Choc-Orange Muffins

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Easy Choc-orange Muffin – Snack




Makes 6 large muffins or 12 mini muffins, prep time 30mins


  • 1 orange
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa
  • 1 tablespoons coconut oil, melted
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 cup dried dates
  • 1/4 cup desiccated coconut
  • 1 cup self raising flour
  • 2 tablespoons choc chips


  • Pre-heat oven to 180 degrees and prepare a muffin tray (either with patty pans or spray with olive oil).
  • Remove the zest from the orange and set aside. Cut the flesh from the orange and place into a food processor with dates. Process on high until well pureed.
  • Add coconut oil, eggs and sugar to the food processor and process again until well combined.
  • Transfer mixture to a large mixing bowl and add desiccated coconut, flour and half the orange zest. Mix well to combine.
  • Spoon the mixture into prepared muffin tray and garnish each muffin evenly with choc chips and remaining zest.
  • Place in pre-heated oven for 20mins or until muffins are firm to the touch.
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