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Chocolate almond butter muffins

Sava's Kitchen
Chocolate almond butter muffins is a great, filling snack or a breakfast on the go. These dairy-free muffins are made with olive oil, eggs, flour, oats, flax seeds, chocolate chips and stuffed with some chocolate almond butter.
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Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 10

Ingredients
  

  • 1.3 cups all purpose flour
  • ¾ cup quick rolled oats
  • 2 Tablespoon whole flax seeds
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 pinches salt
  • 2 eggs preferably room temperature
  • ½ cup agave nectar
  • cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 ounces apple sauce one serving cup
  • ¾ cup chocolate chips
  • 4 Tablespoons almond butter
  • 1 teaspoon cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon agave nectar

Instructions
 

  • In a food processor, add oats and flax seeds. Pulse for 30-40 seconds until slightly ground. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • In a separate large bowl, add flour, oats and flax seeds, baking powder and salt. Mix it using a whisk.
  • In a second large bowl, add eggs, olive oil, agave nectar, apple sauce and vanilla. Using a fork or a whisk, mix all wet ingredients until well combined.
  • Combine dry and wet ingredients. Fold in the chocolate chips. In a separate small bowl, add almond butter, cocoa powder and agave nectar. Mix everything with the fork well.
  • Line 10 muffin molds with parchment liners. Add one Tablespoon (about ⅓ full) of the dough in each muffin liner.
  • On top of the dough, add one teaspoon of chocolate almond butter. Fill the top of the muffins with more dough to cover the almond butter, until the muffin liner is about ¾ full.
  • Bake muffins for 23-25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clear. Let the muffins cool down in a pan for 10 minutes before taking them out.

Notes

  • do not over-mix the dough.
  • let muffins to cool down for 10 minutes before removing them from the pan.
  • make sure to grease the muffin pan if not using the liners.
  • if you do not have food processor, use whole oats and flax seeds.
  • make sure to use quick oats.
  • if using gluten free flour, check if you are using gluten free oats. If the package does not have GF on it, the oats may be contaminated with wheat.
Keyword dairy-free muffins, muffins
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