Black Forest Muffins

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Black Forest Muffins
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Inspired by the Black Forest Cake, these muffins are a true delight. Try them warm with ice cream or cooled with big dollops of whipped cream.
Recipe type: Muffins
Cuisine: Modern Australian
Serves / Yield: 12
  • 125g butter, at room temperature
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1¼ cups self-raising flour
  • ¼ cup cocoa
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa, extra
  • 1 tablespoon icing sugar
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¾ cup milk
  • 100 g dark chocolate, roughly chopped
  • 415 g can pitted black cherries in syrup, drained
  1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease or line a 12 hole medium muffin pan.
  2. Beat butter and sugar until light and creamy.
  3. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  4. Sift flour, cocoa and baking soda over mixture.
  5. Add milk, and using a large metal spoon, gently stir until well combined.
  6. Add chocolate and cherries and fold through muffin mixture.
  7. Spoon into muffin pan holes until ¾ full.
  8. Bake for 20 minutes or until cooked through when tested with a skewer.
  9. Cool on a wire rack.
  10. Combine cocoa and icing sugar in a small bowl and dust over muffins before serving.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 Muffin Calories: 288 Fat: 13.73 g Saturated fat: 8.134 g Unsaturated fat: 4.3 g Trans fat: 0.347 g Carbohydrates: 38.99 g Sugar: 23.99 g Sodium: 155 mg Fibre: 2.7 g Protein: 4.23 g Cholesterol: 51 mg

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