Black Forest Muffins

Black Forest Muffins Recipe

Black Forest Muffins

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.
Course: Muffins
Cuisine: Modern Australian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 12
Author: The Cook
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  • 125 g butter, at room temperature
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • cups self-raising flour
  • ¼ cup cocoa
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa, extra
  • 1 tablespoon icing sugar (powdered sugar)
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¾ cup milk
  • 100 g dark chocolate, roughly chopped
  • 415 g can pitted black cherries in syrup, drained

Recipe Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease or line a 12 hole medium muffin pan.
  • Beat butter and sugar until light and creamy.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Sift flour, cocoa and baking soda over mixture.
  • Add milk, and using a large metal spoon, gently stir until well combined.
  • Add chocolate and cherries and fold through muffin mixture.
  • Spoon into muffin pan holes until ¾ full.
  • Bake for 20 minutes or until cooked through when tested with a skewer.
  • Cool on a wire rack.
  • Combine cocoa and icing sugar in a small bowl and dust over muffins before serving.

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Serving: 1g | Calories: 288kcal | Carbohydrates: 38.99g | Protein: 4.23g | Fat: 13.73g | Saturated Fat: 8.134g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0.347g | Cholesterol: 51mg | Sodium: 155mg | Potassium: 0mg | Fiber: 2.7g | Sugar: 23.99g | Vitamin A: 0% | Vitamin C: 0% | Calcium: 0% | Iron: 0%

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