No Added Sugar Cocoa and Strawberry Mini Muffin Recipe

Servings: 60 mini muffins (1 muffin)

15 mins to prepare 11 mins cooking time


  • 2 1/2 cups gluten free oats (ground in blender)
  • 2 cup  flour
  • 4 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 cup cocoa
  • 1/2 cup Dairyfine butter (dairy free)
  • 12 dates (softened)
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cup applesauce- stewed purred apple
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 2 cup chopped strawberries (frozen)


Replace the eggs with 3 cups of mashed banana

Replace Milk with Alpro soya milk for professionals


  1. Pulse oatmeal in the blender until it resembles a gritty flour.
  2. If dates are not soft, place them into a bowl of hot water for 30 minutes before using.
  3. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F/ 200C
  4. Line a mini muffin pan with liners (parchment paper liners work best) or grease pan well.
  5. Add all dry ingredients into a medium bowl and mix well.
  6. Add butter, dates, eggs, applesauce, and milk into a blender and blend until smooth.
  7. Pour blended mixture into a well in centre of the dry ingredients.
  8. Mix gently just until no dry ingredients are noticeable.
  9. Fold in strawberries.
  10. Scoop into greased or lined mini muffin pans.
  11. Bake for 10-12 minutes, until a toothpick comes out clean.

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