Jaffa Muffins
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Recipe type: Gluten Free
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Serves: 12 muffins
 
Gluten free chocolate and orange flavoured muffins, bringing back the old school jaffa in a new decadent and delicious way!
Ingredients
  • 80g unsalted butter
  • ½ cup almond milk
  • Grated rind of 1 orange
  • ½ cup freshly squeezed orange juice (approx. 1 large orange or 2 small oranges)
  • 2 cups gluten free all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 cups desiccated coconut
  • 1 cup rapadura sugar*
  • 2 eggs, lightly whisked
  • ¾ cup dark chocolate drops
  • Extra chocolate drops for drizzling
  • Extra orange rind for decoration
Method
  1. Preheat oven to 180°C (350°F) and line a 12-hole muffin pan with patty cases, set aside.
  2. In a small saucepan gently heat butter, milk, orange rind and juice together over medium heat until butter has melted and is smooth. Set aside.
  3. In a mixing bowl, sift together flour and baking powder. Stir in coconut and sugar.
  4. Gently fold through milk mixture and whisked eggs until just combined.
  5. Fold through chocolate chips.
  6. Spoon batter into prepared muffin pan, filling each liner ¾ of the way full.
  7. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the middle comes out clean.
  8. Allow muffins to cool in pan for 5 minutes before removing.
  9. Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
  10. Drizzle melted chocolate over each muffin and decorate with extra orange rind.
  11. Serve and Enjoy!
Notes
Ensure you do not over mix the batter, this will cause it to be tough.
Use coconut sugar as a suitable substitute for rapadura sugar.
Store muffins in an airtight container, in the pantry for up to 1 week.
Recipe by Wholesome Patisserie at https://wholesomepatisserie.com/muffins/jaffa-muffins/