blueberry chocolate chip muffins with a bite shot and blueberries in a bowl in the background

These Vegan Blueberry Chocolate Chip Muffins are moist, fluffy and made in 1 bowl. Naturally sweetened with maple syrup and made with a blend of almond flour and oat flour to keep them gluten free. Perfect for breakfast, snacking and are freezer friendly too! (Oil Free + Refined Sugar Free)

blueberry chocolate muffins on a muffin liner with a bite in it

Welcome blueberry chocolate chip muffins, to the Okonomi Kitchen muffin family! I’m kinda obsessed with muffins and cupcakes ATM, I just can’t stop! They’re so fun and easy to make and they’re always there for me when I need a quick breakfast or snack.

Today, I’m muffin-i-fying a combo I adore: blueberries + chocolate. I think this combo is waaaay too underrated and never gets enough love compared to it’s chocolate strawberry sister. Time to show some love to this delicious duo! Let’s get bakin’, shall we?

ingredients for blueberry chocolate chip muffins in bowls on top of a marble back drop

How to Make Vegan Blueberry Chocolate Chip Muffins

I think its a summer thing but I get even more lazier with washing dishes so these healthy blueberry chocolate chip muffins are a 1-bowl + whisk kinda deal made with wholesome ingredients!

Ingredients Breakdown

  • Coconut Yogurt OR Silken Tofu Puree: These two are my absolute favourite egg + oil replacers. I find they yield a softer and more moist muffin vs. flax eggs and apple sauce (tends to be gummy). When I have both on hand, I’ll do half coconut yogurt and half tofu for the best of both worlds.
  • Maple Syrup: Provides sweetness and moisture.
  • Lemon Juice: Just a small amount not only helps react with the baking soda but also leaves a subtle flavour that is lovely with the chocolate and blueberries.
  • Oat Flour + Almond Flour + Potato Starch: The flour team for this recipe for the perfect muffin texture. And yes, you can also use corn starch or tapioca starch in this recipe with similar results.
  • Blueberries: Fresh or frozen! If using frozen, coat them well with the oat flour and add take them right out of the freezer so they don’t bleed too much juice.
  • Chocolate Chips: Mini, jumbo, regular or chunk– your call!

In addition, you will also need baking staples like vanilla, baking powder, baking soda and salt.

muffin bater in a white bowl and red spatula

The Directions

  1. Whisk together the wet ingredients: coconut yogurt/tofu (make sure it’s pureed first), maple syrup, lemon juice and vanilla extract.
  2. Mix in the dry ingredients: oat flour, almond flour, potato starch and salt. Sift in the baking powder and baking soda for even distribution. Then fold in the blueberries and chocolate chips. The batter should be thick but not stiff.
  3. Divide between 10 muffin cups and then bake them at 425 F for 5 minutes. Reduce the baking temperature to 350 F and bake for 18-20 minutes.
  4. Let them cool in the pan for no more than 3 minutes to prevent soggy wet muffins and then transfer them to a wire rack to fully cool.

How to Properly Store Muffins

  • To Store: Once muffins are completely cooled, then store in a paper towel lined air tight container at room temperature for up to 2 days.
  • To Freeze: Place the muffins in a air tight freezer safe bag or container and then freeze for up to 2 months. When ready, take them out and wrap them with a damp paper towel. Let them thaw at room temperature or microwave for 20 seconds. The damp paper towel prevents the muffins from drying out.
muffins cooling on a wire rack

Chocolate-y blueberry bursting wholesome ingredient packed muffin + a cup of iced coffee in the morning. This is my ideal summer morning.

3 chocolate chip blueberry muffins stacked on each other with a bowl of blueberries in the background

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blueberry chocolate chip muffins stack with a bite in one of the muffins

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blueberry chocolate muffins on a muffin liner with a bite in it

Vegan Chocolate Chip Blueberry Muffins

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  • Author: Lisa Kitahara
  • Total Time: 28 minutes
  • Yield: 10 muffins 1x


Easy Vegan Blueberry Chocolate Chip Muffins made with wholesome ingredients with just 1-bowl. Perfect for breakfast, snacking and are freezer friendly too! (Oil Free + Refined Sugar Free)


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  1. Pre-heat oven to 425 F. Grease or line 8 cups in a muffin tin.  
  2. Into a large mixing bowl, whisk together the coconut yogurt, maple syrup, lemon juice and vanilla extract. Add in the oat flour, almond flour, potato starch and salt. Sift in the baking powder and baking soda and stir until just combined. Fold in the blueberries and chocolate chips.
  3. Divide between 8 muffin cups and then bake for 5 minutes. Reduce the temperature to 350 F and then bake for another 18-20 minutes or until cooked through. Check by inserting a toothpick into the centre of the muffin, it should come out clean (few cooked crumbs are okay). As well, gently press the top of a muffin and check for it to spring back up. If it does, they’re ready to be taken out. 
  4. Let them cool in the pan for 2-3 minutes and then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely. Enjoy!


