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Chocolate and Orange Muffins

Servings: 10
Author: Angela Coleby
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  • 1 orange
  • 1 cup hazelnut flour
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup erthyritol or sugar substitute of your choice
  • 1/3 cup butter melted
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tspn baking powder
  • 1/2 tspn salt


  • Place the orange in a saucepan of water and ensure that it is covered and bring to the boil.
  • Cover with a lid and simmer for an hour until the orange is soft.
  • Remove the orange from the saucepan and set aside to cool.
  • Once the orange is cool, either use a food processor or hand blender to blitz it until smooth.
  • Preheat the oven to 180C/350F degrees.
  • Mix the hazelnut flour, salt, erthyritol, baking powder and cocoa powder in a bowl.
  • Add the butter and eggs and stir well.
  • Add the orange mixture and blend thoroughly.
  • Pour into muffin cases and bake for 25-35 minutes until firm.


Nutritional Info per muffin - 150 Calories, 14g Fat, 4g Protein, 5g Total Carbs, 2g Fibre, 3g Net Fibre