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Tuesday, November 14, 2006

Chocolate Chocolate Chips Muffins

Nope, this is not a typo.... it's chocolate muffins with chocolate chips! And to up the yummy factor, i also added in blackcurrants and walnuts. The resulting muffins are very nice and moist, it taste abit like brownies! This recipe yields 12 muffins.
Here's the recipe:
What you need
  • 1 3/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar (those with sweet-tooth may want to add more)
  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla essence
  • 100gm butter (melted and cooled)
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup dried black currants (or raisins, add some hot water to the dried raisins to "plump" it)
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
What to do
  1. Sift flour, cocoa powder and baking soda together. Mix in brown sugar.
  2. Beat egg and vanilla essence together. Add in the melted butter, yogurt and milk and mix till well incorporated.
  3. Add chopped walnuts, black currants (drain away the water) and chocolate chips into the flour mixture to coat them. Mix them well.
  4. Finally, pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients. Fold in till just combined.
  5. Scoop batter into lined muffin trays.
  6. Bake at 180C for 20mins.



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