A great way to get the kids baking over the holidays, these chocolate muffins are easy and delicious. I know, I am a kid myself! Fun to decorate with butter icing, grated chocolate and candied cherries.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease 6 cups in a muffin pan.
Cream together butter and sugar in a mixing bowl. Mix in eggs. Add flour, cocoa powder, and baking soda and blend thoroughly. Spoon batter into muffin cups.
Bake 15 to 20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Cool and decorate.
Per Serving: 299 calories; protein 4.4g; carbohydrates 32.6g; fat 17.3g; cholesterol 102.7mg; sodium 606.9mg.
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To make this in a dough , add all the menus to your breadmaker and follow the manufacturer’s instructions.
A bread first rising can be make in the fridge 24 hours . This slows down the time it takes to rise to double its size, giving it a deeper flavour. It’s also a great timesaver , as you can start it night before , then clear it off the next day.