Indulgent Gluten Free Chocolate Almond Muffins

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Jul. 01, 2015

Nina Parker is showing you how to make gorgeous chocolate and almond muffins, a perfect summer snack!


Dark cocoa chocolate 150 Gram , chopped
Cocoa powder 1 Tablespoon (Plus extra for dusting)
Unsalted butter 90 Gram
Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
Almond extract 1 Teaspoon
Free range eggs 3 Medium
Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
Almond flakes 50 Gram , toasted



1. Preheat the oven to 180 F.

2. Line muffin trays with the fairy cases.



3. Whisk egg whites until stiff.

4. Melt chocolate and butter over double boiler.

5. Add ground almond, cocoa powder and baking powder to the chocolate bowl.

6. Mix egg yolk with sugar in a separate bowl until pale.

7. Pour the beaten yolk to the chocolate bowl and fold it well.

8. Add some vanilla extract and mix well.

9. Add half of the egg white and fold it. Now add the second half and fold it well.

10. Spoon into muffin case. Bake into oven for 11 to 12 minutes.

11. Let the muffins cool for a bit and then dust the cocoa powder on top.



12. Decorate with almond flakes and serve.



Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 12 Minutes
Ready In: 12 Minutes
Servings: 12

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 154Calories from Fat 113

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 13 g20%

Saturated Fat 6 g30%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 41 mg1.71%

Total Carbohydrates 9 g3%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 5 g

Protein 3 g6%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet