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Mocha Muffin

  • Author: Chris Dalziel
  • Prep Time: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 30 min
  • Total Time: 45 min
  • Yield: 6 large or 12 small muffins 1x


A quick example of the “Master Muffin” recipe.


  • 1 cup of espresso, cooled
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tbsp. melted butter
  • 2 tbsp. organic sugar
  • 1 cup. whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1 T. baking powder
  • 1/2 t. celtic salt or Himalayan salt
  • 2 tbsp. cocoa powder plus 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/2 cup. chopped raw cashews
  • 1/2 cup. raw chocolate nibs


  • Mix all wet ingredient together.
  • In a separate bowl blend the dry ingredients.
  • Fold the dry ingredients into the liquid ingredients, until the flour is completely moistened.
  • Fold the filling in gently.
  • Fill greased muffin tins 3/4 full of the muffin batter.
  • Bake at 350F for 15 to 18 minutes, or until the top springs back when gently pushed.
  • Remove from oven and immediately top with a square of dark chocolate.
  • Allow chocolate to melt, it will be firm when cool.
  • Serve warm or cold with butter, and cheese!

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