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Although many people on a ketogenic diet naturally begin to practice intermittent fasting (IF), every now and then the morning calls for a nice big cup of fat coffee and (keto) muffins.  

This first meal of the day is even more special when chocolate is involved.  These chocolate chips muffins are moist, fluffy, easy to prepare, and can even be baked ahead of time for meal prep so you can enjoy them any day of the week.

The main ingredients in these muffins include:

One of the best options for keto baking is coconut flour because it adds a lot of volume to recipes, it’s low in carbs, and packed with vitamins and minerals. 

3 Health Benefits of Coconut Flour

#1: Improves Digestive Health

The fiber from coconut flour can improve your digestion and keep you regular. Coconut flour contains 5 times more fiber than regular wheat flour. 

#2: Keeps Your Blood Sugar Stable

Coconut flour can support healthy blood sugar levels. Due to its high nutrient density and fiber content, it also helps to increase satiety and reduce hunger.

#3: Aids in Metabolism

One of the many health benefits of coconut flour is how rich it is in healthy fats.  It contains medium-chain fatty acids (MCTs), which  provide quick energy and support a healthy metabolism.  They also have strong antibacterial and antiviral properties which aid in protecting your body against bacteria and viruses.

Using coconut flour is also a great keto baking option for those with nut allergies.  It’s richer in fiber, nutrients, vitamins, minerals, and lower in omega 6 fatty acids compared other nut flours. Baked goods are typically more dense and moist when coconut flour is involved. 

When hunger strikes in the morning, these fluffy chocolate chip muffins taste just like real deal but won’t kick you out of ketosis.

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Fluffy Chocolate Chip Keto Muffins

keto muffins

Easy keto chocolate chip muffins that are so moist and tender you will never believe they are low carb and keto friendly.

  • Author: Corina Nielsen
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 12 muffins

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a mini cupcake pan (12) with liners or coat with non stick spray. Add all dry ingredients to a small bowl, whisk well.
  2. Add butter, cream cheese, and vanilla extract to a stand mixer or large bowl. Cream until light and fluffy. Add one egg at a time, mix between additions.
  3. Slowly add dry ingredients to wet ingredients. Pour in milk and mix just until incorporated and smooth. Fold in chocolate chips. Divide and portion batter into prepared cupcake pan. Bake for 18-20 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean when poked through the center of each muffin.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 muffin
  • Calories: 88
  • Fat: 7g
  • Carbohydrates: Net Carbs: 2g
  • Protein: 2g
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  1. These are delicious. I used unsweetened almond milk instead of whole. Does that change the nutritional information!

  2. Hi Deb, this recipe yields 12 muffins so you can double the amount of divided mixture when putting it in the pan.

  3. Made with almond flour instead. But these were the best keto muffin we’ve tried

  4. These are excellent! I used 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk and 1/2 cup heavy cream. Used Lily’s keto chocolate chips. They needed to cook like 25 minutes for me. (Maybe just my oven?) Even my kiddos loved them and they are super picky… Thanks !

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