Chocolate Mint Muffins

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Jenn Visser

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@jennvisser

I like to make my muffins with whole grain, so getting a nice texture can be tricky. The nuts and prunes make for a fairly moist texture without the help of additional oil. These are lightly sweetened muffins, so adjust the sugar to taste. Best to store these in the fridge.

Rating:

★★★★★ 4 votes

Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

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  • 1 1/2 c
    whole wheat flour
  • 1 c
    pecan meal (or finely crushed pecans)
  • 1/4 c
    sugar
  • 6 Tbsp
    unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1 1/2 c
    milk
  • 1/2 c
    pitted prunes
  • 1/4 c
    agave nectar or honey
  • 1/4 c
    chocolate chips (i prefer dark)
  • 1
    egg
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh chopped mint (or 1 tb dried)
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract

How to Make Chocolate Mint Muffins

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat over to 400 degrees.
  2. Combine first seven ingredients (flour through salt) in a large bowl.
  3. Put rest of the ingredients into a blender or food processor and blend until well combined.
  4. Pour wet mixture into dry ingredients and stir until just mixed--do not over-stir.
  5. Spoon batter into prepared muffin tin (oiled or papered), filling almost to top.
  6. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until tops spring back when pressed. Cool at least 10 minutes before serving.

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About Chocolate Mint Muffins

Course/Dish: Muffins
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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