Chocolate chip muffins & cream cheese frosting

Racquel Sweeney

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@racquelsweeney

So easy and quick to make , and the result moist and simply delicious . The cream cheese chocolate frosting is just so creamy it just complements the muffins ... So folks from my table to yours I hope you enjoy ..


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Serves:

12

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 3/4 c
10 oz all purpose flour
2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
2 Tbsp
heaped of quality cocoa powder
3/4 c
3 oz caster sugar
3/4 c
3 oz milk chocolate chips
1 c
milk
1/3 c
vegetable oil
1
egg
1 tsp
vanilla extract

CHOCOLATE CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

3 Tbsp
cream cheese (room temperature)
3 Tbsp
butter (room temperature)
3-1/2 c
shifted icing sugar (powdered sugar)
1 c
coco powder
1 tsp
milk ( if needed)

DECORATION ON TOP OF FROSTING

some 100's and 1000's balls

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Pre-heat the oven t0 180c/350f . Prepare muffin tray with paper cases
2
Shift flour, baking powder, baking soda and coco powder into large bowl . Add to that chocolate chips .
3
Pour all the liquid ingredients into a measuring jug .Mix the dry and wet ingredients together with an electric hand held mixer.
4
Spoon or use an ice-cream scoop to fill the batter into the prepared muffin cases .
5
Bake for 20 minutes , until the muffins are dark and risen well and are springy. Set a side and leave to cool about 10 to 15 minutes.
6
FOR THE CREAM CHEESE FROSING .
7
Mix cheese and butter together , with mixer until smooth and creamy.
Add to that the powder sugar ,one cup at a time .
Mix in the coco powder , if the mixture appears a little bit dry add a little milk.
8
Spoon the frosting into a piping bag , and pipe the frosting onto the cooled muffins .
9
Then sparkle some 100's and 1000's balls over the muffins for decoration .

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Irish
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Low Sodium
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids