Chocolaty Beet Muffins


Get some fruit and vegetables in these tasty chocolate muffins!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
12 muffins


  • cooking spray

  • 1 ½ cups spelt flour

  • ¼ cup dark cocoa powder

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1 cup shredded beets

  • ¾ cup applesauce

  • ¼ cup oil

  • ¼ cup honey

  • 1 egg


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Spray 12 muffin cups with cooking spray.

  2. Combine flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, and cinnamon together in a bowl. Stir beets, applesauce, oil, honey, and egg together in a separate bowl; stir into flour mixture just until batter is combined. Spoon batter into the prepared muffin cups.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 18 minutes. Remove muffins from tin immediately.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

134 Calories
6g Fat
21g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 134
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 7%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 16mg 5%
Sodium 97mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 7%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 1mg 4%
Calcium 54mg 4%
Iron 1mg 5%
Potassium 86mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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