Dark chocolate raspberry muffins made with delicious fresh raspberries, teasing little pieces of dark chocolate and a sensational moist centre for only 200 calories each!
These decadent dark chocolate raspberry muffins are so quick and easy to make.
If you love chocolate and raspberries then you'll love this recipe!
Also, as they're stuffed full of little chocolate pieces I definitely think that kids will love them too!
Folks, the soft fruit harvest here in Scotland has been so good this year that my other half and I have been loving all the baskets of fresh strawberries and fresh raspberries that we've been getting through.
I already made great use of fresh strawberries with the delicious strawberry chia overnight oats breakfast recipe published last week so I couldn't let those equally delicious fresh raspberries be all alone could I?
To keep things as simple and as easy as possible I used my classic method of combining one bowl of wet ingredients with one bowl of dry ingredients for these dark chocolate raspberry muffins.
You'll find I use this tried and tested simple method with many of my other muffin recipes too which you can check out in the list below.
When I took these dark chocolate raspberry muffins into my work for their usual "taste testing" they went down really well. In fact some said these were their most favourite muffins I'd made yet!
So, I mentioned in the strawberry chia overnight oats recipe that when I lived in Dundee, one of the jobs I used to do was to go and pick the soft fruits from local farms for supermarkets to earn some extra pocket money when they were in season.
A lot of the soft fruits also went into jam making and in Dundee there used to be a huge jam making industry.
Indeed Dundee was once famous for its' jute, jam and journalism. Sadly all those industries are now all gone except for journalism.
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Dark Chocolate Raspberry Muffins Recipe
These chocolate raspberry muffins are delicious!
Why not try substituting the raspberries for strawberries? Combined with chocolate, that combination is also delicious!
I’d also love to hear what you think of my recipe in the comments below and please do rate my recipe 5* if you like it! 🙂
Dark Chocolate Raspberry Muffins Recipe
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- 250 g self-raising flour
- 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
- 120 g caster sugar
- 100 g dark chocolate 70%, finely chopped
- 1 large eggs
- 50 ml vegetable oil
- 100 ml Plain Yogurt 0% fat
- 200 g fresh raspberries
- Pre-heat oven to 200C / Fan 180C
- Line muffin tray with paper cases.
- Sieve flour into a large bowl, add the bicarbonate of soda, sugar and chopped dark chocolate.
- In a separate bowl, mix in the egg, vegetable oil and yogurt.
- Fold these wet ingredients carefully into the dry ingredients, then carefully fold in the raspberries.
- Divide the mixture equally between the paper cases.
- Bake in the centre of the oven for approximately 15 – 18 minutes. Insert a toothpick (which should come out clean) to check they are cooked.
- Allow to cool a little in the muffin tray before removing and allowing to cool completely on a wire rack.
- Once cooled completely, store in an airtight sealed container.