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Monday, 20 September 2010

Chocolate Chunk Muffins

I just adore Chocolate Chunk Muffins . . . I might even go as far as to say they are my only weakness . . . but we would all know that isn't true . . . I have many weaknesses . . .

But, in truth . . . Chocolate Chunk Muffins are right up there near the top of the list. Honest!!

I love a chocolate chunk muffin that is more cakey than muffiny . . .

One that rises high above the crest of the muffin tin . . .
With a rich vanilla batter, moist and scrummily filled with large chunks of rich dark chocolate, almost bitter . . .

Milk chocolate would just be too sweet, really.

Each mouthful is a delight . . . your teeth sinking into all that lovely cakiness and then sliding down into the creaminess of a big chocolate chunk.

Oh my . . . this is bliss.

*Chocolate Chunk Muffins*
Makes 8 muffins
Printable Recipe

Lovely big and moist muffins, chock full of delicious chunks of chocolate. Mmm . . . mmm . . . good!

180g of plain flour (1 1/2 cups)
150g of caster sugar (3/4 cup)
1/2 tsp salt
2 tsp baking powder
80ml of vegetable oil (1/3 cup)
1 large free range egg
80ml of milk (1/3 cup)
1 tsp vanilla extract
9 ounces of good quality chocolate cut into chunks (1 1/2 cup)

Preheat oven to 180*C/350*F/ gas mark 4. Line 8 muffin cups with paper liners. (Fill the remaining cups 1/4 with water to help prevent the pan from scorching). Set aside.

Whisk the flour, sugar, salt, and baking powder together. Whisk together the oil, egg, milk and vanilla. Add all at once to the flour mixture. Mix only until the dry ingredients are moistened, without overmixing. Fold in the chocolate chips.

Using an ice cream scoop, place one scoop into each lined cup. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until well risen and a toothpick inserted in the centre comes out clean. Delicious warm or cold!


  1. these sound like heaven in a muffin. I so wish I had your talent to create. take care!

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  3. These look amazing! I will pick up dark chunks next time I'm at the grocery so I can make them-- my officemates will be happy :)

  4. Soooo GOOD! I'll take anything with chocolate--muffins especially! ;o) Happy Day, dear Marie--LOVE YOU LOTS ((BIG HUGS))

  5. This looks absolutely delicious! Have a great day, Bonnie

  6. I make muffins all the time, one thing that is successful so will definitely try these. Love chocolate.

  7. Oh, yum! Your photos always capture the deliciousness of your recipes so well, Marie!

    Sorry I haven't been by for a few days--such a busy time here! Hopefully the week will be a bit calmer....(fingers crossed!)

    I hope all is well with you and that you're enjoying the beginnings of a beautiful English autumn....

    So many hugs and warm wishes sent your way today, my dear friend!


  8. You are spoiling me! These are being added to the must try list too ;0)

  9. I am just making these for a second time after the first time being so successful. Great tasting muffins with a lovely texture, thanks for all your lovely recipes :)

  10. just made these, - used big hunks of cadburys dairy milk and they are delish!!!

  11. Oh yum, sounds delicious! Cadbury's milk chocolate is so good!

  12. I just need to thank you again for this recipe!! It is my go to when I have friends coming over or just need a chocolate hit!! I can whip it up in five minutes - well my four year old daughter can actually!! Thank you :)


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