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Low Fat Chocolate Muffins Recipe

Just plain healthy recipe...

The chocolately rich taste of these Low Fat Chocolate Muffins may surprise you. Cocoa powder and chocolate chips team up for lots of chocolate flavor.

Don't underestimate chocolate - it does have nutrients! If in doubt, read The Nutrients in Chocolate and then enjoy these muffins with chocolate flavor from cocoa powder and mini morsels.

Recipe Ingredients

2 tablespoons butter
3/4 cup sugar
1-1/2 tablespoon cocoa powder
1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1/2 cup boiling water
2 eggs or 1/2 cup liquid egg substitute
1-1/4 cup flour
1-1/2 teaspoon baking powder
Pinch of salt
1/2 cup chocolate mini morsels

Recipe Directions

Low Fat Chocolate Muffins

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Cream butter, sugar and vanilla. Dissolve cocoa in boiling water. Beat cocoa mixture into butter.

Combine flour, baking powder, and salt. Beat into butter-cocoa mixture. Fold in chocolate mini morsels.

Bake in muffin tins for 20 minutes.

Nutrition Information

Yield: 12 servings
Serving size: 1 muffin
Calories: 170; Total Fat: 6g; Cholesterol: 42mg; Carbohydrates: 28g; Protein: 3g; Fiber: 1g; Sodium: 126mg

Go super healthy!

Use Organic Cocoa Powder# - it is the guilt free way to satisfy your family's chocolate sweet tooth without high amounts of sugar, fat and preservatives that are common in many commercially available baking cocoa powders. Organic Cocoa Powder naturally contains cocoa flavanols (polyphenols).

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