Flourless zucchini chocolate muffins
WOW these muffins look so good. A big thank you to 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge member Dina Santos for sending the recipe for these gluten-free beauties our way!
Whether it’s for a healthy snack for you, or a tasty afternoon tea for the kids, these chocolate muffins are going to be a hit.
And nobody needs to tell the kids that there are hidden veggies in there…
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- Olive oil spray
- 1 cup zucchini grated
- 3/4 cup peanut butter
- 1 banana large
- 1 egg
- 2 tbsp cacao powder
- 1/4 cup honey and maple syrup mixed together
- 1.5 tbsp brown flaxseed meal
- 1/2 tbsp chia seeds
- 1.5 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 1/4 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips
- 2 tbsp shredded coconut
- Preheat the oven to 180C and spray a 12 hole muffin pan with olive oil, or line with cupcake liners.
- Grate zucchini and squeeze out the excess water.
- In a food processor place peanut butter, banana, egg, cacao, honey and syrup, flaxseed meal, chia seeds, vanilla, baking soda and baking powder and blend until a smooth batter forms.
- Fold through the zucchini and half of the chocolate chips.
- Spoon mixture into the muffin tray and sprinkle with the rest of the chocolate chips and coconut.
- Bake for around 20 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean.
- Cool muffins in the pan for 10 minutes before removing and cooling completely on a wire rack.
- Store in an airtight container.
170 calories per muffin.
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