Mariska's Joyful Heart Fudge Chip Muffins

fudge-chip-muffins Yunhee Kim


  • Cooking spray
  • 1 cup applesauce
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • 1/2 cup turbinado sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 3/4 cup oat flour
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup semisweet dairy- and gluten-free chocolate chips (such as Sunspire)
  • Powdered sugar (optional)


1. Preheat oven to 350°. Place 8 paper liners in muffin tin; coat with cooking spray.

2. Combine applesauce and next 4 ingredients. In a separate bowl, whisk together the next 6 ingredients. Add oat mixture to applesauce mixture; stir until blended. Stir in chocolate chips.

3. Spoon batter into muffin cups. Bake for 20–22 minutes, rotating the pan a half-turn after 10 minutes. Muffins are done when tops are firm to the touch.

4. Cool slightly. Top with powdered sugar, if desired.

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  • Chocolate helps create a joyful heart in this fudge muffin recipe! Pay special attention to labels when shopping so that your treats will be totally gluten-free.
  • Yield: Makes 8 muffins (serving size: 1 muffin)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 154
Fat per serving: 5g
Saturated fat per serving: 2g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 1g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Protein per serving: 2g
Carbohydrate per serving: 30g
Fiber per serving: 3g
Cholesterol per serving: 0.0mg
Iron per serving: 2mg
Sodium per serving: 331mg
Calcium per serving: 86mg

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