Chocolate Avocado Muffins

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Chocolate Avocado Muffins

Today’s recipe is from LIVING WITHOUT magazine. Easy, healthy, moist. Easy to make with few ingredients and quick to bake in 24 minutes. These muffins are cholesterol free, dairy free, egg free, gluten free, and trans fat free. Made with the super food avocado, they are heart healthy and vegan. Moist and rich, Chocoholics, this one is for you! Great breakfast to go! Great lunch box treat! This healthy recipe is a keeper!

Yields: 1 dozen

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour blend of choice
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon xanthin gum (omit if already in your flour blend)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chocolate hemp milk
  • 6 tablespoons coconut oil, softened
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup avocado puree (about 1 medium avocado)
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips, optional
  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Lightly grease a muffin pan or line with paper liners.
  2. Combine flour blend, cocoa powder, sugar, baking powder, xanthin gum and salt in a bowl. Set aside.
  3. Combine milk, coconut oil and vanilla in a large mixing bowl. Blend on medium speed, about 2 minutes. Scrape down the bowl as needed.
  4. Add avocado puree and blend another 2 minutes.
  5. Add dry ingredients and blend until smooth.
  6. Stir in chocolate chips, if desired, by hand.
  7. Pour batter evenly into prepared muffin cups. Place in preheated oven and bake 22 to 24 minutes until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  • Preparation time: 5 minutes
  • Cook time: 25 minutes
  • Total time: 30 minutes

Nutrition

  • Calories: 214
  • Fat: 10 grams
  • Carbs: 31 grams
  • Protein: 2 grams

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About The Author

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The author enjoys baking, cooking, and entertaining friends. From Spring luncheons to Sunday dinners, she celebrates loved ones with healthy and nourishing food. And, yes, always ends with a cup of coffee and dessert!

3 Comments

  1. Paige

    Yum!

    Reply
  2. Enjoy Life Foods

    Perfection!! Are those Mini Chips?!

    Reply
    • mm

      Yes, semi-sweet mini!

      Reply

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