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I meant to make tiramisu muffins with mascapone cheese or cream cheese filling, but I ran out of cheese. Also, I might have put a bit too much chocolate and/or too little instant espresso coffee powder because the coffee is not very strong here. The muffins are a little dense to my liking too. Well,  there’s always next time…

Chocolate & Coffee Muffins

Chocolate & Coffee Muffins

Chocolate and Coffee Muffins (makes 12 pieces)

3/4 cup flour
1/2 cup sugar
2 tbsp instant espresso powder
1 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 cup toasted chopped walnuts
1/2 cup bittersweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup cappuccino chips
1 stick (4 oz) unsalted butter– melted and cooled
1 egg
3/4 cup milk


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Grease muffin pans with cooking spray.
  2. In a big bowl, sift flour, sugar, espresso powder, baking powder and salt. Add in walnuts, chocolate chips and cappuccino chips. Stir to mix well.
  3. Add egg to the milk, whisk to blend well.
  4. Pour egg mixture and melted butter into flour mixture. Use a spatula, gently fold the mixture to just combined (do not over fold).
  5. Spoon batter into muffin pans. Bake for 22-25 minutes. Transfer to cool on a rack.

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