Simple Chocolate Muffins Recipe

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Here’s a quick and simple recipe for double chocolate chip muffins that is hard to get wrong.

This easy recipe requires just a handful of basic ingredients and will take around 30 minutes in total, making 8-10 muffins.


To make 8 servings

  • 180g self-raising flour
  • 20g cocoa powder
  • 100g sugar
  • 100ml milk
  • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 100g chocolate chips

How to make easy chocolate muffins

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 200 degrees (180 fan).
  2. In two separate bowls, beat together the wet ingredients (egg, milk and oil) and sift together the dry ingredients (flour, cocoa powder, sugar and baking powder).
  3. Pour in the egg mixture into the dry ingredients and mix until a batter forms.
  4. Fold in any extras – chocolate chips, raisins, other dried fruit, etc.
  5. Line a muffin/cupcake tin with muffin/cupcake cases.
  6. Spoon the mixture to fill each to a little over 2/3 full. You should get 8 to 10 muffins depending on size.
  7. Bake for about 20-25 minutes until golden and firm to the touch and a skewer comes out clean.
  8. Allow to cool in the tin for 5 minutes before removing to cool completely.
  9. If not eating immediately, store in air-tight container – they’ll keep for 2-4 days.

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