Reduced-Sugar Chocolate Peanut Butter Muffins Recipe

Chocolate Muffins with Peanut Butter

These light and healthy chocolate muffins are scrumptiously delicious! They're vegan, gluten-free optional, and super moist, soft, and oh so chocolatey! Our go-to Purecane influencer baker Jillian has turned an indulgent chocolate muffin into a guilt-free treat!
Prep 5m
Cook 25m
Total 30m
Serve 16


Muffin Ingredients:

  • 1 ½ cups unsweetened plant-based milk (or milk of choice)
  • ¾ cup Purecane™ zero-calorie Baking Sweetener
  • ½ vegan butter or coconut oil (melted)
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup cocoa powder
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour (can use gluten-free or oat flour)
  • ½ cup vegan chocolate chips

Peanut Butter Drizzle Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons peanut butter (creamy)


Low-Sugar Chocolate Peanut Butter Muffins Recipe


  • Preheat the oven to 350F. Line 14-16 muffin tins with paper liners.

Make The Muffins:

  1. In a medium-sized mixing bowl, hand mix the plant-based milk, Purecane™ zero-calorie Baking Sweetener, melted vegan butter or coconut oil, baking powder, baking soda, vanilla, and cocoa together until smooth. 
  2. Begin to add the all-purpose flour or oat flour and mix until a thick batter forms. Option to fold in vegan chocolate chips.
  3. Spoon the batter into 14-16 lined muffin wells and bake for about 25 minutes or until the muffins have completely risen. 
  4. Just before the muffins are done baking, microwave the creamy peanut butter for about 30 seconds.
  5. Allow the muffins to cool and drizzle the melted peanut butter on top. Enjoy!