Tuesday, June 15, 2010
Chocolate Brownie Muffins
3/4 cup good quality baking cocoa powder-(Ayu used Valrhona cocoa powder)
1 tsp baking powder
3/4 butter melted
1/2 cup boiling water
1 tbsp vanilla essence
11/4 cups sugar -Ayu used 1 cup
11/3 cups all purpose flour
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 cup mini chocolate chips(optional)
1/2 cup walnuts(optional)
Set oven to 350F (175C). line muffin tins with paper liners. In a medium bowl combine cocoa and baking powder, mix to combine. Add in boiling water, mix well with a wooden spoon to combine. Add in melted butter and vanilla, mix well. Add in the sugar, mix well with a wooden spoon. Stir in eggs with a wooden spoon, mix well until combined. Mix the flour with salt, add in the chocolate chips and walnuts(or 1 cup of both).
Using an ice cream scoop fill each of the muffin tins almost to the top. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until muffins are done, dont overbake(might take a little longer, depending on how full the muffin tins are with the batter) Cool drizzle glaze over or frost with buttercream frosting.