Vegan Sweet Potato Cupcakes

12 Vegan Sweet Potato Cupcakes on Metal Cooling Rack. Photo Credit: Michael Mann


  • 1 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ginger
  • 1/8 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup vegan butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup organic sugar
  • Vegan egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup vegan buttermilk
  • 3/4 cup sweet potato puree


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line 12 muffin cup with liner or lightly grease with a little cooking spray. Add in the Vegan egg or substitute.
  • In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg. In a small bowl mix together the butter and sugar, until light and fluffy. Combine the bowls and add in the flax egg. Measure out the plant-based milk and add the lemon juice. Let sit for 1 minute and then add in to the mix. Finally add in the vanilla and stir until everything is combined.
  • Fill the muffin cups about 2/3 of the way full, roughly 2 heaping teaspoons worth. Bake for about 20 minutes or until tooth pick inserted into center comes out clean.
  • Cool for about 5 minutes in the muffin tin before removing the cupcakes to place a wire rack to cool further. Enjoy!

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