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Fudgy Chocolate Avocado Muffins

Total time:

45 min

Prep time:

10 min

Cook time:

35 min

Nutritional Highlights (Per serving) See Full
240 Calories
11 g Fat
3 g Fiber
220 mg Sodium
35 g Carbs
Fudgy Chocolate Avocado Muffins

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Fudgy Chocolate Avocado Muffins that are eggless and healthy - you'll feel like you're eating dessert for breakfast!

Ingredients

Serves: 12

2 cups all purpose flour, (can use white whole wheat if desired)
6 Tbsp. Truvia Baking Blend
1/2 cup cocoa powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
3/4 cup chocolate chips
1 ripe, Fresh California Avocado, seeded, peeled and mashed well
5 1/3 oz. Greek yogurt, (1 container) fat-free, plain
1 cup milk, fat-free
1/4 cup canola oil
1 tsp. vanilla
1/4 cup chocolate chips (optional), for topping if desired

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting.
Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados.

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 F. Spray a muffin tin with cooking spray and set aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the dry ingredients: flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda, salt and chocolate chips.
  3. In another mixing bowl, mash avocado with fork. Whisk in yogurt.
  4. Measure out milk, oil and vanilla and pour into avocado/yogurt mixture. Whisk together.
  5. Combine the flour mixture and avocado mixture until incorporated.
  6. Scoop into prepared pan, filling about ¾ full.
  7. Top each muffin with a sprinkle of chocolate chips, if desired.
  8. Place in preheated oven and bake for about 35 mins, until toothpick comes out mostly clean and muffins spring back when touched.
  9. Let cool and then careful extract from muffin tin and enjoy!

Serving Suggestion: Serve with your favorite eggs for breakfast or with dinner as a dessert.

*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Nutrition information per serving

Calories 240
Total Fat 11 g (Sat 4 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 2 g, Mono 6 g)
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 220 mg
Potassium 230 mg
Total Carbohydrates 35 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugar 9 g
Protein 6 g

Vitamin A 47 mcg; Vitamin C 1 mg; Calcium 49 mg; Iron 2 mg; Vitamin D 0 mcg; Folate 42 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 6%; Vitamin C 2%; Calcium 4%; Iron 10 %; Vitamin D 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

About the author

Jen Nikolaus is a recipe blogger and photographer over at Yummy Healthy Easy. She lives in beautiful Southern California with her husband and four boys. You’ll find her sharing healthier, budget-friendly, family-friendly, and easy dishes with some yummy desserts thrown in, too!

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