These Grain Free Chocolate Muffins are sweetened with just a little honey which makes them paleo but so tasty that anyone will love them!!

These Grain Free Chocolate Muffins are sweetened with just a little honey which makes them paleo but so tasty that anyone will love them!!

Yayyy for chocolate week!! Isn’t that what valentines day basically means?  Well I feel like it does in the blogging world.  And any excuse to get back to my baking roots I am all for!  So I wanted to create a muffin recipe that was actually springy and muffin like vs. dense like most paleo treats can end up.  Thank goodness for unsweetened applesauce!  That mixed with a few eggs (4) helped these muffins get the perfect consistency, even though you use a mix of almond flour and coconut flour.  A little dash of honey added some sweetness but we didn’t need much when it’s packed with chocolate chips. I have said it on here before and i’ll say it again – my mom is not a fan of paleo baked goods and she actually LOVED these!! WIN!

Speaking of my mom – for her birthday last year my sister and I got us all tickets to a Miranda Lambert concert and it is this Friday!  I love seeing live music and country is the best when it comes to concerts.  We can’t wait to get our cowboy boots on and stomp the night away – even though I am the DD!  And now that I am thinking about it and writing this post… I should probably make some of these for car snacks.  It will take about an hour and a half to get there and this mama to be needs snacks on hand all the time.

Okay now another change of subject because I have lots of thoughts – we are going to register for our baby shower tonight!! And when you’re reading this it will have been last night but I am just so excited.  Choosing the stuff we will use once our baby girl is home with us is the next step to making it feel so real and I just can’t wait.

These Grain Free Chocolate Muffins are sweetened with just a little honey which makes them paleo but so tasty that anyone will love them!!

I have been loving peanut butter lately so obviously had to drizzle some of that on these babies!

These Grain Free Chocolate Muffins are sweetened with just a little honey which makes them paleo but so tasty that anyone will love them!!

Basically makes it a frosting which basically makes these cupcakes but lets call them muffins so we can eat them for breakfast, okay?

These Grain Free Chocolate Muffins are sweetened with just a little honey which makes them paleo but so tasty that anyone will love them!!

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Grain Free Double Chocolate Muffins

  • Author: Kelsey
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup almond butter or cashew butter
  • 4 tablespoons melted ghee
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • 1/4 cup almond flour
  • ¼ cup + 2 tablespoons cacao powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder (look for gluten free to make paleo)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • pinch of sea salt
  • ½  cup chopped chocolate chips or chunks

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  In a bowl combine applesauce, eggs, nut butter, honey and ghee.  Whisk until evenly blended.
  • Add in coconut flour, almond flour, cacao powder, baking soda, baking powder, vanilla and salt. Blend again until completely combined.
  • Add in chocolate chunks and stir to combine once or twice just to incorporate.
  • Pour into cupcake liners and top with a few extra chocolate chunks.
  • Bake for 15 – 18 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out with just few crumbles.
10 replies
  1. Miranda says:

    These are the best chocolate muffins ever!!!!! Mine didn’t stay together, but maybe I should of baked them a little longer (20 mins). We still devoured them! Thank you for this recipe Kelsey 🙂

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  2. Mira says:

    Can I subtitute the ghee with coconut oil ? I made them before ,I think ,but I don’t remember but the ghee part since never had it.
    Thanks

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  3. Mo32 says:

    OMGGGGGGGGGGGG These are SO flipping amazing!! I just devoured 4 in the past few hours and paired them with some sliced strawberries and it’s heavenly. I’m a huge chocolate fan and am very picky about my chocolate…. these get a 10+ and are just fabulous.

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