Chocolate Cream Cheese Muffins

Chocolate Cream Cheese Muffins

Ingredients for the filling:

1 block cream cheese at least 250 gms

1/2 cup caster sugar

1 egg 

1 tsp vanilla

1/4 cup mini chocolate chips

Ingredients for the muffins:

2 cups all purpose flour

1/2 cup cocoa powder

1 tsp baking soda

1 tsp salt

1/2 cup oil

1 cup caster sugar

1 egg

1 cup plain yogurt

1/4 cup milk

1/4 cup strong coffee, cold

1 tsp vanilla

3/4 cup mini chocolate chips, divided into two (1/2 and 1/4)


Pre heat oven to 200 C or 400 F. Prepare the muffin pans.

Beat cream cheese and sugar until light and fluffy, about 2 to 3 minutes.

Add egg and vanilla, continue beating until well combined.

Stir in chocolate chips, transfer to a bowl and chill until needed.

Note: the following direction below, you can just hand mix

Whisk together flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt. Set aside.

In another bowl, whisk together coconut oil and sugar. 

Add the egg, yogurt, milk, coffee, and vanilla. Continue whisking until well combined.

Add the flour mixture and whisk until just combined. Add 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips.

Proceed on spooning both of filling and muffins batter in a cupcake liner. 

Spoon muffin batter followed by the filling and then muffin batter again.

Garnish with mini chocolate chips on top.

Bake for 5 minutes at 200 C then turn the temperature to 180 C and continue baking for 12-15 mins.

Let it cool slightly and serve. Best eaten when warm or room temperature.

Author/Blogger: Mareliz of Kocina de Pinay in Singapura