Monday, January 24, 2011

Mocha Chocolate Muffins

I bookmarked this Mocha muffins from Sailusfood before a couple of weeks. She was baking those for the holidays. I immediately fell for the exquisite coffee flavor coupled with chocolate. Decided to try those last week since we were planning to visit our friends over the weekend.



Ingredients:
Makes - about 12 medium muffins
All Purpose Flour/Maida - 2 cups
Sugar - 1 cup + 2 tbsp
Butter - 1/2 cup
Instant Coffee powder (I used Bru) - 1 tbsp + 1 tsp
Cocoa powder - 2 tbsp
Eggs - 2 (room temperature)
Milk - 2% - 2/3 cup - approx 160 ml
Vanilla essence - 1 tsp
Chocolate chips - 1/2 cup
Baking powder - 2 tsp
Salt - 1/2 tsp



Method:

Place the oven rack in the middle of the oven and preheat the oven to 350 F.
Line the muffin tray with muffin liners. In a big bowl, mix the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt using a whisk. Take a microwave safe bowl and melt the butter in microwave oven for about 25-30 seconds. Whisk in the coffee powder and the cocoa powder in the melted butter and set aside. In another bowl, whisk the eggs for 2 mins. Add the milk and vanilla and mix for another minute.
Pour the eggs mixture and the butter mixture over the flour mixture and mix with a spatula until combined. Add the chocolate chips and fold to combine. Spoon the mix into muffin liners until about two-thirds full. Bake for about 22-25 minutes until a tooth-pick inserted comes clean.
Remove the pan and cool for 5 mins. Transfer the muffins to a wire rack and cool completely. If you like it warm you can try one after 30 mins.
We loved it warm.






I am sending this to 'Bookmarked recipes - Every Tuesday event' by Aipi of US Masala and Priya of Mharo rajasthan.
Check the original recipe here from Sailu's food.





Mocha Muffins

28 comments:

  1. hey krithi, i remember bookmarking it too ! urs look swell --!

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  2. Love the coffee flavor in this muffin, sounds great and yummy!

    http://treatntrick.blogspot.com

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  3. Muffins look lovely and wonderful.

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  4. muffins looks very yummy.love the coffee flavour in that

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  5. Spongy muffins looks damn pretty..

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  6. Heavenly looking muffins krithi

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  7. Wish I had seen this before.Just made a similar recipe today, without cocoa & coffee.Will give this a try.Thanks for sharing!

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  8. Ammm.....wow yummy yummy like to have some...

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  9. I like everything mocha. Love the crackly tops of the muffins too!

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  10. One of my most fav flavors in muffins..they have come out PERFECT!!
    Thanks a lot for linking this to bookmark event :)

    US Masala

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  11. Heyy...krithi...these muffins look amazing!!!

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  12. I can just smell the mocha flavour through your muffins, looks very yummy.

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  13. I love pairing coffee and chocolate. Coffee has high tones yet an understated aroma but it enhances so well the chocolate flavor in the muffins. Beautiful!

    JACKIE at PHAMFATALE.com

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  14. lovely cakes........came out too gud.........

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  15. soft n yummy muffins... lovely combo..

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  16. I like both chocolate and coffee, so these muffins would be perfect for me :) nice muffins and nice recipe

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  17. A muffin .. with chocolate and mocha .. who can say No to that !!!
    www.kankanasaxena.net

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  18. Awesome combo...and I love all kind of muffins..

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  19. Cake looks so juicy & fluffy & love the combo

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  20. The cupcakes look so delicious that I wanna grab them right away!

    G
    http://ensamayalarangam.blogspot.com

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  21. Yummm coffee and chocolate...liked the texture.

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  22. its really a coincidence to share the same post the same day...& sending to the same event...& hey..in similar liners!!

    http://hasnasdelights.blogspot.com/2011/01/mocha-cupcakes.html

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  23. awesome muffins...so very tempting..
    http://seemasvegkitchen.blogspot.com/

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