Chocolate Cream Cheese Muffins

Chocolate Cream Cheese Muffins


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About this recipe: These chocolate muffins are absolutely fantastic. The muffin batter is baked with a dollop of cream cheese and chocolate chips. Enjoy with a big mug of tea or coffee.


Makes: 18 - 24 muffins

  • 225g cream cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 5 tablespoons caster sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 170g plain chocolate chips
  • 200g plain flour
  • 200g caster sugar
  • 4 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 250ml water
  • 75ml vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon distilled malt vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:50min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Lightly butter muffin tins and set aside.
  2. Beat together the cream cheese, egg, sugar and salt. Stir in chocolate chips and set aside.
  3. In a separate bowl, sieve together the flour, sugar, cocoa, bicarbonate of soda and salt. Add the water, oil, vinegar and vanilla. Beat until well combined. Batter will be thin.
  4. Fill muffin tins 1/3 full with the chocolate batter. Top each one with a spoonful of cream cheese mixture.
  5. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes.

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Reviews (3)


Excelent Receipe, but using a medium size muffin tin and calculating the reicipe for 20 muffins (it says 18 to 24) Iended up with cookie sized small muffins, I think this receipe should be for 12 to 18 units - 03 Feb 2016


Good recipe . Thanks . - 18 Oct 2015


I needed twice as much of the flour - 08 Feb 2012

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