Double Choc High Protein Muffins

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Makes 7 muffins

6g Carbs / 3g Fat / 21g Protein / 136 Cals

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup chocolate protein powder (if you choose whey protein this will not suit if you are lactose intolerant. I chose a low-carb chocolate whey powder from Optimum Nutrition)
  • 3/4 cup coconut flour
  • 1/4 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 sachet stevia
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1 tbsp manuka honey
  • 9 squares of 90% dark chocolate
  • 4 egg whites
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 180C (350F)
  2. Line a muffin tray with muffin papers
  3. In a mixing bowl combine protein powder, coconut flour, baking powder and stevia
  4. In a separate bowl place 6 squares of dark chocolate and almond milk
  5. Place the choc/almond milk bowl into the microwave and microwave for approximately 90secs
  6. Remove the liquids bowl from the microwave and stir until the chocolate has melted down
  7. Add egg whites, honey, and vanilla extract to the liquids bowl and stir 
  8. Mix the liquids bowl into the protein powder/coconut flour bowl and stir until the mixture is combined
  9. Chop up 3 squares of chocolate (into chunks) and mix through the muffin batter
  10. Pour into the muffin papers
  11. Cook for 15-17 minutes (check with a toothpick, if it comes out clean they are ready)
  12. Allow them to cool slightly before eating
Rachel Aust