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Anytime Chocolate Muffins

In my Granny’s Southern household, huge chocolate sheet cakes were a staple. And the coveted corner pieces, with three sides covered in frosting, were the first to go. Unless you were quick, usually it was Granny herself who pilfered each corner piece, eschewing cake-cutting decorum and leaving the impression to anyone arriving unexpectedly that gremlins had been sneaking bites in the kitchen. Living in a household of two, where the other only eats tiny bits of chocolate from time to time, if I made a large sheet cake it would fall to me to eat the whole thing. And I probably would. So I came up with a healthier, longer-lasting, single-serving option for when I need to top up my chocolate reserves without adding the extra calories and sugar overload. It’s not the same, but I think gremlins would still come after it when I’m not looking. These little gems are gluten, grain, and sugar free, provide antioxidants from the raw cacao, sustenance from the eggs and almonds, and have minimal blood sugar impact. Perfect …