Chocolate and Berry Muffins

Chocolate and Berry Muffins

A classic combination of flavours with chocolate and berries, with some surprise ingredients that make this muffin a nutritious snack!

12 servings
Preparation 15 min
Cooking 40 min

230 calories per serving 


2/3 cup cashews   100 g
1 cup white flour (all purpose)   130 g
1 cup whole wheat flour   130 g
1/2 cup almonds, ground   70 g
1/2 cup cocoa powder   45 g
2 tsp baking powder   5 g
1/2 tsp salt   2 g
8 egg whites    
3 bananas, small, very ripe, mashed   460 g
2 tsp vanilla extract   10 mL
4 tbsp honey   90 g
2 cups berry mix, frozen   260 g

Before you start

A blender or a mixer and a food processor will make things easier for this recipe.


  1. Preheat the oven to 160°C/325°F. Place 12 large paper muffin cups in a 12 cup muffin pan.
  2. Put the cashews in a food processor and process a nut butter consistency is reached, about 5 min. Set aside.
  3. In a bowl, combine the flours, ground almonds, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
  4. In a large mixing bowl, beat the egg whites using a mixer until soft peaks are formed. Set aside.
  5. In another bowl, mix together the mashed bananas, vanilla, cashew butter, and honey. Fold in the egg whites using a spatula. Mix in the dry ingredients, then gently fold in the berries.
  6. Using an ice cream scoop, spoon the batter into the prepared muffin cups.
  7. Bake in the middle of the oven for about 40 min, until a tooth-pick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean. Take the pan out of the oven, then put each of the paper lined muffins on a rack to cool down. Serve.

Nutrition Facts Table

Nutrition Facts

per 1 serving (120g)


% DV*

* DV = Daily Value




8 g

12 %

Saturated 1 g
+ Trans 0 g

6 %


0 mg


140 mg

6 %


37 g

12 %


5 g

21 %


12 g


9 g

Vitamin A

0 %

Vitamin C

4 %


6 %


20 %

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Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to:

Vegetables and Fruit: ½ serving
Grain Products: 1 serving
Milk and Alternatives: 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives: ¾ serving

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Free :
Cholesterol, Trans Fat
Low :
Saturated Fat, Sodium
Source of :
Calcium, Pantothenic Acid, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Vitamin K
Good source of :
Copper, Fibre, Folacin, Iron, Niacin, Phosphorus, Potassium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin E, Zinc
Excellent source of :
Magnesium, Manganese, Selenium
Diet-related health claims :
Artery-healthy, Heart-healthy

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This recipe is in the following categories: Chocolate | Snacks | Artery-healthy | Halal | Heart-healthy | High Fibre | High Iron | Kosher | Low Cholesterol | Low Saturated Fat | Low Sodium | Vegetarian | Bake

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