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Chocolate Muffin Recipe

Chocolate Power Muffins

Servings 18 standard size muffins

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter softened
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 2/3 - 3/4 cup sugar (we find 2/3 sweet enough but others may prefer 3/4 cup)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin not pumpkin pie mix
  • 1 cup white whole wheat flour
  • 1/3 cup all purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup dark cocoa powder regular cocoa power is fine as well
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 cup chocolate chips nuts or other mix ins (optional)

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Combine butter, Greek yogurt, sugar, eggs, vanilla and pumpkin in a bowl and mix well to combine. In a separate bowl, mix together flours, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt. Combine wet and dry ingredients, add in milk and stir until well combined. Scoop into a muffin pan that has been lightly sprayed with cooking spray or is lined with muffin liners.
  • Place muffins in the oven and immediately reduce the temperature to 350 degrees F. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until tops spring back when touched. Remove from oven and allow to cool. Store covered, preferably in the refrigerator. Muffins can also be frozen.