Chocolate & Sour Cherry Muffins

chocolate cherry muffins

Hi guys!! So my first post with a recipe will be about my all time favourite Chocolate & Sour Cherry Muffins.

This recipe is a work of mine, because I mixed and perfected it for a long time and now I think it’s perfect. I shaped it over decades, not just couple of years.

I started with this one when I was a teenager in high school. My mum brought home a muffin recipe from somewhere and I didn’t quite like it. The muffins were stiff and dry. So every time I did them I changed it a bit. And I think I mixed it with another recipe, just a part of it. I took the sponge part out and mixed it with mine.

So yes, it went through a lot of changes and a lot of stages. And in the end I added the cherries.

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These muffins are soft and my family loves them. So I don’t think I have to mention they are gone pretty fast. But sometimes we do leave them for the next day and they stay soft and are great as a snack.


Here is the list of ingredients for approx. 15 muffins:

90 g butter (3.2 oz)

100 g sour cream (3.5 oz)

125 g sugar (4.4 oz)

0,5-1 vanilla pod, depending on the quality of the pod

2 eggs

250 g all purpose flour (8.8 oz)

1 sachet of baking powder

100 ml milk (3.38 fl oz)

200 g Manner Chocolate (7.1 oz) (I like my muffins full of chocolate, so if you’re not a fan of that, you should reduce the amount)

1 sour cherry compote (only the cherries)

chocolate cherry muffins

First I turn on the stove to 180 degrees Celsius, so it will be hot enough when the muffins will be ready to go in.

I put everything but the cherries and chocolate in a mixing bowl and let my mixer do all the work.

In the mean time I chop the chocolate in chunks and drain the cherries. And when the mixture is all fluffy and creamy I pour chocolate chunks and cherries in there and slowly mix them in with a spatula.

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Then I pour the dough in to the paper cups and put it in to the oven for 20 minutes. I use the fan in the oven, so if you don’t have a fan you should bake at 200ºC. I noticed that the baking time is hugely dependant on the oven you have, so if you feel like adjusting the baking time, do it.

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And voilà, they’re done 🙂

Bon Appétit!


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