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Easy Chocolate Muffins Recipe

Chocolate muffins

Published: June 29, 2020 at 12:00 pm
  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Makes 12

Is there anything better than a soft, spongy, oven-warm chocolate muffin with melting milk chocolate chunks? Make them in just 35 minutes with our foolproof recipe


Try our chocolate muffins recipe then check out our chocolate cupcakeschocolate fudge cake chocolate mug cake and rocky road.

We've also got plenty more delicious muffin recipes to try, such as these easy chocolate chip muffinsbanana muffins and blueberry muffins.


  • 250g self-raising flour
  • ½ tsp fine sea salt
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 50g cocoa powder
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 60g soft light brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 185ml whole milk
  • 100ml vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 150g milk chocolate chunks


  • STEP 1

    Heat the oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4. Line a 12-hole muffin tin with paper cases. 

  • STEP 2

    Mix the flour, salt, baking powder, cocoa and sugars in a large bowl and make a well in the centre. Beat the eggs and milk in a large jug or bowl. Tip the milk mixture into the well along with the oil and vanilla. Whisk everything until you have a well-combined, smooth batter. Fold through most of the chocolate chunks. 

  • STEP 3

    Spoon the mixture between the cupcake cases and top each one with some of the remaining chocolate chunks. Bake in the centre of the oven for 20 minutes or until risen and springy. Set aside to cool on a wire rack. 


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