Mariska's Joyful Heart Fudge Chip Muffins

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fudge-chip-muffinsRecipe
Yunhee Kim
Chocolate helps create a joyful heart in this fudge muffin recipe! Pay special attention to labels when shopping so that your treats will be totally gluten-free.
Makes 8 muffins (serving size: 1 muffin)

Ingredients

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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

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 20 Minutes

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.

Created date

February 2008

Nutritional Information

Calories 154
Fat 5 g
Satfat 2 g
Monofat 1 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 2 g
Carbohydrate 30 g
Fiber 3 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 2 mg
Sodium 331 mg
Calcium 86 mg