These awesome muffins are light and spongy. I used only organic products. The applesauce and coconut add great flavor and sweetness while cutting the use of oil and sugar. They’re great to make during the fall when pumpkins are everywhere, but they are excellent anytime. Enjoy!
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour muffin pans or use paper liners.
Whisk together the pumpkin puree, eggs, oil, applesauce, and sugar in a bowl. Combine the all-purpose flour, pastry flour, baking soda, and baking powder in a separate bowl. Slowly add the flour mixture to the pumpkin mixture, whisking continually. Fold in the coconut and chocolate chips. Pour the resulting batter into the muffin pans.
Bake in preheated oven until a toothpick inserted in the center of a muffin comes out clean, 15 to 20 minutes. Allow to cool completely on a wire rack before serving, about 1 hour.
Per Serving: 196 calories; protein 3.1g; carbohydrates 24.8g; fat 10.3g; cholesterol 31mg; sodium 179.9mg.
The quality of the flour can make a real deal to your bread. Different brands do vary. Extra-strong or Canadian flours, which are naturally higher in gluten, may give you a better rise than standard bread flours – especially if you’re making wholemeal dough , which doesn’t always rise as well as white bread.
To made this in a breadmaker , add all the menus to your breadmaker and follow the makers instructions.
A bread first rising can be make in the fridge overnight . This slows down the time it takes to rise to double its size, giving it a deeper flavour. It’s also a great limit , as you can work it night before , then finish it off the next day.