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Leaderbrand Chocolate Beetroot Muffins Leaderbrand Chocolate Beetroot Muffins

Chocolate Beetroot Muffins

perfect recipe for kids to get in the kitchen!

Preheat oven to 200 degrees C. Grease 12 muffin cups or line with paper muffin liners.

Combine flour, sugar, ¾ cup chocolate chips (reserving ¼ cup) cocoa powder and baking soda in a large bowl. Whisk egg, yoghurt, milk, grated beetroot and vegetable oil in another bowl until smooth. Pour wet ingredients into chocolate mixture and stir until just blended.

Fill prepared muffin cups 3/4 full and sprinkle with remaining chocolate chips.

Bake in preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the centre comes out clean, about 20 minutes. Cool in the tray for 10 minutes before removing to cool completely on a wire rack.

Optional:  After removing from the oven, sprinkle with toasted ground nuts.

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Avg Quantity per serving Avg Quantity per 100g
Energy (kJ/Cal) 257/61 206/49
Protein (g) 2.8 2.2
Fat, total (g) 0.2 0.1
– saturated (g) 0.03 0.02
Carbohydrate (g) 12 9.6
– sugars (g) 10.4 8.3
Fibre (g) 3.0 2.4
Sodium (mg) 72 58

Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 8th Edition, Plant & Food Research.

timer Total time 40 mins hourglass_empty Prep time 15 mins timer Cook time 25 mins people Serving 12 muffins info_outline Difficulty Easy
  • 2 cups self-rising flour
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 3/4 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 x pack of LeaderBrand Beetroot (grated)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup plain yoghurt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips
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