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If you’re on a gluten-free diet, you know how hard it can be sometimes to develop recipes that taste good and have the right texture. Coconut flour is commonly used in gluten-free cooking, but it can be difficult to use sometimes. My sister, Chandni Rav, gave me this recipe, which I tweaked a bit to make my own. These blueberry and dark chocolate muffins not only taste good but they are a great source of fibre and anti-oxidants. Dig in!

Serves 6-8

INGREDIENTS

Prep: 10 min

Cook: 20 min

STEPS 1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

- 1/2 cup coconut flour (~90g) - 1/4 tsp baking powder - 4 tbsp unrefined sugar or equivalent sweetener of your choice - 3 tbsp coconut oil, melted - 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract - 4 eggs, beaten - 2/3 cup coconut milk - 3/4 cup blueberries - 1/4 cup dark chocolate chunks - pinch of salt

2. Mix the coconut flour, baking powder and salt in a mixing bowl. Transfer the contents to a food processor. 3. Add the sugar, coconut oil, vanilla extract, eggs and coconut milk to the food processor and blend well until smooth. (I suggest using a food processor instead of whisking because it’s important to moisten all the coconut flour. It can be hard to do this with a whisk.) 4. Remove the mixture from the food processor and place in a bowl. Fold the blueberries and dark chocolate chunks into the batter. 5. Pour the thick batter into silicone baking cups and place on a baking sheet. Fill each cup to about 3/4 full. Bake for 20-25 minutes until done. To check if the muffins are done, stick a toothpick in the centre. If it comes out clean, the muffins are done.

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Flavour Fiesta Magazine - Spring Issue 2012  

Spring issue of Flavour Fiesta Magazine. A food magazine for foodies looking for healthy and flavourful cuisine inspired by global cuisine....

Flavour Fiesta Magazine - Spring Issue 2012  

Spring issue of Flavour Fiesta Magazine. A food magazine for foodies looking for healthy and flavourful cuisine inspired by global cuisine....

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