Easy chocolate muffins

    45 min

    Foolproof muffins that work every time. The recipe is easily adaptable, and can be fiddled to fit personal tastes without any practice.


    Glamorgan, Wales, UK
    117 people made this

    Makes: 10 to 12 chocolate muffins

    • 150g plain flour
    • 50g cocoa powder
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • 100g caster sugar
    • 75g butter or margarine
    • 1 egg
    • 125ml milk

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:45min 

    1. Preheat oven to 200 C / 180 C fan / Gas 6. Line a 12-hole muffin tin with paper cases.
    2. In one bowl sift together flour, cocoa, salt and baking powder. In separate bowl cream the sugar and butter, then beat in the egg. Add the dry ingredients to the butter mix, alternating with milk until the entire mixture is combined. Spoon the mixture into the paper cases, filling only to 3/4 to ensure a good rise.
    3. Bake for 23 to 25 minutes on the centre rack of the oven until risen and firm and a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean. Remove from the oven and allow to cool completely before decorating, if desired.

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    Very dry here too. Not edible. And I followed the recipe to the letter.  -  07 Apr 2018


    Extremely dry cake, wasn't nice at all.  -  27 Mar 2018


    Easy and delicious. We added only 50g of cacao instead of 60g with my 7 years old daughter and it was excellent for time and ingredients inivested.  -  05 Mar 2018