Googie’s Kitchen presents Easy Vegan Chocolate Easter Muffins


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Chocolate Easter Muffins was a recipe I put on my blog yesterday but as it is Easter tomorrow I have decided to share with you how to make these delicious little muffins in a video. It’s just in case you want some know how before the celebrations begin.

Click here for Easy Vegan Chocolate Muffins on my channel Googie’s Kitchen.

Makes 12 muffins

Chocolate Easter Muffins

Equipment

  • Sharp knife
  • Chopping board
  • Small bowl
  • Kettle
  • Large mixing bowl
  • Stirring spoon
  • Colander
  • Teaspoon
  • Tablespoon
  • Nutribullet
  • Muffin tray
  • Muffin cases?

  • Sharp knife
  • Chopping board
  • Small bowl
  • Kettle
  • Large mixing bowl
  • Stirring spoon
  • Colander
  • Teaspoon
  • Tablespoon
  • Nutribullet
  • Muffin tray
  • Muffin cases?

Equipment

  • Gluten free oats x 200g
  • Ground almonds x 100g
  • Brown rice flour or plain flour (if not gluten intolerant) x 100g
  • Raw cacao powder or cocoa powder x 60 g
  • Coconut sugar x 100g
  • Raisins or sultanas x 100g
  • Baking powder x 2 tsp
  • Bicarbonate soda x 1 tsp
  • Ground ginger x 2 heaped tsps
  • Ground cinnamon x 1 tsp
  • Ground nutmeg x 1/4 tsp
  • Ground cloves x 1/8 tsp
  • Salt x 1 pinch
  • Milk of your choice x 300 mls
  • Medjool dates x 10 – 12
  • Coconut oil x 2 tbsp
  • Bananas x 2 large (preferably very ripe)
  • Maple syrup x 2 tbsp
  • Oil for the tray?

Method

  • Start by preheating the oven to 180°C or gas mark 4.
  • Pre-line the muffin with with either oil and spread it around the base with the plastic brush or put muffin cases in.
  • Slice the dates length ways and remove the stones.
  • Boil the kettle, put the dates into the small bowl and pour over the boiling water.
  • Leave to sit for 5 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in the nutribullet grind the oats until the become like a flour.
  • Pour the oat flour into the large mixing bowl and add the ground almonds, brown rice flour or plain flour, raw cacao powder, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda, raisins, spices and the pinch of salt.
  • Mix these ingredients together.
  • Next drain the dates into the colander over the sink.
  • Put the drained dates into the nutribullet with the milk, bananas, coconut oil and maple syrup.
  • Blend these ingredients together until they form a smooth consistency.
  • Pour the blended ingredients over the ingredients in the large bowl and mix together.
  • Once all the ingredients are well mixed, spoon out the muffin mix into the tray or cases.
  • When all the cases are filled with the mixture place the tray in the oven.
  • Bake for about 20 – 25 minutes depending on your oven.
  • To check the muffins are cooked, put a skewer in one and if it comes out clean, they are cooked.
  • If the skewer is not clean put the muffins back into the oven for a further 5 minutes until they are cooked.
  • Remove the muffins from the oven and put them on a cooling rack.
  • Wait until they are cooled completely.
  • Then serve with a nice cup of tea and enjoy.
Chocolate Easter Muffins

Chocolate Easter Muffins were a huge hit in our house. My husband Howard, son Ted and myself all enjoyed eating these a few weekends before Easter. Well, we had to give them a trial run. All the ingredients in these muffins can be frozen so they could be made in advance and defrosted before eating. We have not tried them as an after breakfast treat yet but I’m sure we will at Easter. However you decide to eat these muffins, as always, enjoy.

Do you enjoy special Easter treats apart from chocolate and if so, what are those treats? Let me know in the comments below and please don’t forget to like and follow me. Thank you. xxx