How to Make the Best Dark Chocolate Muffins

Updated on June 16, 2017

Why this recipe?

This is a great, simple recipe for how to make dark chocolate muffins. I don't use any cocoa powder in my chocolate muffins, just real 70% dark chocolate—leaving them rich and moist and totally yummy.

This is a simple muffin recipe and is easily adaptable if you want to add extra ingredients like nuts or dried fruit.

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4.5 stars from 8 ratings of Dark Chocolate Muffins

Cook Time

Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 20 min
Ready in: 30 min
Yields: 12ish

Ingredients

  • 5oz Dark 70% Chocolate, Broken into chunks
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 2 cups Plain white flour
  • 1/2 cup Soft brown sugar
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 2tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/2tsp salt
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 Cup Chocolate chunks or chips

Instructions

  1. First prep your muffin tin - either using butter to grease the tins or using paper cups. Pre-heat your oven to 180C or 350F.
  2. Melt the butter and chocolate chunks together either in a bowl over a saucepan of water or in a microwave—I find using a microwave on a lower power for 1 min at a time is best. 50% power if you are able to on 3/4 separate minutes works for me, just make sure to stir it well after each time.
  3. Sieve the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt into a large bowl and mix together.
  4. In a separate bowl, lightly beat the egg and gradually add the milk.
  5. Mix the egg mixture into the dry ingredients a bit at a time, until it is all combined. If it seems a little too dry or sticky, add a little more milk but no more than 1/4 cup.
  6. Add the chocolate gradually until the whole amount is added and fully combined with the batter; it should be a smooth colour throughout.
  7. Next add the chocolate chunks—or any other ingredient you wish such as nuts or dried fruit—and mix so they are evenly combined.
  8. Fill each of your muffin cups 2/3s of the way up, and place in the centre of your oven for 18-20 minutes.
  9. Remove from the oven and place on a wire rack to cool. Then enjoy!

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      • daisydayz profile imageAUTHOR

        Chantele Cross-Jones 

        4 years ago from Cardiff

        Thanks AlvinTay!

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        Alvin Tay Kong Wei 

        4 years ago from Singapore

        Nice recpie... check out my chocolate muffin recipe too.

      • daisydayz profile imageAUTHOR

        Chantele Cross-Jones 

        6 years ago from Cardiff

        Awww thank you!! Enjoy them!

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        MissMonaye88 

        6 years ago from New York, NY

        dark chocolate muffins!!... I knew I loved you daisydays ;) lol. Delicious

      • daisydayz profile imageAUTHOR

        Chantele Cross-Jones 

        6 years ago from Cardiff

        Chocolate are the best and these are great as they are made with 70% dark chocolate instead of cocoa powder! Add some raisins or nuts and they would be a little (little!!) but healthier too!

      • daisydayz profile imageAUTHOR

        Chantele Cross-Jones 

        6 years ago from Cardiff

        Thank you! Have a try their yummy!

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        Amy L. Tarr 

        6 years ago from Home

        I'm salivating. I

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        Amber Dahnke 

        6 years ago from New Glarus, WI

        This looks like a delicious muffin recipe! my kids love muffins, but I've never made them chocolate ones before. We will have to try these out!

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