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Oatmeal Golden Raisin Muffins with Cream Cheese Glaze

Oatmeal Golden Raisin Muffins with Cream Cheese Glaze

"GO Veggie! Dairy Free Classic Plain Cream Cheese serves double duty in this recipe; I used it inside the muffin batter to help keep them moist, and it also makes a gorgeous glaze for drizzling on top."
Servings: 1 Dozen muffins
Servings 12 muffins



  • 2 tablespoons ground flaxseed (use golden flaxseed if available)
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) warm water
  • 1/3 cup (80 ml) light olive oil
  • 1/3 cup (80 ml) plain, unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/2 cup (120 g)¬†GO Veggie! Dairy Free Classic Plain Cream Cheese
  • 3/4 cup (150 g) sugar (or coconut sugar)
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups (190 g) whole wheat pastry flour (or all-purpose flour)
  • 1 1/4 cups (100 g) old-fashioned rolled oats (not instant)
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground mahlab
  • 1/2 cup (70 g) golden raisins (sultanas), chopped with an oiled knife



  • 1. Preheat the oven to 400F; line a muffin tray with paper liners.
  • 2.Whisk together the ground flaxseed and warm water in a large bowl and let it sit until thickened, about 5 minutes. Beat in the oil, milk, cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla. Use a wooden spoon to stir in the flour, oats, baking powder, salt, and mahlab until combined, being careful not to over-mix. Fold in the raisins.
  • 3. Spoon the batter into the lined muffin tray and bake until a wooden pick inserted in the center comes out clean or with just a couple crumbs, about 20 minutes.
  • 4. Cool completely on a wire rack before glazing.
  • 5. Once the muffins are cool, whisk together all ingredients for the glaze. Drizzle the glaze on top and let it set before serving.