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Grain-Free Double Chocolate Beet Muffins

These delicious Double Chocolate Beet Muffins are secretly healthy. You can't tell, but there are beets in them. Being made from coconut flour, they are grain-free and gluten-free. No refined sugar also makes them paleo!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Double Chocolate Beet Muffins
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 12
Author Regina

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup coconut flour
  • 6 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup tapioca starch
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup beet puree see previous post for detailed instructions
  • 4 eggs beaten
  • 6 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 6 tablespoons coconut oil melted
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips more for topping

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Grease a 12-case muffin pan.
  2. In a medium bowl whisk together coconut flour, cocoa powder, tapioca starch, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  3. In another bowl mix together beet puree, eggs, maple syrup, coconut oil and vanilla extract. Stir wet and dry ingredients until all lumps are gone. Fold in chocolate chips.
  4. Divide batter into 12 muffin cavities and top each with a few chocolate chips. Bake for 20 - 25 minutes until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.