Double Chocolate Yogurt Mini Muffins

Whole-wheat flour, ground flax and prunes add a little wholesomeness to these muffins.

  • Prep time: 10 min
  • Makes: 24 mini muffins
  • Cook time: 20 min

Nutritional Information

PER SERVING (1 muffin)

  • Calories
    .
    97
  • Saturated Fat
    .
    1 g
  • Cholesterol
    .
    1 mg
  • Carbohydrates
    .
    12 g
  • Fibre
    .
    1 g
  • Sugars
    .
    7 g
  • Protein
    .
    3 g
  • Sodium
    .
    38 mg
  • Potassium*
    .
    85 mg
  • Iron
    .
    0.6 mg
  • Calcium
    .
    19 mg
*Some ingredients used in the analysis do not provide potassium information, so the potassium mg per serving may be undervalued

Ingredients

3/4 cup / 175 ml unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 cup / 125 ml each all-purpose and whole-wheat flour
1/2 cup / 125 ml brown sugar
2 tbsp / 30 ml ground flax
1 1/2 tsp / 15 ml baking powder
1/4 tsp / 1 ml salt
1/2 cup / 125 ml plain 2% yogurt
3/4 cup / 175 g Naturegg Simply Egg Whites, well shaken
1/3 cup / 75 ml strained prunes (baby food)
1/3 cup / 75 ml canola oil
1/3 cup / 75 ml mini chocolate chips, divided
1/4 cup / 50 ml chopped walnuts (optional)

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C). Line a 24-cup mini muffin pan with paper liners or grease well.

  2. Stir the cocoa with the all-purpose and whole-wheat flours, sugar, ground flax, baking powder and salt in a large bowl. Whisk the egg whites, yogurt, prunes and oil in a separate bowl. Stir the egg mixture into the flour mixture just until combined. Fold in 1/4 cup (50 mL) chocolate chips and chopped walnuts (if using).

  3. Divide the batter evenly between the prepared muffin cups. Sprinkle with remaining chocolate chips. Bake for 20 minutes or until a tester inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean. Transfer the muffins to a wire rack to cool completely.

Tips

  1. Add 1/2 tsp (2 mL) ground cinnamon with the dry ingredients for a hint of spice in the muffins.

This recipe was made with:

Naturegg Simply Egg Whites

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Tips: Whipping

When beating egg whites, add a teaspoon of cold water for each egg. The volume increases significantly.

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