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5 from 4 votes

One Bowl Vegan Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins

Vegan Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins. Easy One Bowl Pumpkin Spice muffins with vegan cream cheese filled in them. Warm spices, full of pumpkin, all whole grain Spelt flour. Garnish with pumpkin seeds or chocolate chips. Make with or without cream cheese. Vegan Breakfast Recipe Makes 12 regular size muffins.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12
Calories: 150kcal
Author: Vegan Richa


  • 1 3/4 cups spelt flour
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar Use 2 tbsp more for sweeter
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar or brown sugar other sugar of choice
  • 2 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 to 3 tsp pumpkin pie spice 11/2 tsp cinnamon, 1/2 tsp ginger, 1/4 to 1/3 tsp nutmeg, 1/8 tsp cloves


  • 1 cup pureed pumpkin not pumpkin pie mix
  • 1/2 cup non dairy milk
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1 tablespoons molasses add 2 tbsp for stronger flavor
  • 1 tsp lemon juice

For filling

  • 1/2 cup cream cheese softened (I used tofutti)
  • pumpkin seeds or vegan mini chocolate chips optional


  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F / 200ºc
  • in a bowl, whisk the dry ingredients until well combined.
  • Add the rest of the wet ingredients and mix well. it will take a minute or 2 for the pumpkin puree to combine well. There should be no streaks of pumpkin. Add a tbsp more non dairy milk if needed.
  • Fill the muffin tins to about half.
  • Add a 1 tsp or more cream cheese in the middle and fill the rest to about 3/4 full. * You can add a Tbsp of sugar plus a pinch of cinnamon to the cream cheese before filling if you want it to be sweet.
  • Even it out. sprinkle pumpkin seeds or chocolate chips or other topping of choice.
  • Bake at 400 degrees F  / 200ºc for 15 minutes, reduce temperature to 350 and continue to bake for 6 to 7 minutes. or until a toothpick test comes out clean.
  • Cool for a few minutes before removing from the muffin pan. then cool completely on a cooling rack before storing. Store on the counter if consuming within a few hours. Refrigerate for upto a few days.


You can make these with unbleached white flour/ap flour as well.
For variation: add cranberries or chocolate chips to the batter.
To make without the filling, fill the muffin cups to about 3/4 and bake.
Nutritional values based on one serving


Calories: 150kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 128mg | Potassium: 177mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 3305IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 73mg | Iron: 1.4mg