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Chocolate chip muffins

Published: February 8, 2021 at 3:57 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Makes 10

An absolute classic, these chocolate chip muffins are ready in 25 minutes (using oil instead of butter really speeds things up)


Bake a batch of chocolate chip muffins, then check out our chocolate muffins, banana muffins, blueberry muffins and more easy muffin recipes. Short on time? Make our speedy yet indulgent mug cake.

Looking for more ways to use chocolate chips? Check out our moreish chocolate chip banana bread, chocolate chip cookies and triple chocolate chip cookies.


  • 125g soft light brown sugar
  • 75ml vegetable oil
  • 125ml whole milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 250g self-raising flour
  • 100g chocolate chips


  • STEP 1

    Heat the oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4 and line a muffin tray with 10 cases. Whisk together the sugar, oil, whole milk and vanilla extract in a bowl. Crack in the egg, and mix until combined.

  • STEP 2

    Fold in the flour to make a smooth batter. Add the chocolate chips and stir until fully incorporated. Divide between the cases and bake for 15-18 minutes until risen and golden on top. Move to a wire rack to cool. Will keep in an airtight container for two-three days.

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