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Chocolate Beetroot Muffins
Prep Time
25 mins
Cook Time
25 mins

These chocolate beetroot muffins are just as delicious as the regular chocolate muffins but more nutritious!

Course: Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American, European
Keyword: chocolate beetroot muffins
Servings: 16 muffins
  • 120 g fresh beetroot peeled and grated
  • 180 g all purpose flour
  • 130 g soft brown sugar
  • 60 ml milk
  • 2 medium eggs
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder or carob powder
  • 50 g salted butter melted
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 60 ml olive oil
  • 100 g dark chocolate chips
  1. Preheat oven to 200 Celsius.

    Peel and grate the beetroot by using a cheese grater with small holes or use a food processor for this job.

    In a mixing bowl mix together the flour, the cocoa powder and the baking powder.

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  2. Add the sugar to the mixing bowl. In a separate bowl, mix the melted butter with the milk. Add the eggs and the oil too and whisk together.

    chocolate beetroot muffins
  3. Combine everything in the mixing bowl and divide the batter evenly into muffin cases.

    chocolate beetroot muffins
  4. Bake them for 25 minutes. (This might be a little more or less depending on your oven - check them with a toothpick to see that they aren't sticky anymore.)

    chocolate beetroot muffins