Chocolate Strawberry Muffins | 292 cal

Fancy a sweet treat? These little gems might not be the healthiest of treats but they taste really good (even if I do say so myself) and are both gluten and dairy free! The mixture makes 12 moist muffins to share with friends and family – if you’re feeling extra extravagant why not serve them warm with a chocolate sauce for a real treat.

You will need

Muffin tin
Muffin cases

For the muffins

300g gluten-free flour
50g cocoa powder
1/2 tsp xanthan gum
1 tsp gluten free bicarbonate soda
1/2 tsp salt
300g granulated sugar
375ml unsweetened almond milk
125ml olive oil
100g strawberries
1 tsp vanilla extract

For the sauce

3 tbsp coconut oil
3 tbsp cocoa powder
3 tbsp honey
50g unsweetened almond milk

Chocolate Muffins

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees
  2. Sift flour, cocoa, xanthan gum, bicarbonate soda and sugar into a large bowl
  3. Chop and partially mash the strawberries
  4. Add milk, oil, vanilla extract and mashed strawberries to a pan over a medium heat and whisk until combined
  5. Mix wet and dry ingredients together thoroughly and distribute into muffin cases
  6. Bake for 20-25  or until skewer comes out clean and cool on a wire rack

What are your favourite baking treats?

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