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chocolate protein muffins on white napkin

Chocolate Protein Muffins

Healthy, soft, moist Chocolate Protein Muffins that are packed with protein that taste like Devil's Food Cake?! Yes, it's true! Filled with protein rich, healthful ingredients and mixed together easily in one bowl. You will love this recipe.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 24 muffins
Calories 120kcal


  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup cocoa powder unsweetened
  • 1/2 cup powdered whey protein
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup plain greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 5 egg whites
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup butter melted
  • 2 cups riced cauliflower steamed


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line 24 muffin tins with paper liners OR spray with nonstick cooking spray. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk sugar, flour, cocoa, whey protein, baking soda and salt together until well combined.
  • In a separate bowl or liquid measuring cup, whisk yogurt, maple syrup, egg whites and vanilla together until incorporated.
  • With the mixer on, slowly pour in the wet ingredients to the dry. Stream in melted butter. Turn mixer off and scrape the bottoms and the sides of the bowl. Stir in the riced cauliflower by hand until completely incorporated.
  • Scoop into muffin tins and bake 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Serve warm.


Calories: 120kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 194mg | Potassium: 124mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 124IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 1mg