Cappuccino Muffins

August 25, 2016

As you can tell, most of us are avid coffee drinkers here. I enjoy experimenting with new ideas and finding great flavor combinations. The most recent recipe that I have stumbled on is for cappuccino muffins. They go great with the morning coffee and also make an enjoyable after-dinner desert. You’ll find the recipe below, please let me know what you think.

Serving size is approximately 12 regular-sized muffins or about 48 mini-muffins.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons of espresso
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted and cooled
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate mini-chips

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees° F.
  2. Line muffin tins with papers or grease liberally.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, espresso, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Set this flour mixture aside.
  4. In a medium bowl, combine and mix milk, butter, egg, and vanilla. Combine and stir this milk mixture into the flour mixture. Do not over mix.
  5. Add in chocolate chips.
  6. Fill muffin cups 3/4 full. Bake 15 to 20 minutes for standard muffins, 10 to 12 minutes for mini-muffins.