Chocolate Toffee Muffins

Chocolate-covered toffee candy is the indulgent surprise topping--and inside crunch--for these chocolate muffins.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

1 1/4
cups milk
1/3
cup vegetable oil
1
egg
2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
2/3
cup sugar
1/3
cup unsweetened baking cocoa
2
teaspoons baking powder
1/2
teaspoon salt
3
bars (1.4 oz each) chocolate-covered English toffee candy, chopped, or 3/4 cup toffee chips or 1/2 cup almond brickle chips and 1/4 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 Heat oven to 400ºF. Grease bottoms only of 12 regular-size muffin cups (2 1/2x1 1/4 inch), 24 mini cups (1 3/4x1 inch) or 4 jumbo cups (3 1/2x1 3/4 inch), or line with paper baking cups.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat milk, oil and egg with spoon. Stir in remaining ingredients except candy just until flour is moistened. Reserve 1/4 cup candy; fold remaining candy into batter. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups. Sprinkle reserved candy over batter.
  • 3 Bake regular-size muffins 18 to 20 minutes, mini 10 to 17 minutes or jumbo 25 to 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Immediately remove from pan to wire rack. Serve warm or cool.

Expert Tips

Fill a split muffin with a spoonful of your favorite pudding for a dessert.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Muffin
Calories
260
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
230mg
230%;
Total Carbohydrate
36g
36%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
18g
18%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
8%;
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; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.