Sunday, January 26, 2014

My Favorite Muffin in a Mug So Far! Samoa! Gluten-free, Trim Healthy Mama (S), Sugar-free

A couple weeks ago, Gwen's Nest, posted a Samoa milkshake. If you like Samoas but have not tried it, go, now, make it, it is that good! However, I live on the edge of the snow belt, it is cold here, and currently we are under several inches of the white fluffy stuff. I didn't want a milkshake today, I wanted a warm, flavorful muffin. *Just poked the last bite into my mouth, yummm, happy.* 

I wish I could share a bite but the best I can do is share a picture, and recipe; you have to make your own. 
There is the picture, and here is the recipe. 

Samoa Muffin in a Mug 
1 tablespoon coconut oil, butter, or MCT oil
2 tablespoons flax meal
3 tablespoons almond meal
1 tablespoon erythritol
dash stevia
1 egg
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
dash salt
1 square chopped 90% chocolate, I used Lindt
2 tablespoons shredded coconut, unsweetened
1/2 teaspoon coconut extract
1 teaspoon caramel flavor
1/2 teaspoon butter flavor
Mix all in lightly oiled mug, I used a small pyrex glass container. 
Bake 350F. for 20 minutes or 1 minute in microwave.
Here is the usual stream of photos.







I love Muffins, they are a great grab-n-go snack, or breakfast on the run. Sometimes I will line up the glass containers and make a string of muffins, varying the flavors in each, this way I can just put 1/2 or whole muffin in ziploc baggies to drop in my purse as I run out the door for appointments or errands. 
Enjoy!

Tuesday Link-up at Gwen's Nest
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7 comments:

  1. Your chopped chocolate picture is my favorite!! Can't wait to try this recipe either. Thanks for sharing ~ Angela From Grassfed Mama

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  2. You show coconut flour in the pic but not the recipe ...?

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    1. The bag is "Coconut, Fine", referring to the fine shred. It is my favorite to use because it is less stringy.

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  3. would an egg subsitute of some sort work with this recipe?
    thanks so much!!

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  4. I believe an egg substitute would work but the egg is part of the protein and fat count, so adjust accordingly.

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  5. FYI - MCT oil shouldn't be cooked. Sounds yummy, thanks for sharing!

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    1. Research shows that it should not be used for frying but is acceptable for baking. Thanks for sharing!

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