Friday, April 2, 2010
Rise and Shine Muffins/Mocha chocolate chip muffins
Coffee + Chocolate,always a winning combination.These muffins surely will surely recharge you in the morning.This is one of my favorite breakfast muffins.
It was perfect with a cup of coffee.
Ive used Medaglia D'Oro Instant Espresso coffee/powder .
6 tablespoons butter, softened
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 tablespoons instant coffee dissolved in 2 TB boiling water
3/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1 large egg
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 cup cocoa powder
2 teaspoons baking powder
3/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup milk
1. Heat oven to 375°F. Grease /line a muffin pan with liners.
2. In large bowl, beat on medium speed: butter and sugar till light and fluffy. Beat in egg, vanilla, dissolved coffee powder, until blended.
3. In medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder, and salt. Add flour mixture to butter mixture alternately with milk, beating just until combined. Fold in chocolate chips.
4. Divide batter among muffin-pan cups. Bake 25-30 minutes or until centers spring back when lightly pressed.Serve warm with a hot cup of coffee