A Chunk of a Chocolate Chip Muffin

by zesty on April 29, 2009 · 18 comments

Can you really believe at how fast this week is flying by.  It will be Jamaican time before I know it.  Well I don’t want to bore you with all the Jamaica details but I am getting excited.  It feels like such a rush to get everything done and not forget any chores or tasks.

I have been having a craving for some chocolate treats as of late and I have some really fun recipes to share with you that involve chocolate and caramels.  Today’s recipe is a simple muffin gone chunky.

Now I have made coffee cake muffins and apple granola muffins in the past neither with chocolate in them so I thought I would live on the edge and share these with you.

Golden chocolate chip muffins baked in the kitchen

Talk about a treat for your mouth!  These are not the healthiest muffin to eat but now come on….. nothing a dozen would ever hurt.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup light-brown sugar, packed
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted and cooled
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/4 cups chocolate chunks (can use chocolate chips)

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Line twelve muffin tins with the shells.
  3. In a large bowl, stir together flour, sugars, baking powder, and salt.
  4. In another bowl, stir together milk, eggs, butter, and vanilla until blended.
  5. Make a well in center of dry ingredients;Add milk mixture and stir just to combine.
  6. Stir in chocolate chunks.
  7. Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups.
  8. Now bake for 15-20 minutes or until a cake tester inserted in center of one muffin comes out clean.
  9. Remove muffin tin to wire rack.
  10. Cool for 5 minutes then turn out of muffin pan.
  11. ENJOY!

Zesty Tip: Use an ice cream scoop to fill the cups in the muffin pan. This will measure your batter equally for each muffin and avoid a mess.

Have a great day and don’t forget to send me your pictures in your zesty gear I am looking forward to seeing your pictures.

Take care

zesty

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{ 18 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Mara @ What's For Dinner?

Looks like a great recipe! Thanks!

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2 meg

I don’t care if I am allergic to dairy! I want to try one of these! :)

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3 Melissa @ For the Love of Health

Looks really good to me! I wouldn’t mind a bite right now. :-)

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4 Missy (Missy Maintains)

Looks delicious! Jealous that you are going to Jamaica! I’ve been there 8 times! It’s my fav. place to go!

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5 Michelle

Sounds like a warm inviting yummy muffin to me! I love muffins in the morning with a nice hot cup of something hot! I hope your trip to Jamaica is super fun and relaxing. I have never been so you will have to tell us all about it and take pictures!

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6 brandi

those look so good Zesty!

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7 Maria

What a treat! The muffins look fantastic!

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8 K

I could easily down a few (or 12) of those ;) They look fantastic!

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9 ZestyCook

Thanks everyone for your kind words! I really appreciate it.

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10 Pearl

ooh it’s like chocolate chip cookies but in muffin form! i like to state the obvious, don’t i? :)

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11 Danica

Chunk of chocolate yum is always a good thing in my book!

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12 Gabi

Zesty!

This one is wicked! Whoa! Sublime!

Hope Jamaica was fun!!

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13 Marianne

Mmmm, chocolate chunk muffins. Perfect!

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14 Jessie

chocolate chip muffins are one my favorite muffins, then again I am a chocolate fanatic hehehe

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15 Bob

Chocolate chip muffins are the bomb and those look fantastic! I used to get one three times a week from a local supermarket bakery that was next door to a job I had. Good times.

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16 Foodie (Fab and Delicious Food)

Yummy! Thanks for the recipe!

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17 Steph

Don’t remind me how quickly time flies! Yum, I love chocolate chip muffins. Yours have a nicely domed top too!

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18 CRM

Delicious. I replaced the butter with canola oil and it came out great – Thanks!

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