Cacao Nutty Muffins


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Search no further for a scrumptious and nutritious breakfast treat—these cacao nutty muffins have everything you need to kick off your day! As easy to prepare as they are delicious, these muffins are made with only the best ingredients, like cholesterol-fighting nuts, antioxidant-filled cacao powder, and crunchy cacao nibs. Even better, don't feel limited by this recipe—its delightful flavor profile lends itself to almost any type of add-in or flavor change. So, why not try something new in the morning and make this power-packed breakfast? With a few simple ingredients and a little creativity, you can create an unforgettable way to fuel up for your busy day!


  • 1/2 cup chopped mixed nuts (almonds, walnuts, pecans, etc.)
  • 1/2 cup chopped cacao nuts
  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup quinoa powder
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup cacao powder
  • 1/4 cup cacao nibs
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup milk of your choice
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a muffin tin with paper liners.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the chopped nuts, flour, sugar, cacao powder, cacao nibs, baking powder, quinoa powder and salt. Stir until well combined and the dry ingredients are evenly mixed.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together the milk, vegetable oil, egg, and vanilla extract until well combined and the mixture is smooth.
  4. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir until just combined and the batter is thick and lumpy.
  5. Divide the batter evenly among the muffin cups, filling them about 3/4 full.
  6. Bake the muffins for 18-20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  7. Remove the muffins from the oven and let them cool in the tin for about 5 minutes.
  8. Transfer the muffins to a wire rack and let them cool completely before serving.
  9. Enjoy your delicious and healthy cacao nutty muffins immediately, or store them in an airtight container for later.

Get ready to bake up to a dozen muffin treats with this recipe that will tantalize your taste buds, boost your mood and nourish you with antioxidants! This delectable muffin recipe combines all the delicious ingredients - cacao powder, nibs and nuts - for an unbeatable flavor combination. Plus they're packed full of magnesium & iron which provide tons of healthy benefits – what's not to love?! You can customize how much or little goes into each one so don't be shy when it comes time to pile on the toppings. Get baking & give yourself something special every morning with this yummy breakfast treat!

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Janelle Van Driesen

Janelle is one of our passionate writers that loves helping people understand health and nutrition.