Chocolate Protein Muffins

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Chocolate-Muffin-353x353Yield: 12 muffins
You will need: blender, measuring cups and spoons, muffin tin, cooking oil spray, rubber spatula, cooling rack

Ingredients: 
1-15 oz can black beans, drained and rinsed 5 eggs
1 T vanilla extract
1/2 tsp sea salt
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
4 T coconut oil
1⁄2 cup maple syrup
1/4 cup chocolate protein powder
2 T cacao powder
3 T unsweetened shredded coconut (optional garnish)

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F. Spray a muffin tin with cooking oil.
  2. Place everything except the coconut into a blender or food processor and run until smooth. Scrape down the sides as necessary.
  3. Pour into the muffin tins evenly (batter will be thin).
  4. Top each muffin with coconut (if using).
  5. Bake for 20-25 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean.
  6. Let cool 5 minutes and then remove to a cooling rack.