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Double Chocolate Chip Muffins From Scratch

These Double chocolate chip muffins are the best ones you will ever have. They are super chocolaty, filled with chocolate chips, the right amount of sweetness and crunchy top. Exactly how you would want a chocolate muffin to taste like.

Double chocolate chip muffins

What is the difference between a chocolate muffin and a chocolate cupcake?

The ingredients are pretty much the same, but the quantities differ and most of all the chocolate cupcakes will have an icing on the top whereas the muffins will not have icing. Also, cupcakes will be more moist and soft than a muffin. A muffin would have a moist interior but a crunchy top. If you are looking for a chocolate cupcake recipe, try my super moist chocolate cupcake recipe or if you are looking for a chocolate cake recipe, use my best moist chocolate cake recipe. they are both delicious and so chocolaty that you will have an overdose of chocolate.

Double chocolate chip muffins without buttermilk

Usually, most of my chocolate cake recipes will have buttermilk in it, because that’s the secret ingredient that I use to make cakes extra soft but not this one because we don’t want the muffins to be too soft but I am using a bit of sour cream or you can use plain yogurt as well, to get a bit of softness and gooiness inside the muffin.

How to make double chocolate chip muffins from scratch

When you make this recipe you will understand how easy is it to make chocolate chip muffins. You don’t even need a cake mixer to make. just two bowls!!! that’s it!!! well and a whisk of course 🙂 and you can make it in less than 20 minutes. Such an easy treat for midnight snacks hahahhah well that’s me at midnight craving for chocolate.

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How to bake double chocolate chip muffin

Baking double chocolate chip muffins are easy, just like cupcakes you can either use cupcake liners or muffin liners. If you don’t have paper liners, you can also spray oil on to the muffin tray and directly bake inside, but my personal preference is always to use a liner, saves time washing 🙂

When to eat muffins?

Muffins can be eaten as a breakfast snack, tea time snack or even midnight snack. well, who the hell needs an occasion to eat sweets. Eat whenever you please 🙂

How to store muffins

If you like to keep the muffins for a couple of days, make sure to store them in an airtight container the outside of the muffin can get dry if left outside with no covering.

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Double chocolate chip muffins

How much batter to fill into the muffin liners

Usually, for cupcakes I would always say, fill 3/4 of the liner, but for muffins, you can fill a full liner because the best characteristic of a good muffin is the over spilled dome top which usually gets a crust when baked.

Watch how to make double chocolate chip muffins from scratch

Step by Step recipe how to make double chocolate chip muffins from scratch

Double chocolate chip muffins

Double chocolate chip muffins from scratch

Super chocolaty muffins with crunchy top
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 18 minutes
Total Time: 33 minutes

Servings: 6 people


  • Oven


Dry ingredients

  • 100 g All-Purpose flour
  • 40 g Cocoa Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp Baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 90 g White sugar

Wet ingredients

  • 36 g Oil Vegetable, canola
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 Egg yolk
  • 1 tsp Vanilla essence
  • 92 g Sour cream or plain unflavoured yogurt

Final ingredients

  • 60 g Hot water
  • 112 g Chocolate chips


  • Preheat oven to 190C. Line muffin trays with cupcake liners or muffin liners
  • In a medium bowl mix together all the dry ingredients ( Make sure the flour, cocoa powder and baking powder is sifted)
  • In a separate bowl add all the wet ingredients except the hot water and chocolate chips together and mix well with a whisk
  • Mix both wet ingredients and dry ingredients together using a whisk
  • Add the hot water and mix well. Once the mixture is smooth Finally, add 3/4 of the chocolate chips (reserve the rest to add on the top)
  • Pour the muffin mixture into cupcake liners or muffin liners (fill all the way up). Sprinkle chocolate chips on the top
  • Bake for 17-25 mins


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2 thoughts on “Double Chocolate Chip Muffins From Scratch”

  1. 5 stars
    Delicious recipes. I have tried most of them. You are a great cook. Thanks for sharing your sumptuous recipes with us. God bless you.

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