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Paleo Chocolate Muffins

These paleo chocolate muffins are perfect for breakfast, snack, or dessert. They're gluten free, dairy free, and grain free.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time33 mins
Total Time43 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate, dairy free, gluten free, paleo, refined sugar free
Servings: 12
Calories: 185kcal


  • 6 eggs
  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup raw honey
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 cup coconut flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Add the eggs, extra virgin olive oil, raw honey, unsweetened applesauce, vanilla extract, and salt to a large mixing bowl and whisk until thoroughly combined.
  • Add the cocoa powder and whisk again until smooth.
  • Add the coconut flour and baking soda and mix until combined and any lumps from the coconut flour are dissolved.
  • Spoon the batter into paper lined muffin cups and bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 33 minutes.
  • Let cool before serving.
  • Makes 12 paleo chocolate muffins.


  • Optional additions: add 1/2 cup each of paleo dark chocolate chips and/or nuts such as pecans or walnuts to these muffins.


Serving: 1Muffin | Calories: 185kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 82mg | Sodium: 145mg | Potassium: 104mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 123IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 1mg