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Chocolate Mocha Muffins

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  • 1 cup whole wheat flour 

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 teaspoon espresso powder

  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder (70% cocoa or more)

  • pinch of fine sea salt 

  • 3 ripe bananas, mashed

  • 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce

  • 3 tablespoons honey 

  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla


6 servings

Total Time

5 mins. prep

15 mins. cooking

20 mins. total


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line muffin tins with parchment paper liners.

  2. In a large bowl combine dry ingredients.

  3. In a separate bowl whisk together wet ingredients.

  4. Slowly combine the dry ingredients into the wet, mixing until just combined.   

  5. Fill the lined muffin tins 2/3 of the way up.

  6. Bake for 15 minutes, or until an inserted toothpick removes cleanly.

Simple and wholesome ingredients are used, including whole wheat flour and cocoa powder. The sugar in this recipe is derived from the honey and bananas. Enjoy a chocolatey treat without the guilt this holiday!

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