Light Chocolate Muffins

Light Chocolate Muffins
Monday, October 28, 2019


•Melted butter, to grease
•30g (1/4 cup) Nutrina Malt Chocolate cocoa powder (Order from Health and Diet Corner)
•60ml (1/4 cup) hot water
•2 eggs, lightly whisked
•1 egg white
•100g (1/2 cup) caster sugar
•1 x 200g container skim milk natural yoghurt
•1 x 140g container apple fruit puree
•80ml (1/3 cup) reduced-fat milk
•1 teaspoon vanilla essence
•50g good-quality dark cooking chocolate finely chopped
•265g (1 3/4 cups) self-raising flour
•2 teaspoons icing sugar mixture, to dust


•Step 1
Preheat oven to 180°C. Brush twelve 80ml (1/3-cup) capacity muffin pans with melted butter to lightly grease.
•Step 2
Combine cocoa and hot water in a bowl and stir until smooth. Add the egg, egg white, sugar, yoghurt, apple puree, milk and vanilla, and whisk until well combined. Stir in the chocolate until combined.
•Step 3
Sift flour over the mixture and use a large metal spoon to fold until just combined. Spoon mixture evenly among prepared pans. Bake in preheated oven for 20 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the centres of the muffins comes out clean. Remove from oven. Set aside in the pans for 5 minutes before turning onto a wire rack to cool.
•Step 4
Dust with icing sugar to serve.