Feel. Bake. Better.
happy chocolate chip muffins.
I’m happy - it’s a wonderful, easy, effortless “happy”. You don’t have to work for it – it just is and that right there makes me happy. I think I’ll bake.
something that reflects all the good in this mood,
something that falls into place easily,
something that’s filling but also delightfully soft and fluffy,
something that makes my kitchen smell like the *bakery* it is ...
- I’m happy
- I’ll bake
- Chocolate Chip Muffins
- Filling, Soft, Fluffy
These muffins are sweet but not too sweet with a perfect sprinkling of chocolate (chips) in every bite!
Prep time: 15 minutes, Bake time: 25-30 minutes
Makes: 12 muffins
- 2 ¾ cup (426 g) all-purpose flour
- ½ tsp salt
- ½ tsp baking soda
- 3 tsp baking powder
- 1 cup (226 g) granulated sugar
- 1 cup (208 g) mini semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 3/4 cup vegetable oil
- 4 eggs, room temperature
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 cup buttermilk
Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C).
In a medium bowl, sift the flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder, and sugar together. Stir until well mixed. Add in the chocolate chips and mix until coated in the flour mixture. Set aside.
In a small bowl, add the oil, eggs, buttermilk and vanilla. Whisk well.
Pour the wet mixture into the dry ingredients.
Nice and easy.
Pour the batter evenly into each liner, filling each all the way to the top. Bake the muffins for 25-30 minutes. It’s ready when a skewer inserted into the middle comes out clean.
Delicious, soft, sweet muffins. In your kitchen. For all to enjoy. Yes!
Baking can be a lot of things – it can be distracting but simple, it can be movement with focus, it can be whatever you need when you need it. Choose a recipe to fit the mood and it becomes a useful tool as well – baking to quiet the mind, to connect with your emotions, or simply baking to feel emotional. Just think of the feelings you get and the emotions you experience when baking your favourite dessert…. excitement, relief, fulfillment, joy, accomplishment.
At Emotional Baking, our recipes can be the starting point to somewhere - it can lead you to a place of great comfort, one that feels like the beginning of something, something good...
A note for anyone who needs it:
Baking, while wonderful, can only help so much...
If you’re struggling in any way,
If you feel alone or you need help,
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