Dark chocolate and dried cherry muffins made with a healthy serving of oats, peanut butter, and yogurt! Perfect for the holidays, these muffins are made with canola oil and a reduced amount of sugar. A generous amount of Greek yoghurt also gives them a unique flavor.
1 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
¾ cup rolled oats
½ cup of brown sugar
1 ½ teaspoons baking powder
½ teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon salt
1 ½ cups plain Greek yoghurt
¼ cup peanut butter
½ cup canola oil
½ cup dried red cherries, chopped
1/3 cup chopped dark chocolate
Preheat oven to 400°F. Line twelve 2 1/2-inch muffin cups with paper bake cups. In a large bowl stir together all-purpose flour, oats, the brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
Add yogurt mixture all at once to flour mixture. Stir until just moistened.
Fold in cherries and chocolate.
How did your dark chocolate cherry muffins turn out? Let us know in the comments below.
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I visited Horizon Guest House twice and greatly enjoyed Clem’s breakfasts so when I saw this cherry and dark chocolate muffins recipe, I couldn’t resist the chance to bake a batch. They are DELICIOUS and I’m a rank amateur baker so anyone can bake these. I added a bonus touch…a scoop of vanilla ice cream and WOW! Thanks Clem. I really hope to return to HGH for the views, ambiance, Clem’s cooking, and to see Cleo and Ele.
Thanks Roy! Glad they turned out so well and you’re right, a scoop of vanilla ice cream sounds perfect. Hope to see you here again soon!