An incredibly simple recipe for delicious Chocolate Muffins. Pimp as you see fit or just stick to classic chocolate chips. I like to add this Chocolate Ganache but my children prefer them plain. Either way they're very good.
Calories 574 kcal
Chocolate Muffins 300 grams self raising flour 30 grams quality cocoa powder 1 tsp baking powder ½ tsp salt 250 grams caster sugar 2 medium eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract 120 mls vegetable oil 220 mls milk 150 grams chocolate chips or any choc to suit Chocolate Ganache 150 grams dark chocolate cooking 240 grams double cream 250 grams icing sugar
Pre-heat your oven to 200 C. Put all the dry ingredients for the muffins into a large bowl. I sieve the cocoa to remove any lumps. Mix well to combine. Mix all the liquid ingredients for the muffins together well. LIne a muffin tray with paper cases. Pour the liquid ingredients into the dry and mix well until no pockets of flour remain. Dollop into the paper cases the muffin batter.Fill ⅔ to the top. Bake for 15/20 minutes. Place on a wire rack to cool. Chocolate Ganache. Chop the chocolate into small pieces about ½ cm chunks. Bring the cream to the boil in a saucepan. Pour over the chocolate, leave for a few minutes and then stir until the choc is completely melted. When the mixture is cool add the icing sugar, mix well until smooth and then refrigerate for an hour or so. Decorate your muffins either piped or freehand it matters not. Calories: 574 kcal | Carbohydrates: 77 g | Protein: 7 g | Fat: 27 g | Saturated Fat: 18 g | Cholesterol: 62 mg | Sodium: 137 mg | Potassium: 245 mg | Fiber: 3 g | Sugar: 53 g | Vitamin A: 400 IU | Vitamin C: 0.2 mg | Calcium: 87 mg | Iron: 2.4 mg