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
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Ingredients  

Instructions 

  • Preheat oven to 375F. Spray two 12-count Non-Stick Mini Muffin Pans very well with floured cooking spray or grease and flour the pans; set aside. (I don’t prefer the cosmetic look of muffin liners and I am not sure if the paper will stick to the muffins). Alternatively, the recipe can be made as regular-sized muffins with baking time adjusted.
  • To a large bowl, add the flour, sugar, cinnamon, salt, and whisk to combine; set aside.
  • To a medium bowl, add the egg or egg replacer, Silk Light Original Almondmilk, oil, extracts, and whisk to combine.
  • Add the wet ingredients to the dry and stir to combine; don't overmix.
  • Add the red food coloring, as necessary, until desired color is achieved; stir to incorporate.
  • Turn batter out into prepared muffin pans. Fill each cavity 2/3 to 3/4 full; don't overfill or muffins will overflow.
  • Optionally, evenly sprinkle the top of each muffin with a generous pinch of sprinkles.
  • Bake for about 10 to 14 minutes, or until tops are domed, puffed, and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, or with a few moist crumbs dangling but no batter. I baked for 13 minutes, but because pan sizes, climates, and ovens vary, bake until done; watch your muffins and not the clock. If you’re baking as regular-sized muffins, my guess is about 20 to 22 minutes. Allow muffins to cool in pan for about 10 minutes before removing and placing on a rack to cool completely. Muffins will keep airtight at room temperature for up to 5 days, or in the freezer for up to 6 months.

Nutrition

Serving: 1, Calories: 59kcal, Carbohydrates: 12g, Protein: 1g, Fat: 1g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 8mg, Sodium: 66mg, Sugar: 6g

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

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  1. 4 stars
    I made these for Valentine’s Day for my family and friends – I used regular milk and eggs and I skipped the almond extract – everyone LOVED them! They thought they tasted like coffee cake and one person asked me for the recipe! I was looking for something pink for Valentine’s Day and am so glad I found this recipe! Great muffins!

  2. Oh my goodness, I want to make them all…..they all look delicious…..
    So can regular milk be used also instead of Silk? I have never used it…..

  3. They sound delicious, and I’m intrigued that they are vegan. But let’s be honest, the major selling point is that they are PINK AND ADORABLE. A perfect valentine treat!

  4. These are definitely cute! It has to be a challenge to supply treats for kids at school these days with so many allergies and food intolerances….it’s kind of difficult even at my office!