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Homemade Chocolate Chip Muffins

I love Homemade Chocolate Chip Muffins, especially these moist, full of chips muffins with the perfect crumb topping. This muffin recipe is perfect for Breakfast or even with a cup of coffee or tea as an afternoon snack.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 muffins
Calories: 348kcal
Author: Rosemary Molloy / An Italian in my Kitchen



  • 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • pinch salt
  • 1/4 cup mini chocolate chips
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup butter melted (cooled)


  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon butter (softened)
  • 1/4 cup mini chocolate chips


  • Pre-heat oven to 400° (200°C), grease and flour 8 cup muffin tin or use paper baking cups.


  • In a small bowl mix together the milk and lemon juice. Let sit 15 minutes.
  • In a medium bowl whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt, then add the chocolate chips.
  • In a large bowl beat together on medium speed the egg, sugar, melted butter (cooled) and sour milk for approximately 1-2 minutes.
  • Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and mix just until combined, stir 16-18 times and no more.
  • Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups.  Top with crumb topping and bake for 5 minutes then lower the temperature to 350° (190°C) and bake for another 15 minutes or until baked. (check with a toothpick).  Let cool completely.  Enjoy!


  • In a small bowl stir together the brown sugar and flour add the butter and combine until crumbly, stir in chips.  Use as topping.


Calories: 348kcal | Carbohydrates: 54g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 47mg | Sodium: 170mg | Potassium: 89mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 32g | Vitamin A: 345IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 52mg | Iron: 1.6mg