August 29, 2010

Heart Healthy Chocolate Chip Muffin Recipe

Posted in Recipes tagged , , , , , at 4:52 pm by keepyourhearthealthy

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Muffins

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From Health magazine comes a double chocolate treat that has only 2 grams of saturated fat in each muffin.

Mariska’s Joyful Heart Fudge Chip Muffins

Ingredients

  • Cooking spray
  • 1  cup  applesauce
  • 1  teaspoon  canola oil
  • 1/2  cup  turbinado sugar
  • 1  teaspoon  vanilla extract
  • 1/4  teaspoon  almond extract
  • 3/4  cup  oat flour
  • 1/3  cup  unsweetened cocoa
  • 2  teaspoons  baking powder
  • 1/2  teaspoon  baking soda
  • 1/2  teaspoon  salt
  • 1/8  teaspoon  ground cinnamon
  • 1/2  cup  semisweet dairy- and gluten-free chocolate chips (such as Sunspire)
  • Powdered sugar (optional)

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 350°. Place 8 paper liners in muffin tin; coat with cooking spray.

2. Combine applesauce and next 4 ingredients. In a separate bowl, whisk together the next 6 ingredients. Add oat mixture to applesauce mixture; stir until blended. Stir in chocolate chips.

3. Spoon batter into muffin cups. Bake for 20–22 minutes, rotating the pan a half-turn after 10 minutes. Muffins are done when tops are firm to the touch.

4. Cool slightly. Top with powdered sugar, if desired.

Please see the original recipe at myrecipes.com: MyRecipes.

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