Chocolate & kale muffins

  • Vegetarian


250g pack essential Waitrose Kale
200g 70% plain chocolate, broken into pieces
125g butter
3 medium essential Waitrose Free Range Eggs
175g golden caster sugar
175g self-raising
wholemeal flour
1 tsp baking powder
Edible gold shimmer spray


1. Preheat the oven to 180°C, gas mark 4. Line a 12-hole muffin tin with muffin cases. Cook the kale in boiling water for 3 minutes, then drain and cool. Squeeze out the excess water, remove any thick stalks, then chop finely.

2. Meanwhile, place the chocolate and butter in a bowl over a pan of simmering water to melt.

3. Whisk together the eggs and sugar until pale and thickened, stir in the melted chocolate, and then flour and baking powder.

4. Mix in the kale and spoon into the muffin cases. Bake for 17-20 minutes until just cooked through. Cool slightly before spraying with edible gold shimmer spray. 

  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 20 minutes
  • Total time: 30 minutes 30 minutes

Makes: 12

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 1,277kJ
Fat 17.7g
Saturated Fat 10g
Carbohydrate 30.6g
Sugars 20.2g
Protein 6g
Salt 0.3g
Fibre 2.5g

per muffin

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This recipe was first published in Thu Jun 23 09:18:00 BST 2016.