Double Chocolate Muffins

Double Chocolate Muffins


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About this recipe: These delicious muffins are moist, tender and oh-so-moreish! They are flavoured with plain chocolate, cocoa powder and white chocolate chips. It's a chocoholic's dream come true.


Makes: 20 muffins

  • 140g plain chocolate
  • 375g self-raising flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 55g unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 85g caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 6 tablespoons sunflower oil
  • 375ml milk
  • 140g white chocolate chips

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:40min 

  1. Preheat oven to 200 C / Gas 6. Line two muffin tins with 20 paper cases.
  2. Melt plain chocolate over simmering water, stirring constantly until smooth. Let cool slightly.
  3. Sift together the flour, baking powder and cocoa into a medium bowl and stir in sugar.
  4. In a separate bowl, beat together eggs, vanilla, oil and milk. Stir in melted chocolate.
  5. Fold together dry and wet ingredients, then fold in chocolate chips. Do not beat or overwork.
  6. Fill muffin cases with batter and bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until well risen.
  7. Remove from oven and place onto a wire rack. Dust with icing sugar. Serve warm or cold. Store any leftovers in an airtight container for upto 4 days.

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Reviews (22)


Followd receipe but did change 6 tablespoons of oil to 4 and added 2 teaspoons of orange essence didnt have enough white choc chips s done half white and half milk , lovely , also didnt use cake cases just greased the tins with butter and a sprinkle of flour found the cases to fiddly , cooked on 190 for 15 mins as fan assisted oven .Very pleased and so easy to do , pic attached - 22 Jan 2012


Used different ingredients. I added milk chocolate chips and used 100g melted dark chocolate. Instead of making 20 I made 12 whopper muffins. Delicious! - 02 Dec 2010


Really lovely recipe. I made a few minor adaptions. (Skipping the melted plain chocolate and just adding an extra 50g cocoa powder. I also changed the oil to 115g of melted butter and halved the sugar.) They still turned out fantastically chocolatey and were lovely and moist. Advice I would give to anyone wanting to make these is only mix the batter about 15 times or else you will end up with tough muffins. (I uploaded a couple of pictures of how mine turned out.) - 15 Jun 2012

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