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Chocolate is that kind of thing that just brings this united and irreplaceable joy in our lives, here’s how to get your fix without the guilt. Model Claudia Etherington shares her recipe for some healthy chocolate muffins:

Makes approx 10 large muffins.

You will need:
– 3 eggs
– 1 cup/ 240g coconut milk /nut milk/ cow’s milk
– 2/3 cup/ 160ml maple syrup… you can always go halfies with a ripe banana too if the maple is just too much!
– 2/3 cup/ 160ml olive oil/ coconut oil melted
– 100g dark chocolate, but lets be truthful, any chocolate will work wonders
– 1 Cup/ 240g rye flour
– 1 Cup/ 240g spelt flour (you can also use wholemeal as i did!)
– 6 tbsp of cocoa powder, dark or milk up to you
– 2 tsp baking powder
– Sea salt

To begin pre heat the oven at 200C/400F, lining the tins as you go with parchment paper or muffin holders, whatever you prefer. Pop all the dry ingredients together and mix until evenly dispersed. In a separate bowl crack your 3 eggs and beat them together, adding the milk, maple syrup and oil whilst constantly stirring the mixture. Once combined plop the dry mixture in with the wet mixture. Divide the Chocolate Bar into two, using one half to crumble into the batter and the other half for later. Delicately fold everything together then divide the batter into the muffin tins and top with the left over dark chocolate.
Bake these goodies for 17/18 minutes decorating with a sprinkle of sea salt.
Remember, it’s always okay to eat a couple burning hot out the oven.