I present you with the my favorite Healthier Gluten Free Chocolate, Chocolate Chip Muffins recipe!! These muffins are seriously good. Being gluten, dairy, soy, corn and peanut free makes them healthier than the traditional Chocolate, Chocolate Chip Muffin and they’re client tested; Husband approved! 🙂
I used to cook for an aerialist with Cirque du Soleil in my personal chef business. She hired me because it was important for her to get enough good quality food in each day since she was constantly doing such intense physical exercise. She even had a 2-story pole installed in her condo so she could practice at home!
These muffins were her ALL-TIME favorite snack, and she’d request them on a weekly basis. They were perfect for her since they’re made with such good quality ingredients and they totally satisfied her sweet tooth.
Healthier Gluten Free Chocolate, Chocolate Chip Muffins
Freshly made these muffins are slightly crisp on the outside with a moist and fluffy center. They’re also bursting with chocolate no matter where you bite. So to sum them up: easy to prepare, satisfying and DELICIOUS!
Let’s get baking!!!
Healthier Chocolate, Chocolate Chip Muffins - GF
- 1 3/4 cup gluten free flour blend*
- 3/4 cup coconut sugar
- 3 Tablespoons organic cocoa powder
- 2 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 1/2 teaspoon xanthan gum Omit if your gluten free flour blend already contains this
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
- 1 1/4 cups unsweetened non-dairy milk
- 1/3 cup + 2 Tablespoons Grapeseed oil
- 1 egg**
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 3/4 cup chocolate chips more to decorate the tops ***
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees and line 12 muffin tins.
In a large mixing bowl combine the gluten free flour, coconut sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, xanthan gum (if using*), baking soda and sea salt. Use a whisk to remove any lumps.
In a separate bowl combine the unsweetened non-dairy milk, Grapeseed oil, egg or flax-egg and vanilla. Pour this into the dry ingredients and combine.
Gently stir in the chocolate chips. Pour about 1/2 cup of better into each muffin cup and top with 2 or 3 chocolate chips.
Bake for about 15 to 20 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.
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