Sunday, 7 September 2014

Chocolate Muffins

On somedays I just want a simple muffin with a good cup of tea...

Good chocolate muffin recipes are not easy to come by. I've tried quite a few. They are either too dry, or not chocolatey enough or too fattening. Here's one that is just about right. Rich and moist but healthier if you use low fat plain yoghurt.

The combination of a good quality chocolate powder and chocolate chips which oozes when you bite into it is what makes this muffin stand out. This is definitely one of my favourite chocolate muffin recipes.

Moist Chocolate Muffins (12 large or 18 small muffins)
From All Recipe

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 3/4 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Grease 12 muffin cups or line with paper muffin liners.
  • Combine flour, sugar, 3/4 cup chocolate chips, cocoa powder, and baking soda in a large bowl.
  • Whisk egg, yogurt, milk, and vegetable oil in another bowl until smooth; pour into chocolate mixture and stir until batter is just blended. 
  • Fill prepared muffin cups 3/4 full and sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup chocolate chips.
  • Bake in preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, about 20 minutes. Cool in the pans for 10 minutes before removing to cool completely on a wire rack.


  1. Delicious looking Muffins.. Love the gooey chocolate chips inside..

  2. these look delicious!!! I have always been looking for a good recipe... got to try this today for the kids....

  3. Mich, I want a chocolate muffin right now!

  4. Yum....yum...yum.....these chocolate muffins looks really good at any time.

  5. I would love one now! They look amazing, Mich.

  6. Hi Mich, yeah love chocolate or chocolate chips muffins ^-^!

  7. wow, definitely delicious!!!
    gonna try this once my lil nieces coming by to my house
    the photograph is already tickle my taste buds....

  8. Chocolate muffins! Always welcome! My mouth is watering just at looking at them. They look seriously addictive Mich!

  9. Hi Mich,
    These chocolate muffin looks tempting!
    Yum yum!

  10. Delicious chocolate muffin!

  11. I can't wait to try this recipe, Mich! You are so right, no matter how I try I just can't seem to find a favorite Chocolate Chip Muffin. It seems silly I know but, sometimes a "girl" just needs a muffin that must be chocolate:) Thank you so much for sharing, Mich...

  12. Hi Mich,

    Totally agree with you. I like simple bakes too. Less fuss means more time to relax :D

    Nice muffins :D


  13. I'm craving for some chocolatey cakes & this will surely fit the bill! Love how moist it looks ..... YUM !

  14. What a great looking muffin, love that you added chocolate chips.

  15. Such a delicious recipe, who can resist these for breakfast :D

    Choc Chip Uru

  16. Your muffins look perfect. I would love to have one for breakfast.

  17. Hi Mich,
    I like simple bakes like this. Your muffins looks wonderful! The perfect treat with a cup of hot black coffee!
    p/s ; have you received the email I sent to you about your turn to host at THB next? Would appreciate your confirmation. Thank you!

  18. Mich , your post reminds me that I haven't had muffins in months ugh ! Love how moist this muffin is ! The melted choco chips looks sinful :D

  19. No matter what kind of muffins are available my son always, ALWAYS pick chocolate muffins! I used to be like that (after all he's my son) and this muffin is just what he loves! Simple delicious chocolate muffins! It would go very well with my tea right now. :)

  20. Chocolate muffins are really yummy, nice for breakfast. hope you can also make a cheese muffins and share your recipe. =)

  21. i love how they rise up just to the rim of the cupcake liners. Looks really good!

  22. Yummy for sure! All your food photos are just perfect! Great post! =D

  23. My 5 yo wanted chocolate muffins. This was the first recipe I tried and it was a hit with all of us. Super easy and delicious!

  24. l like it chocolate muffins. if any body require ingredient plz visit

  25. wow! i like that chocolate muffins. i love the texture and its color and also the chocolate on top of it.
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