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Flourless Honey-Orange Chocolate Muffins – Perfect Breakfast for your Valentine

How could you go wrong with muffins that marry the best flavors: orange, honey and chocolate? These are divine with a delicate cup of Café au lait and freshly whipped cream cheese.

Flourless Honey-Orange Chocolate Muffins

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Serves: 6 jumbo muffins (or 12 regular muffins)

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups smooth almond butter
  • 5 large eggs
  • 2/3 cup honey
  • 2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder, sifted
  • 1/2 Tbsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • zest from one orange

Instructions

1

Preheat the oven 350F. Grease a jumbo muffin pan (or use a regular muffin pan).

2

Beat together almond butter and eggs with an electric mixer until smooth and fluffy (about 5 minutes). Add in honey, cocoa powder, vanilla extract, orange zest, salt, and baking soda. Mix well, until mixture is very smooth.

3

Divide batter into prepared 6-cup muffin pan. Bake 15-20 minutes, or until puffed up and cracked on top. Remove from oven and let cool in pan about 5 minutes, then transfer to a cooling rack.

4

Serve with whipped cream cheese or soft goat cheese. Serve warm with a cup of coffee for breakfast.


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6 Comments

  • Reply
    La Table De Nana
    February 11, 2016 at 2:15 am

    Gosh they are beautiful.

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    Merry Graham
    February 11, 2016 at 4:20 am

    What a cool recipe! I am going to print the recipe and give it a try! Thanks!

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    Rosa's Yummy Yums
    February 11, 2016 at 7:01 am

    Beautiful muffins and great recipe!

    Cheers,

    Rosa

    http://www.reveriesbramblesscribbles.com

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    Dominique Allmon
    February 12, 2016 at 2:38 am

    Very nice recipe, Yelena. Quite tempting. I love your images. As beautiful as ever!
    Greetings – Dominique

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    handmade by amalia
    February 13, 2016 at 1:47 pm

    Some of the prettiest muffins I've ever seen.
    Amalia
    xo

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    Angie Schneider
    February 14, 2016 at 3:59 pm

    These chocolate muffins look heavenly and great clicks, as always, Yelena.

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