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Vegan MoFo Summer Strawberry & Chia Cupcakes

Rebecca Weller - Vegan Sparkles
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Servings 12


  • 2 cups self-raising flour
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • pinch of salt
  • 4 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1/2 cup warm water
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1 cup agave nectar/pure maple syrup
  • 2 punnets strawberries washed, trimmed and halved
  • 4 tbsp icing sugar


  • Preheat oven to 175C.
  • In a large bowl, combine chia seeds and warm water and allow to stand until seeds become thick.
  • Mix in vanilla extract, oil and agave nectar until well combined.
  • Stir in flour, salt and cinnamon until a smooth batter forms.
  • Dollop batter into patty pans and top with strawberries (skin side up). Mum also popped a few more strawberries on top of each cupcake about halfway through baking - optional.
  • Bake for about 30 minutes.
  • Allow cupcakes to cool completely before dusting with icing sugar.
  • Enjoy!