How To Make Gluten & Dairy Free Chocolate Muffins By Honest Mum

Updated post.

Turning plant-based since this was initially posted and discovering Oliver has an egg intolerance means while they worked for us a at the time of posting, we need to create an alternative now. Alexander my youngest son doesn’t eat dairy and he loves these.

They will also still be useful to those seeking a gluten and dairy free alternative.

gluten and dairy free chocolate muffins

These muffins are simple and quick to make.

I’ve also used maple syrup instead of processed sugar to add sweetness.

chocolate muffins

Ingredients

Makes 12 muffins

  • 250g of gluten free flour (we like Doves Farm)
  • 50g of coco powder
  • 2tsp baking powder
  • 150g vegan chocolate chips
  • 200ml coconut cream
  • 2 eggs
  • 180ml maple syrup/honey
  • 4 tbsp dairy free sunflower spread (we like Pure)
  • More Pure spread for greasing

For the topping

  • 250g plain chocolate

kid baking

Method

Preheat the oven to 200°C

Sift the flour, cocoa powder and baking powder into a large bowl and also add the chocolate chips.

cocoa

weighing flour

sifting flour

In a separate bowl, add the honey, eggs, coconut cream and Pure sunflower spread.

Pure sunflower spread

wooden spoon

Thank you Pure for my personalised wooden spoon. I love it.

Honest Mum spoon

baking

child, whisking

child whisking egg

whisking

honey

Pure sunflower spread

coconut cream in baking

Mix both bowls together lightly.

child stirring

chocolate muffin mixture

Grease the cases with Pure.

greasing muffin cases

Spoon the mixture into the cases on a baking tray. Place in the oven and bake for 20 minutes. The muffins will have risen and peaking from their cases.

dishing out muffin mixture

Remove from the oven and cool.

For the topping, melt the chocolate in a heatproof bowl over a pan of simmering water.

When slightly thickened, spread each muffin with the icing and decorate if you wish.

icing

beautiful chocolate muffins

gluten and dairy-free chocolate muffins

pretty chocolate muffins

Here’s a little video too:

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14 Responses

  1. amy @ Feeding Finn

    These look delicious 🙂 Your photos are amazing, I love seeing the concentration on kids faces when they bake / cook. Oliver looks fully engrossed x
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  2. Nikki Frank-Hamilton

    Vicki, did you post this just for me? I’m touched! LOL And now I’m hungry! These look so good, and simple. Most gluten-free recipes have so many ingredients that I haven’t worked with yet, and I’m not quite ready! This is perfect. And I don’t know what’s better Oliver’s eyes or the finished product. I caught myself feeling like I was in the kitchen with you both, I could see everything through Oliver’s expressive eyes! I love it!
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    • Honest Mum

      Aw not just for you lovely, but happy you liked it-we try and limit dairy and gluten as much as possible and are always rustling up vegan desserts, so glad you like this!

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  3. Rosie @ Little Fish

    These look yummy. I’m all for ‘healthy’ treats for breakfast too. Love the photos of you baking with your son – gorgeous! x
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  4. Sarah James

    Your chocolate muffins look delicious Vicki & perfect for a chocolate lover’s breakfast treat. Oliver is taking his baking seriously, he looks like he’s going to take after his mum. My happiest memories are baking with my boys when they were children too, moments to treasure. Love the personalised spoon x
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  5. Cheryl @ ReimerandRuby

    This looks so yummy! I love how your kid was so focused on helping mummy in baking… #TastyTuesday
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  6. Nancy

    These look and sound yummy, will be making these soon, just need to translate to U.S. measurements. BTW, just to clarify, the coconut cream is the fatty part of the canned coconut milk, or does it mean something else in the U.K.?
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  7. Mummy Tries

    Your kitchen is so gorgeous Vicki! Oliver looks so deeply engrossed in his activity, gotta love a bit of baking with the kids xx
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