Healthy chocolate popcorn cupcakes

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This healthy eating recipe will give you your chocolate fix- without the calories and uses what we believe to be the world’s easiest way to make popcorn.

It can also be enjoyed as dairy-free and vegan with one simple variation, or modified to add cinnamon, sea salt, chili flakes or anything else you fancy.

chocolate popcorn cupcakes



  • 90g 70% dark chocolate, broken into small pieces*
  • ¼ cup popcorn kernals
  • 1tsp coconut oil

*Dairy-free and vegan version

  • 40g/40ml coconut oil, melted
  • 50g organic raw cacao powder
  • Stevia to taste (optional)
  • ¼ cup popcorn kernals

Chocolate Popcorn Recipe: Method

Place popcorn kernels in a brown paper lunch bag and fold over the top edge with two shallow folds

Place in the microwave for approximately 2 minutes

Open the bag and with loose fingers of both hands, scoop out fully-popped popcorn into a large bowl

Leave popcorn to cool

In a small saucepan, melt coconut oil over a low heat, according to preferred variation (1tsp or 40g/40ml).

Either add the dark chocolate and stir over heat until melted or remove the coconut oil from heat and stir in cacao powder and stevia. Let cool slightly

Using a spatula, drizzle one scoop of chocolate mixture over the popcorn then stir. Keep doing this until all the chocolate has been used.

Spoon into patty-cases and let chocolate set in a cool place (refrigerate if a warm day)

Best eaten the same day but will keep for two days in an airtight container

Serves 18

30cal per serve

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