Chocolate Toast Crunch® Streusel Muffins

This muffin recipe uses ground cereal in unique chocolaty streusel scratch muffins.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

Muffins

1
cup granulated sugar
1/2
cup vegetable oil
1/4
cup water
1
teaspoon vanilla
3
eggs
1
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
3/4
cup ground Chocolate Toast Crunch® cereal*
1/4
cup unsweetened baking cocoa
1
teaspoon baking soda
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips

Streusel

1/4
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/4
cup ground Chocolate Toast Crunch® cereal*
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
3
tablespoons butter, softened
1/4
cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Place paper baking cup in each of 12 regular-size muffin cups.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat granulated sugar, oil, water, vanilla and eggs with spoon until combined. Stir in 1 cup flour, 3/4 cup ground cereal, the baking cocoa, baking soda and salt. Fold in 1/4 cup chocolate chips. Fill each muffin cup three-fourths full.
  • 3 In small bowl, mix 1/4 cup flour, 1/4 cup ground cereal, the brown sugar and butter. Mix with fork until crumbly. Stir in 1/4 cup chocolate chips; top batter in each muffin cup with 2 heaping teaspoons streusel. Press lightly on top of batter.
  • 4 Bake 21 to 23 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 5 minutes; remove from pan to cooling rack.

Expert Tips

*To make ground Chocolate Toast Crunch® cereal, pulse enough cereal in food processor until a fine meal that looks like flour forms. About 2 1/2 cups cereal makes 1 cup ground cereal.

Store leftover muffins in resealable food-storage plastic bag up to 3 days.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Muffin
Calories
320
(
Calories from Fat
150),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
16%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
55mg
55%;
Sodium
190mg
190%;
Total Carbohydrate
40g
40%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
26g
26%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.