Chocolate-Flecked Multigrain Muffins

Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 18 mins

Adapted from Enlightened Chocolate, by Camilla Saulsbury

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. In a large bowl whisk the flour, sugar, brown sugar, wheat germ, cocoa powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt until blended. Stir in the oats and dates. Make a well in the center of the mixture.
  3. In small bowl whisk the buttermilk, olive oil, vanilla and egg, then add the liquid to the flour mixture, stirring just until moist. Stir in boiling water. Let batter stand 15 minutes. Stir in the chocolate.
  4. Spray a 12 cup muffin tin with nonstick cooking spray. Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups. Bake 18-20 minutes or until muffins spring back when touched lightly in center. Remove muffins from the tin immediately. Place on a wire rack and cool.


Most Helpful

These are delicious fresh out of the oven! I used canola oil instead of olive and frozen raspberries instead of dates. I sprinkled a little flaxseed in too.

The Legal Chef January 06, 2009

These muffins were delicious! Very moist. I loved the light, chocolate flavor. They had just the right amount of sweetness in a whole-grain goodness. I used cranberries instead of the dates and they worked great. My whole family enjoyed them. I'll be using this recipe again.

Mandi Joy April 14, 2008

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