Chocolate Beet Muffins

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 24
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 183.0
  • Total Fat: 8.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.4 mg
  • Sodium: 46.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 28.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.2 g
  • Protein: 3.0 g

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Introduction

These rich muffins get a hand up from chia seeds, aquafaba , heirloom beet puree and buttermillk. A touch of white chocolate chips on top are just for looks, and can be omitted if desired. These rich muffins get a hand up from chia seeds, aquafaba , heirloom beet puree and buttermillk. A touch of white chocolate chips on top are just for looks, and can be omitted if desired.
Number of Servings: 24

Ingredients

    2/3 cup sugar
    2/3 cup packed dark brown sugar
    cup coconut oil, softened
    ⅓ cup canola oil
    2 tbsp ground chia seed
    cup aquafaba
    1 cup roasted beet puree
    1 tbsp vanilla
    2 cups all purpose flour
    1 cups oat flour
    cup natural unsweetened cocoa powder
    cup Ghiradelli Sweet Ground Chocolate and Cocoa
    1 tsp baking soda
    tsp baking powder
    pinch of salt
    1 cup buttermilk
    white chocolate chips, to top (optional)

Directions

Heat oven to 350F and grease two muffin pans.
Cream together the sugars, coconut oil and canola oil.
Beat in chia seed and aquafaba, then beat in beets and vanilla extract until thoroughly combined.
In a medium bowl, whisk together flours, cocoa powder, sweet ground chocolate and cocoa, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
Add half of the dry ingredients to the beet mixture.
Beating on low speed, slowly add buttermilk.
Add the other half of the dry ingredients and beat on medium speed until milk and dry ingredients are just incorporated. Cake batter will be thick.
Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean. Let cool for 5 minutes, then unmold from pan and set on wire cooling rack.

Serving Size: Makes 24 muffins

Number of Servings: 24

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JO_JO_BA.