Tuesday, May 29, 2012

chocolate chip muffins

I love, love, love me some chocolate.  Today's recipe is one of the best muffin recipes I've found - they are absolutely gorgeous and brimming with chocolate chips.  But before we get to those...

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Now, back to the muffins. :)

I found this muffin recipe on Tasty Kitchen.  I was searching for a good chocolate chip muffin that would be quick to whip up and easy to take to get-togethers.  I found what I was looking for and more!  This muffin bakes up so beautiful and round that it's the perfect thing to make for company.  But I really love how the breading just melts in your mouth leaving you with nothing but the chocolate chips melting on your tongue.  Delicious!

One thing I've found is that this recipe only makes about 6-9 muffins, so double it if you are needing more.

To begin, mix up the dry ingredients.

Then, measure out a third cup of oil.  Drop an egg into the measuring cup, and then fill the cup with enough milk to get it to the 1 cup mark.  This equals to about 1/3 cup milk, depending on the size of your egg.  Basically, you just want your liquid ingredients to equal 1 cup.

Mix the wet and dry ingredients together, and then throw in your chocolate chips.  I've used regular chocolate chips, chocolate chunks, and miniature chips - tastes good any way you do it!

Fill your greased muffin tins about 2/3 full of batter.

Bake at 375 and then enjoy!  Look how rounded they get!

Chocolate Chip Muffins
from Tasty Kitchen
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 3/4 cups sugar
  • 1/2 t. salt
  • 2 t. baking powder
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup (approximately) milk

Combine flour, sugar, salt, and baking powder.  Place vegetable oil into a 1-cup measuring cup; add the egg and enough milk to make 1 cup of liquid.  Beat gently and then mix with flour mixture.  Stir in chocolate chips.  Fill greased muffin tin about 2/3 full with batter.  Bake at 375 degrees for 14-16 minutes.  Makes 6-9 muffins.

1 comment:

  1. I will try this one too! I have been looking for a good muffin receipt for a long time now.



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