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Double Chocolate Gluten-Free Bran Muffins

A gluten-free chocolate muffin recipe made with rich cocoa powder, oat bran, gluten-free flour and semi-sweet chocolate chips.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 15 muffins
Calories 174kcal
Author Amee


  • 1 cup oat bran cereal measured dry *I used Quaker oat bran cereal
  • 1 cup gluten-free all-purpose flour *King Arthur brand recommended
  • ½ cup cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup unsweetened almond milk *I used Almond Breeze unsweetened chocolate almond millk
  • ¾ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • ¼ cup avocado oil
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp good quality vanilla extract
  • 1 egg lightly beaten
  • ½ cup semisweet chocolate chips


  • Heat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Place paper baking cups in a 12 muffin pan.
  • Whisk together: oat bran, gluten-free flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  • Whisk together wet ingredients and brown sugar until blended. You can use a stand mixer for this.
  • Combine flour mixture and wet mixture.
  • Stir until combined and then fold in the chocolate chips.
  • Divide batter evenly among muffin cups.
  • Bake for 15 minutes or until toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Immediately remove muffins from pan and cool on a wire rack or serve warm.


Calories: 174kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 129mg | Potassium: 151mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 22IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 59mg | Iron: 2mg