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Healthy chocolate muffins with sneaky kale

Healthy chocolate muffins with sneaky kale

These delicious healthy chocolate muffins are low in added sugar, vegan, great for kids and have a secret ingredient in the form of kale. Perfect for lunch boxes and snacks.
Course Cake
Cuisine International
Keyword healthy chocolate muffins
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 12
Author Mandy Mazliah

Ingredients

  • 160 g plain or wholemeal flour
  • 40 g raw cacao powder or cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 50 ml sunflower oil
  • 100 ml maple syrup
  • 2 medium ripe bananas mashed
  • 60 ml milk I used oat milk
  • 50 g very finely shredded kale remove the thick stem first, process in a food processor to get very fine

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 180°C (fan)/200°C/gas mark 6.
  2. Line a muffin tin with 12 muffin cases.
  3. Sift the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and bicarbonate of soda together and set aside.
  4. Mix the oil and maple syrup together. Stir in the bananas, the milk and finally the kale, beating a little after each addition.
  5. Finally fold the wet mixture into the flour and chocolate mixture. Be careful not to overmix.
  6. Fill each muffin case to 2/3 full with the mixture.
  7. Bake in the oven for 20 minutes until a toothpick inserted in the centre comes out clean.
  8. Leave to cool in the tin for a few minutes then transfer to a wire rack.
  9. I think these taste better the second day.