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Nigella Lawson’s choc-chip muffins {Thermomix}

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Today I want to introduce you to a beautiful friend of mine, Sam, who I know you’re going to love. She’s bubbly and happy and it’s just so infectious. She writes over at The Annoyed Thyroid {think lots of great recipes, a super inspiring back-story and good times}.


Today I’m here to share some muffin lovin’. This is one of my personal favourite Thermomix and one of my most popular blogged recipes. I reckon it takes less time to whip up a batch of these babies than it does to buy some at the shops (depending where you live, of course!) The bit I like best, is that with such a simple list of everyday ingredients, you have everything to hand and can create some muffin magic at a moment’s notice. What’s not to love? (And in the unlikely event that you have any left over, these babies freeze well too!)

Thermomix Chocolate Chip Muffins


175g raw sugar
250g plain flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
2 tablespoons good quality cocoa powder
150g dark chocolate chips, plus a few extra for sprinkling
250g milk
90g vegetable oil
1 egg
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract


♥ Preheat oven to 180C / 160C fan-forced.
♥ Mill the sugar for 3 seconds on speed 9. Set aside.
♥ Pour all the liquid ingredients into the TM bowl. Mix for 10 seconds on speed 5.
♥ Add the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cocoa, sugar, and the chocolate chips into TM bowl. Mix for 5 seconds on speed 4, using the spatula to mix. Don’t over mix! Remember a lumpy mixture makes the best muffins!
♥ Use an ice cream scoop to spoon the mixture into the prepared muffin cases. Sprinkle with some extra chocolate chips on top and then bake for 20 minutes or until the muffins are dark, risen and springy.

aboutmeSam loves to bake, run, eat dumplings and make magic in her thermomix (but not all at the same time.) When she’s not baking, thermomixing, running or eating, she likes to kick cancer’s butt and look on the bright side of life.