PREP TIME: 5 MIN COOK TIME: 15 MIN DIFFICULTY: EASY TOTAL TIME: 20 MIN SERVES: 4
I’ve got another delectable dish for you to try this week in celebration of World Chocolate Day. COLLAGEN CHOCOLATE MUFFINS!
This time, I added collagen powder to the mix to make the recipe even healthier.
What is Collagen and what are the benefits of using it?
Collagen is the most abundant protein in your body, according to Healthline, and it serves a variety of functions, including providing structure to your skin and aiding blood clotting. It’s become increasingly popular as a nutritional supplement and ingredient in shampoos and body lotions in recent years.
Collagen is a simple-to-digest protein source.
Collagen aids in the smoothing of wrinkles and the increase of skin elasticity.
Collagen may also aid in the relief of joint aches and pains.
Collagen could help your gut health.
Collagen could help your heart health.
Collagen could help with joint pain.
Collagen can help maintaining bone health.Healthline
Let’s jump straight into the recipe:
- 2 large eggs
- 100ml canola oil
- 5 heaped tbsp collagen peptides
- 200g sugar
- 80g cocoa powder
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 tbsp vanilla essence
- 250ml water
- 300g cake wheat flour
- 1 tbsp baking powder
- 250 g slab of chocolate
- Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
- Line your muffin pan with paper cups.
- Whisk the oil, eggs, water, and vanilla essence together.
- In a bowl, add the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, collagen peptides, sugar, and salt. Mix well.
- Pour the egg mixture into the flour and blend well with a spatula until batter is smooth and creamy.
- Spoon the batter into the muffin pans. Fill each cup ¾ full.
- Bake for 15 to 20 min or until skewer comes out clean when inserted into the muffins.
- Drizzle your muffins with melted chocolate. Enjoy with fruits of your choice!