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Blackberry and Orange Muffins with Dark Chocolate Chunks
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Blackberry and Orange Muffins with Dark Chocolate Chunks

Learn how to make Blackberry Orange Muffins that have with Dark Chocolate chunks for good measure!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 211kcal


  • 1/4 cup butter melted and cooled
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/2 cup milk at room temperature
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 orange zested
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1.5 cups fresh blackberries
  • 1/2 cup roughly chopped dark chocolate


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Line a 12-cup muffin tin with liners and lightly spray with nonstick cooking spray. Set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl prepare the batter by whisking together the butter, apple sauce, milk, eggs and orange zest. Beat well for 2-3 minutes until fully incorporated. Whisk in the sugar until combined.
  • In a separate bowl mix together the flour, baking powder and salt.
  • Using a rubber spatula gently gently mix together the dry with the wet ingredients until just mixed- no not overmix. Fold in the blackberries and chopped chocolate.
  • Scoop the muffin batter into the prepared muffin tin, dividing the batter evenly between the 12 cups. Transfer the muffin tin to to oven and bake for approximately 22-25 minutes, or until tops of the muffins are slightly golden and toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  • Remove tin from the oven and allow muffins to cool for at least 5-10 minutes before serving. Store leftover muffins in an airtight container or ziplock bag for 2-3 days.


Calories: 211kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 245mg | Potassium: 200mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 220IU | Vitamin C: 5.1mg | Calcium: 62mg | Iron: 2.1mg
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