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Chocolate Almond Muffins ~ 巧克力杏仁玛芬

 

These healthy Chocolate Almond Muffins are grain free and serve as a perfect breakfast for the whole family or to snack on at any time of the day. They are moist, soft, full of chocolate flavour and bursting with chocolate chips with added crunch from the almond slivers.




Chocolate Almond Muffins  ~    巧克力杏仁玛芬

Ingredients
  • 188 gm plain flour
  • 45 gm cocoa powder
  • 1 Tbsp cornstarch
  • 130 gm caster sugar
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 2 'L' eggs
  • 1 cup buttermilk (milk + 1 Tbsp vinegar or lemon juice to make 1 cup)
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 50 gm chocolate chips
  • Almond slivers to sprinkle
Method
  1. Sift flour, cocoa powder, cornstarch, salt, baking soda and baking powder into a mixing bowl.  Add in sugar, whisk to combine.
  2. In another bowl, whisk eggs, oil, buttermilk and vanilla.
  3. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients, mix just to combine.  Overmixing will make tough muffins.
  4. Divide the batter between the paper lined muffin pan.  Sprinkle chocolate chips and almond slivers on top.  
  5. Bake in a preheated oven @ 180 deg. C for 18 to 20 mins.  Test with a skewer till it comes out clean.  Remove from oven, let cool  for a few mins. before transferring onto a wire rack to cool.
  6. Best to serve muffins, warm.
  7. Yield :  9 tall muffins
Note :  
  1.  Balance muffins can be kept in an airtight container at room temperature.
  2.  If the muffins are kept in the refrigerator, microwave for 20 seconds or warm up in toaster oven for a few mins.
          

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