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Dark chocolate muffins

Recipe Information

Servings 12
Preparation Time 1 Hour, 20 Minutes
Cook Time 20 Minutes
Total Time 1 Hour, 40 Minutes
Difficulty Intermediate
Main Ingredient Chocolate; Oats
Category Nuts, Fats, & Oils; Rice & Grains
Meal Breakfast; Brunch; Snack
Type Dessert
Cuisine American
Cook Method Baking
Diet Low Calorie; Low Fat; Low Cholesterol; Low Sodium; Vegetarian


  • 1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats (not instant)

  • 1 cup non-fat milk 

  • 1 cup whole wheat flour 

  • 2/3 cup brown sugar 

  • 2/3 cup unsweetened applesauce 

  • 2 egg whites 

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder 

  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 

  • 4-6 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder 

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt 

  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips 



  • Soak the old fashioned oats in the milk for one hour at room temperature.

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees and lightly spray a muffin pan with non-stick spray.

  • Mix the oats and milk with the applesauce and egg whites until combined.

  • Separately whisk the flour, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, unsweetened cocoa powder, and salt together.

  • Combine the wet ingredients and the dry mix. Add dark chocolate chips and mix.

  • Spoon the mixture into the muffin pan and bake for 20-25 minutes.


Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories: 217 cal

  • Total fat: 7g

  • Cholesterol: <1g

  • Sodium: 90mg

  • Carbohydrate: 39g

  • Fiber: 4g

  • Protein: 4g