Soft Chocolate Muffins
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Serves: 6 small muffins
  • 85g cake flour or plain flour
  • 12g Valrhorna cocoa powder (2tbsp)
  • ½tsp baking powder
  • ¼tsp baking soda
  • ⅛tsp salt
  • 60g butter, softened
  • 65g sifted icing sugar or castor sugar
  • 50g egg (small egg), lightly beaten
  • 80ml milk
  • 2tbsp chocolate chips (about 30g)
  1. Sift plain flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt together into a bowl, set aside.
  2. Using a hand whisk to beat butter to smooth and fluffy. Pour icing sugar into it and mix well.
  3. Add beaten egg in 3 batches and vanilla extract, mixing well after each addition until incorporated.
  4. Pour in all the milk followed by the flour. Using a rubber spatula fold the mixture lightly till combined and smooth. Lastly add chocolate chips into it and mix well.
  5. Divide chocolate mixture into cupcake liners to ¾ full and bake in preheated oven at 180 deg C for about 30 mins.
  6. recipe adapted from here with slight adjustment
Recipe by Anncoo Journal at