Chocolate Muffin Mix

Chocolate Muffins, Little House Living Recipe, Plain Valuees Magazine
words by: Merissa A. Alink


There is just something about a chocolate muffin that makes it so much more tempting to me than all of the rest.

I have a feeling that thing is… chocolate.

When I imagine the perfect chocolate muffin, it is full of rich chocolate flavor in a moist muffin. I’ve spent many years trying to figure out how to make the perfect Chocolate Muffin Mix recipe to store in my pantry because all of the muffins usually turn out dry, or just don’t have that strong flavor that I’m hoping for.

I think you will love this simple Chocolate Muffin Mix recipe that I’ve finally settled on. It’s easy to make and store in your pantry until the day comes that you want to enjoy a yummy muffin. Plus, thanks to the addition of sour cream in this recipe, these muffins stay moist for days. They also freeze well so you can have them on hand for a quick snack or breakfast anytime.

What You Need (Muffin Mix): 
  • 2 cups All Purpose Flour or All Purpose Gluten Free Flour
  • 1 cup unsweetened Cocoa Powder
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons Baking Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 1/2 cups Chocolate Chips
  • 1 1/4 cups Sugar
Instructions (Muffin Mix): 

Combine all of the “Muffin Mix” ingredients in a large bowl. Divide the mixture into two equal portions and pour into an airtight storage container. I prefer to use Mason jars closed with a plastic storage lid. This Chocolate Muffin Mix will store for up to a year if kept in a cool, dry place with the lid in place.

This recipe will make two jars of Chocolate Muffin Mix. Each jar makes twelve muffins. When you are ready to make your muffins, simply grab your jar of Chocolate Muffin Mix and follow these directions:

What You Need (Muffins): 
  • 1 jar Chocolate Muffin Mix
  • 1 Egg
  • 1/4 cup Vegetable Oil (melted coconut oil or a mild olive oil work great)
  • 3/4 cup Sour Cream (or yogurt)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Vanilla Extract
Instructions (Muffins): 

Combine all of the ingredients in a large bowl. Stir well until all ingredients are combined and no dry ingredients remain. Scoop into a greased or lined muffin tin. Each jar of muffin mix should make twelve regular-sized muffins. Bake the muffins at 375˚ for about twenty minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of one of the muffins comes out clean. Enjoy warm.


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