Grain free dark chocolate and banana muffins

Inspired by a recipe from find her banana and chocolate muffin recipe here. I have made some Chocolate and banana muffins. These muffins are grain free, made using ground almonds and cacao. I also added some 85% gluten free dark chocolate which melted inside the muffins, yum!



for 12 muffins

2 cups ground almonds

1/2 cup cacao

1 tsp bicarbonate of soda

1/2 tsp sea salt

1/2 tbsp cinnamon

1/2 tsp nutmeg

2-3 ripe bananas

3 large free range eggs

1/4 cup melted coconut oil

1/4 cup raw honey ( for sweeter muffins add 1/2 cup of maple syrup or honey )

1/4 broken chocolate pieces 70% or 85% gluten free I used Lindt excellent ( unsure if this is still gluten free, I now use green and blacks 85% )


Pre heat oven 175c

mix the dry ingredients together

mix the wet ingredients together in a separate bowl


add the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and stir well



add chocolate pieces and stir again

spoon into muffin cases


bake in pre heated oven 175c  for 22mins

cool on wire rack


The muffins are definitely a dark chocolate flavour and are low sugar, but are perfect for a treat if you are avoiding too much sugar.

Happy baking!



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