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Chocolate Muffins

Low Carb Recipe

Two variations of chocolate muffins - one so fudge-like they're almost like cupcakes. The second is made with flax.

Chocolate muffins

Chocolate Fudge Muffins

This recipe makes very good, very Chocolate Fudge Muffins with a cupcake like consistency. The whey protein powder is low in carbohydrates, gives you energy and in general, is a power meal and snack solution.

1/3 cup almond flour
1/3 cup whey protein powder
1/8 cup flax meal
1/3 cup spoonable sweetener
1 tablespoon Brown Sugar Twin
4 ounces cream cheese
1 tablespoon cocoa powder
1 ounce unsweetened chocolate
1 tablespoon butter
1 teaspoon vanillabr> 2 eggs
Chopped nuts (optional)

Recipe Directions

Soften cream cheese in microwave 20 to 30 seconds.

In separate dish, melt chocolate and butter. Add melted chocolate to cream cheese, and add eggs and vanilla. Mix well until smooth. Add all other ingredients.

Mixture shoul be fairly thick - if too thick, add a litle water. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes.

Recipe makes 6 servings
Serving size: 1 muffin
Carbohydrates: >4
Total Carbohydrates: 42 (23 NET)

Choco Flax Muffins

1 cup flaxseed meal
1/2 cup chocolate whey protein powder
4 tablespoons oil
1/4 cup spoonable sweetener
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoons maple extract
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 ounces chopped almonds (optional)
1 cup water

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Mix all of the ingredients in a bowl, let stand for 3 minutes. Spray a 12 muffin pan with non-stick spray. Spoon batter evenly into muffin tins. Bake 25 to 30 minutes. Recipe makes 12 muffins.