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Chocolate and Hazelnut Muffins

Straight out of the oven, these are my favourite! Gooey, melted chocolate inside a spongey and fluffy chocolate muffin, yum. The addition of hazelnuts creates a delicious crunchy top and balance between the rich chocolate

Makes 10 muffins

GF, DF, low fodmap


1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil

1/3 cup rice malt syrup or honey

2 eggs

1/4 cup milk (dairy or plant-based)

1 tsp vanilla extract

2 tsp baking powder

1 cup wholemeal spelt flour

1/2 cup cacao powder

1/4 cup hazelnuts, roughly chopped

2 tbsp dark chocolate chips (or DF choc chips)


1. Preheat oven to 170c

2. Whisk together oil, rice malt syrup, eggs, milk, vanilla and baking powder until lightly fluffy

3. Fold in flour and cacao

4. In a muffin tray, divide the mixture among 8 patty pans and top with the chopped hazelnuts and dark chocolate chips

5. Bake for 20-25 mins

Nutritional Info:

Cal: 216 Protein: 4.8g Carbs: 23g Fat: 11.8g

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