chocolate chip muffins & cream cheese frosting

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By Racquel Sweeney
from Donegal

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 ..

serves 12
prep time 10 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For chocolate chip muffins & cream cheese frosting

  • 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
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How To Make chocolate chip muffins & cream cheese frosting

  • 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 .
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