Chocolate chip muffins

19 April, 2012

1/2 cup (113 grams) unsalted butter, melted and cooled
2 large eggs
1 cup (240 ml) milk or cream
1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
2 cups (260 grams) all-purposeflour
2/3 cups (135 grams) granulated whitesugar
1 tablespoonbaking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup (170 grams) milk chocolate or semisweet chocolate chips
1 tablespoon (15 grams) granulated white sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Chocolate Chip Muffins:Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Position rack in center of oven. Butter, or line with paper liners, 12 - 2 3/4 x 1 1/2 inch muffin cups.
In a large measuring cup or bowl whisk together the eggs, milk, and vanilla extract. 
In another large bowl whisk together theflour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Stir in the chocolate chips. With a rubber spatula fold the wet ingredients, along with the melted butter, into the dry ingredients and stir only until the ingredients are combined. Do not over mix the batter or toughmuffinswill result. 
Evenly fill the muffin cups with the batter, using two spoons or an ice cream scoop. In a small bowl combine the topping ingredients and then sprinkle a little topping on each muffin. Place in the oven and bake until a toothpick inserted in the center of a muffin comes out clean, about 18 -20 minutesTransferto a wire rackand let cool for about 5 minutes before removing from pan. 
Makes 12 regular sized muffins.

Easy Muffins

  • 2 cups Self Raising Flour

  • 1/2 cup sugar

  • 1 egg, beaten

  • 1/4 cup canola or grapeseed oil

  • 1 cup milk

  • Place all the ingredients in a bowl and mix until just combined.  Bake at 180 degrees for approximately 20 minutes.

    I added a sachet of frozen berries. They're a hit!

    I omitted the oil and replaced it with 1/4 cup of apple purée.

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