Gluten Free Chocolate, Chocolate Chip Muffins Recipe
Mmm…these chocolate, chocolate chip muffins are Gluten free and Vegan and as a bonus they can be adapted for an anti-candida diet! They are rich, moist and delicious. Definitely hit the spot when you are having a chocolate craving.
CHOCOLATE, CHOCOLATE CHIP MUFFINS
~makes 12 muffins~
3/4 cup brown rice flour
1 cup tapioca flour/starch these
1/4 cup cocoa powder
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 1/2 teaspoons xanthan gum
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1 cup unsweetened coconut or almond milk
1/2 cup grapeseed oil
1 egg OR 1 flax-egg for Vegan version
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup unsweetened baking chocolate, chopped OR 1 cup Enjoy Life dark chocolate chips, separated
coconut oil spray
Preheat your oven to 400 degrees F and place your oven rack in the middle of the oven. Line 12 muffin cups with unbleached liners and give a quick spray to each with coconut oil spray.
In a large mixing bowl mix your dry ingredients using a whisk to remove lumps and ensure thorough mixing. in a smaller separate bowl combine your wet ingredients and then pour this into the dry and using a wooden spoon combine the two. Now fold in your chocolate chunks, reserving about 1/4 cup to garnish each muffin before baking. The batter WILL be thick and NOT runny.
Place about 1/4 – 1/3 cup batter into each muffin cup and then top with a sprinkle of chocolate.
Bake for about 15 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Let these sit in the muffin tin for 5 minutes before removing to a cooling rack.