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Our 2nd Birthday Chocolate peanut butter muffins Recipe

Our 2nd Birthday Chocolate peanut butter muffins Recipe

For our 2nd Birthday we asked Wida from Cupcake Richard to create a muffin recipe for us that we could share with you and she came up with this incredibly yummy Chocolate Peanut Butter Muffins. Nom nom!

Chocolate peanut butter muffins

Chocolate peanut butter muffins

Yields : 6  | Prep Time : 15 minutes  | Cook Time : 20 minutes  | Total Time : 35 minutes


1 cup gluten free flour

2 tsp baking powder

tsp baking soda

100ml maple syrup

50ml canola oil

½ tbsp ground flax + 2 tbsp water

½ tbsp. vanilla extract

2 tbsp smooth peanut butter

60ml warm water

10ml lemon juice

50g melted dark chocolate


Preheat oven to 160ºC 
Lightly grease muffin pan for six muffins

Sift together flour, baking powder and baking soda in a medium bowl

Add maple syrup, oil and vanilla to dry ingredients and stir to combine

Combine ground flax and 2 tbsp water and add to batter

Gently heat peanut butter in microwave for a runny consistency and add to batter

Stir batter well with metal spoon until completely combined

Combine lemon juice and warm water and stir into batter until incorporated

Roughly stir melted chocolate into batter to create almost marbled effect

Pour batter into prepared muffin pan, evenly distributing batter

Bake for 20 minutes

Allow to cool slightly and top each muffin with a tsp of peanut butter and a drizzle of melted chocolate

Chocolate peanut butter muffins recipe

Chocolate peanut butter muffins recipe

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