Orange, Almond & Chia Muffins

By Anna Hopkins  , Print

December 20, 2018

Do you miss Orange and Poppyseed muffins?? These Orange, Almond & Chia Muffins have all the citrusy flavours and the texture of those, with only a fraction of the carbs! Enjoy one for brekky or a healthy snack.

  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Yields: 12


1 Packet of Anna's Low Carb Vanilla Cupcake Mix

1tsp baking powder

3/4/ cup (120g) chopped or slivered almonds

1 large orange (for Zest and juice)

Juice from one large orange (approx 50ml)

60g melted butter / or coconut oil

200g plain or coconut yoghurt

1/3 cup (50g) chia seeds

1 cup (250ml) milk of choice


1Preheat oven to 170 deg.

2Combine chia seeds, yoghurt, orange juice, orange rind & milk in a bowl and let sit for 30 minutes whilst you prepare the rest.

3In a separate bowl combine cupcake mix & almonds.

4Prepare muffin tin with 12 large patty cases/muffin wrappers. Liberally spray with oil to prevent sticking.

5Add melted butter or coconut oil to the yoghurt chia mix and then pour these wet ingredients into dry ingredients and fold gently until just combined.

6Portion into 12 patty cases.

7Baking for 30 minutes.

Icing Glaze *Optional

12 heaped tablespoon of plain or coconut yoghurt and 2 heaped tablespoons of Anna's Low Carb Icing Mix stir until combined

2Once Muffins are cooled drizzle yoghurt glaze over the top and decorate with Almonds or Orange Zest!


Nutrition Facts

Serving Size78g
Total Fat15.3
Saturated Fat5.0
Net Carbs5.8

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