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Chocolate Chip Muffins

  • Author: Elizabeth Waterson I Confessions of a Baking Queen
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 18 Minutes
  • Total Time: 28 Minutes
  • Yield: 7-8 Muffins 1x
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American


Delicious, buttery soft Chocolate Chip Muffins are topped with a sprinkling of demerara sugar and extra chocolate chips. This easy muffin recipe is the perfect special occasion breakfast! Step-by-step photos ensure you bake the best muffins!



  • 3oz (6 Tablespoons) Unsalted Butter, melted
  • 1oz (2 Tablespoons) Vegetable Oil
  • 100 Grams (1/2 Cup) Granulated Sugar
  • 1 Large Egg, at room temp.
  • 2 Teaspoons Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 156 Grams (1 1/2 Cups) All-Purpose Flour/ Plain Flour
  • 2 Teaspoons Baking Powder
  • ½ Teaspoon Salt
  • 4oz (½ Cup) Buttermilk
  • 150 Grams (1 Cup) Chocolate Chips/ Chunks
  • 3 Tablespoons Demera/ Turbinado Sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 425F/218C and grease a 12 cup muffin tin.
  2. In a large bowl mix together the melted butter, vegetable oil, and granulated sugar. Add the egg and vanilla extract whisking to combine. Whisk in the buttermilk.
  3. In a separate bowl combine the all-purpose flour, baking powder, salt, and chocolate chips.
  4. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients gently folding. Do not over mix.
  5. Using a large scoop divide the batter between 7-8 cups. Sprinkle demerara sugar on top and extra chocolate chips, if desired. Bake for five minutes then reduce the temperature to 350F/180C and bake for an additional 10 to 13 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean, and the muffin tops bounce back if you gently press them.
  6. Let cool in the pan for 5 minutes before carefully transferring to a wire rack. Store in an air-tight container.

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