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Monday, 30 December 2013

Banana Chocolate Muffins


I used this recipe from Joy of Baking

http://m.joyofbaking.com/cupcakes/BananaChocolateCupcakes.html

They are really moist n soft n full of chocolate taste!

I also added some sliced almonds at about 12 mins time to the muffins. Look at the nicely toasted almonds.

Do try this out!


Ingredients used



Soft n moist n rich chocolate taste


Recipe
Step 1
Dry ingredients
1 cup - 200 gm caster sugar
1 cup - 130 gm plain flour
1/3 cup - 35 gm unsweetened cocoa powder
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt

Mix all these in a large bowl - just use a hand whisk.

Step 2
Wet ingredients
1/2 cup mashed ripe banana about 1 medium sized banana
1/2 cup - 120 ml warm water
1/4 cup room temp milk - 60 ml
1/4 cup canola, corn or veg oil - 60 ml
3/4 teaspoon vanilla essence or extract

Mash the really ripe banana with a fork in a bowl.
Add the egg and beat with a whisk.
Add the rest of the wet ingredients and whisk.

Step 3
Make a well in the dry ingredients and pour in the wet ingredients.
Stir together with a spatula.

Step 4
Line the 12 hole muffin trays and put in the batter evenly.
Bake at 180 deg celcius for about 20 mins. I used a total of 22 mins.

I also added the blanch almond slices at 12 mins baking time to the muffins.