vegan pineapple mini cupcakes

pine1Today I decided to bake. Since my blogs called craving pineapple, I thought making mini pineapple upside down cupcakes was totally in order. These are super rich and they are VEGAN. Personally I have been Vegan for nearly a year and a half, well its sometimes not easy it fun testing out new recipes. It still blows my mind that its totally possible and delicious baking without eggs and milk.  I look forward to bringing you more vegan related posts in the future.



6tbsp Vegan Butter or Margarine

1/2cup Soy Milk

1cup Plain Flour

1 ½tsp Baking Powder

1/4tsp Salt

1/3cup Applesauce

3/4cup Sugar


For the Topping

6tbsp Vegan Butter or Margarine

¾ brown sugar

1can Pineapple Rings


  1. Heat oven to 180degrees. Spray oil evenly throughout a 12-cup muffin pan.
  2. Microwave butter and milk for 2mins or until melted, then set aside
  3. Prepare the pineapple topping, by placing ½tbsp butter and 1tbsp of brown sugar into each muffin cup. Place pan in oven to melt for 3min.
  4. Cut pineapple rings into quarters and then place 2 pieces of the pineapple into the bottom of each cup.
  5. In a large bowl mix applesauce and sugar together. Then add flour, salt and baking powder to same bowl mixing well until combine.
  6. Add milk/butter mix to the large bowl mixture and mix together.
  7. Pour batter into muffin pan. Cook for 20-25 minutes until golden brown.
  8. Once cooked place pan onto a rack and allow to cool for 5 mins. Loosen each muffin by running a knife around the edges. Then flip the tray over some backing paper and allow to cool down completely.
  9. Serve and enjoy yummm…

Shout Out to The Vegetarian Ilokana for this recipe.

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