Friday, November 11, 2005

Jumbo Chocolate Muffins

Recipe By : Real Food for Real PeopleServing Size : 6 Categories : Quick Breads

2 tablespoons Butter or Margarine
2 squares Unsweetened Chocolate -- (1 oz)
1 1/4 cups Flour
3/4 cup Sugar
1 teaspoon Baking Powder
1 teaspoon Cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon Salt
2/3 cup Milk
1 Egg
1 teaspoon Vanilla
1/2 cup Chocolate Chips

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Prepare six jumbo muffin cups with paper liners or non-stick cooking spray. In 1-qt. saucepan over very low heat, melt butter and chocolate, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; set aside to cool slightly. In large bowl combine flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt. In small bowl using wire whisk, beat milk, egg, and vanilla to blend well; stir in cooled chocolate mix. Add milk mix to flour mix, stirring until just blended. Stir in chocolate chips. Pour batter into muffin cups; bake 30 minutes or until tops spring back. Remove to wire racks to cool.

Per Serving (excluding unknown items): 395 Calories; 17g Fat (35.4% calories from fat); 6g Protein; 61g Carbohydrate; 4g Dietary Fiber; 45mg Cholesterol; 236mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1 1/2 Grain(Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 0 Non-Fat Milk; 3 Fat; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrates.

Tips for the Day:

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Dr. Ben Kim's Autumn Apple Cleanse

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At 6:37 PM, Blogger Running2Ks said...

Thank you for the apple cleanse idea!

At 7:21 PM, Blogger Fred said...

Lucy - I can't eat chocolate!! I went on a low carb diet 18 months ago, and haven't had one piece of chocolate since then.

Can you see the drool on my computer screen? :)

At 8:35 PM, Blogger Better Safe Than Sorry said...

mmmmmmmmmmmm, i love muffins, and my kids favorite are chocolate chip.

At 11:40 PM, Blogger puremood said...

Mmm, Muffins!

I lvoe muffins, hate chocolate - so I won't eat these but I bet my kids and hubby would love 'em!!

At 5:17 AM, Blogger Live, Love, Laugh said...

hmmm hot muffins with butter and a cup of cappucino!!!

At 5:56 PM, Blogger Sherpa said...

hmm muffins......too bad our igniter on our oven went out today. :(

At 7:35 PM, Blogger saby said...

Heyyy i am 55 too, and
i love
i love lucy comix

At 11:05 AM, Blogger Texas_Ivy10 said...

I'm definitely going to try the Apple Cleanse! I eat apples multiple times a day as it is, so it shouldn't be a problem!

I hope you have a great Monday!

At 3:13 PM, Blogger Lindsay said...

Oh wow, those muffins look GOOD. Mmmmm, I'm going to have to run off to my kitchen and make some of those. They look kind of like brownies. Thanks for the recipe!

At 5:47 PM, Blogger Lindsay said...

Just FYI, I made those muffins, and they're irresistable! I made them in standard size cups, but I couldn't stop eating them. :D Yum!

At 7:04 PM, Blogger Lucy Stern said...

Thanks Lindsay for the good report. I'll be making these for my son.


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