  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 18 minutes
  • Category: breakfast
  • Method: baking
  • Cuisine: vegan, gluten free, north american


  • Serving Size: 1 muffin
  • Calories: 119
  • Sugar: 13.5g
  • Sodium: 478mg
  • Fat: 10.7g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.6g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 2g
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 28.5g
  • Fiber: 3.3g
  • Protein: 7.1g
  • Cholesterol: 0

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I'm Lisa, a home cook, recipe developer and founder of Okonomi Kitchen. Here, you'll find a mix of classic and modernized Japanese recipes, and creative, plant-forward meal inspiration using seasonal ingredients. I hope to share more about Japanese cuisine and culture through food and recipes.

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  1. Wow, this recipe was amazing! Moist, fluffy and not crumbly. It tastes like a regular muffin! The potato starch did well as a gluten substitute so that you can “tear” the muffin. I used regular milk since we are not vegan, but this recipe was a hit and great option for my kiddo with wheat and egg allergies. I make a batch of 9 each time, and freeze. I put directly from freezer to oven to reheat. 325 degrees F for 15 minutes. Tastes great!

  2. My mom and I absolutely love these! I’ve never tried using tofu in a baked good before but it makes them so moist and delicious. And the hint of lemon gives them a more lighter feel! Definitely making these again. My mom has even asked me for the recipe!

    1. I haven’t tried but it should be okay. They might be a little more dense but still moist! It’ll be 1:1 ratio. 🙂 Let me know how it goes!

  3. super delicious! took these to a dinner party and everyone (vegans and non vegans) loved them. thanks for the recipe 🙂

  4. I normally rarely leave reviews for recipes and I am also not a vegan… But these are actually so tasty, my mum and I were in shock you could add silken tofu into muffins! The only things I changed was instead of 1/3 cup maple syrup I just mashed a banana to make up 1/3 cup and added that instead. Added a spoon of maple syrup incase it wasn’t sweet enough as well but they were sweet enough for me! Followed the 1/3 cup silken tofu and 1/3 cup coconut yoghurt as well. I think next time I won’t add in extra soy milk which I added in initially as it looked a bit dry for a muffin batter but I was proven wrong haha. Still tasted so damn good though!!

    1. I’m so glad you enjoyed Jess!! Love the banana idea, I too like muffins not too sweet so I’ll have to try that!

  5. Yum! Made the recipe into 12 muffins and it was delicious! You score another winning recipe! I did use the 2/3 cup yougurt and had to sub lemon with lime (I don’t buy lemons). The flavors were perfect!

  6. Hi, can you clarify if it is 8 or 12 muffins? You say grease 8 cups at first, but then say to divide between 12 muffiin cups! Went ahead and did 12, and just put them in the oven. Thank you!

    1. Hi Rebecca! It makes 8 muffins– so sorry about that! 12 Should be okay, just may not be as tall of a muffin. I hope you enjoyed!

  7. Let me tell you as a person who hates silken tofu and always failed at making blueberry muffins from scratch multiple times, this is a recipe worth making! I made pecan flour instead of almond flour and used teff flour instead of potato starch and it worked nicely (teff flour made the muffins darker). I like the addition of chocolate chips in blueberry muffins. I used semi-sweet and it was a good contrast/balance with the sweet blue berries. I’d definitely use this recipe again!

    Blueberry muffins were the first baked goods that I started making when I first got into baking/veganism. I’ve made blueberry muffins about 5 times within the past three years and they’ve ALWAYS failed and leave me with regret— why did I waste those perfectly good bIue berries. 🙁 I knew as soon as this recipe came out that it was worth making (: I even went to get a new and upgraded reusable muffin tin! We’re upgrading our life bby! One blueberry muffin at a time (:

    My batch only made 9 muffins instead of 12.