Healthy Muffin Recipes: Chocolate Beetroot Muffin Recipe

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Chocolate Muffin Recipe that is healthy!

Healthy Muffin Recipes Chocolate beetroot muffin recipe is awesome as they have a rich, chocolaty flavor and lovely color. And you are getting the good nutrition of beetroots in a sweet treat. Look for fresh beetroots in the produce section of your market. If they have the greens attached, cut them off and cook them as you would spinach.

Here’s how to make a dozen of these fantastic muffins.

-1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
-1 1/2 cups unbleached, all-purpose flour
-1 cup superfine or extra fine sugar (you can also whiz regular white sugar in a blender to make it finer)
-1/4 teaspoon salt
-1 teaspoon baking powder
-1/3 cup mini chocolate chips (optional)
-1 cup beetroots, peeled, cooked, and mashed (you can also puree the cooked beetroots)
-2 teaspoons vanilla extract
-3/4 cup oil (such as canola or safflower)
-2 large eggs
-powdered sugar for dusting

Preheat the oven to 350. While it heats, sift together the flour, cocoa, salt and baking powder.

In a mixer, cream the oil, sugar and vanilla. Beat in the eggs one at a time.

Add the beetroot mash or puree to the wet ingredients and mix on low speed. Keeping the mixer on low, mix in the dry ingredients a little at a time.

Fold in the mini chocolate chips by hand.

Spoon into muffin cups lined with paper. Bake at 350 for 20-30 minutes. Test with a toothpick after 20 minutes to see if it comes out clean.

When the muffins are done, cool them on a wire rack while they are still in the muffin tins. Dust the tops with powdered sugar and serve.

As far as recipes goes, this is one of several which we will be adding for this upcoming holiday season so you can be safe in the fact that you can keep your diet healthy and yourself trim this season!

We hope that Healthy Muffin Recipes: Chocolate beetroot muffin recipe gives you a sweet treat that the whole family can enjoy! Use them for Halloween or the holidays this season for a healthy treat everyone can enjoy!

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