Muffin Cakes

TGIF!!

The muffin recipe I worked on yesterday was a total success. However, I would call these muffin cakes, rather than just muffins. Because the only flour used was almond meal/flour and they are more cake-like, than muffin-like.

While my muffin cakes were baking, I was doing this workout and I was one hot mess when I finished up. Even Zuzana said that it was one of the hardest workouts she had done in awhile. Give it a try; if you are looking for a quick, but challenging at home workout.

Make these as soon as you get a chance {you won’t regret it}. All 5 of the “hungry healthy” family members gave it a thumbs up!!

Recipe below. Enjoy your Friday and weekend everyone!

chocolate chip banana almond muffin cakes
Recipe Type: breakfast, snack or dessert
Author: Kim Lee @ hungryhealthygirl.com
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 35 mins
Total time: 45 mins
If you like eating cake for breakfast; this is your recipe!! And it’s healthy….nothing naughty in these perfect muffin cakes. Vegan and gluten free.
Ingredients
  • 1 cup almond meal/flour
  • 1 cup very ripe mashed banana (2 large bananas)
  • 2 tbsp ground flax + 6 tbsp water (2 flax eggs)
  • 1/4 cup almond butter
  • 1/4 cup 100% raw honey
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/3 cup mini chocolate chips (optional) (I used Enjoy Life chips, which are dairy, nut & soy free.)
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a muffin baking pan with cooking spray or prepare with muffin tins.
  2. Make your flax eggs by combining the ground flax with the water in a small bowl and allow this to set for approx. 5 mins.
  3. In a large bowl combine all dry ingredients (almond meal/flour, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt).
  4. In a medium bowl combine all wet ingredients (bananas, almond butter, honey, vanilla and flax eggs.
  5. Stir wet ingredients into dry ingredients and then fold in chocolate chips, if using.
  6. Fill 10 muffin tins 3/4 full and bake for approx 30-35 mins. Mine took 35 mins.
Notes

Makes 10 muffins.

Comments

  1. oooh chocolate chip banana and almond — YUMM!!!

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