Low Fat Dark Chocolate Muffins

Total Time
1hr 40mins
Prep 1 hr 20 mins
Cook 20 mins

These muffins are sweet and chocolatey; you'd never guess they're low fat. Soaking time for oats allowed for in times given.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Soak the oats in milk for about one hour.
  2. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees and then spray the muffin pan with cooking spray.
  3. Combine the oat mixture with the applesauce and egg whites, and mix until combined.
  4. In a separate bowl, whisk the dry ingredients together.
  5. Add the wet ingredients to the dry mix until just combined.
  6. Add the chopped chocolate.
  7. Do not over-mix of the muffins will be tough.
  8. Spoon the mixture into the muffin pan making 12 muffins.
  9. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until done.
  10. Remove from pan and enjoy.
Most Helpful

I served these to my picky daughter for breakfast, and she loved them. I used 1/2 cup of mini chocolate chips. Overall, these muffins are quite wholesome, and I will be making them again.

tednjoc October 18, 2011

Made these for a co-workers birthday and all the girlz at work are raving about them! I made them into mini's (400F for 11 min.), omitted the chocolate chunks but used a low fat chocolate icing. These are scrumptious! Would definately make these again!

SoupCookie June 30, 2009

I was looking for a lowfat, lower carb treat for me and my DH. This fit the bill very nicely. It was very easy to make. I used whole wheat pastry flour and reduced the Splenda brown sugar to 1/2 c. as my applesauce was sweetened and chunky - it made for nice apple chunks in the muffins. I used the full 6 tbsp. of cocoa and was glad I did - they had a nice chocolate flavor. Will definitely make these again. Thanks Annacia for posting.

Debi H January 28, 2009