This easy chocolate chip muffin recipe is so simple the kids can make it. We love this base muffin recipe and add in all kinds of mix-ins like fruit, chocolate, and nuts to vary it up a bit.
You likely have everything you need on hand to make these because there are only six ingredients! Add this one to your breakfast rotation – everyone will love them.
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Muffins So Easy the Kids Can Make Them!
Here at Ruffles and Rain Boots, I love to bake and have been teaching my daughter for years. She’s 10 now and can whip up quite a recipes on her own, including my lazy girl’s vanilla cupcake recipe.
This week, our entire family is just so busy – it happened we scheduled ourselves so full our calendar has notations everywhere. It’s times like these I look to create a few baked goods everyone can eat on the go if they need to.
With only six staple ingredients and about 10 minutes worth of mixing, you can have a dozen of these delicious chocolate chip muffins on hand. They store well on the counter or in the freezer, so let’s get started.
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Tips for Making and Storing Muffins
These muffins are guaranteed to become a new staple recipe in your kitchen. Here are a few things to keep in mind.
- This is an amazing basic muffin recipe – the proportions are perfect. We also make these with dried and fresh fruit and even nuts to change up the flavor.
- As with most baked goods, do not over mix the batter. Stopping just after incorporating the wet and dry ingredients will produce light and fluffy muffins.
- I like to use muffin cups but you can grease the muffin tin, as well.
- This recipe can be doubled. Most of the time, we make half chocolate and then use up blueberries or strawberries from the refrigerator for the other half.
- Muffins freeze very well. Be sure to let them come to room temperature before putting them in the freezer for up to 3 months. Thaw at room temperature.
Tested Substitutions for This Recipe
Here are tested substitutions for this recipe. If you have questions on any not listed here, please use the comments section.
- If you prefer butter over oil, use 1/2 cup of butter in place of it.
- Canola oil can be substituted with any mild oil, such as vegetable.
- Dark chocolate, milk chocolate, and white chocolate chips all work well in this recipe without changes.
Chocolate Chip Muffin Recipe
Below is the written and printable recipe for these easy muffins for kids or adults to bake on their own. If you have questions, please use the comments section and I’ll help out where I can.
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