vegan chocolate almond muffins
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Vegan Chocolate Almond Muffins

Yummy chocolate and almond muffins packed with chocolate and almonds! Egg and dairy free. And vegan friendly.
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American, British
Keyword: Vegan, Chocolate, Almond, Muffin, Baking
Servings: 12 Muffins
Author: Jacq

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 340 grams Plain flour sifted
  • 158 grams Light brown sugar
  • 400 mls Soya milk I used Alpro, sweetened
  • 125 mls Vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp Baking powder Always use a knife to level off the measurement, or use just under tbsp of powder
  • 70 grams Flaked Almonds, plus a few tbsp extra Plus a few tbsps extra to sprinkle on top of muffins
  • 100 grams Dark Chocolate drops/squares, plus a few tbsp extra Vegan, or otherwise if baking vegetarian muffins. If large chocolate buttons or squares then rough chop. The extra is to sprinkle on top of muffins.
  • 2 tsp Almond essence
  • pinch Salt

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 180 Fan/ 200 Celsius/400 Fahrenheit/Gas 6
  • Prepare muffin tray with 12 paper cases
  • Sift flour, salt, baking powder and sugar into mixing bowl
  • Using a measuring jug, add milk, oil and almond essence. Mix well.
  • Tip the chocolate and flaked almonds into the flour and mix.
  • Create a little well in the flour mix and pour in liquid mix.
  • Mix through carefully and gently, until all combined. Don't overmix or mix fast!
  • Divide mix between the 12 paper cases. Mix will come up to the case top.
  • Scatter the extra chocolate pieces and almonds over the muffin mix.
  • Bake on the middle shelf of your oven. Never bake these muffins on the top shelf.
  • Muffins should be ready after 18-10 minutes. But baking time depends on your oven.
  • Muffins should be golden and well risen.
    vegan chocolate almond muffins
  • Cool in the tray.
  • Store in airtight container for up to 4 days. Wrap in foil to keep fresher for longer.

Notes

  • These muffins taste better the next day as the almond flavour settles and intensifies.
 
  • Though the muffins are still yummy straight from the oven!
 
  • I enjoyed one of the muffins for breakfast. But my kids love them for supper.
vegan chocolate almond muffins