Expresso Chip Muffins

Espresso Chip Muffins
I’ve been on a coffee/mocha/expresso kick. I don’t like regular coffee and whenever I get “fru-fru” coffee like a mocha or iced latte.. it’s always decaf. My favorite flavor of ice cream is expresso chip, so naturally I love these expresso chip muffins with oatmeal and chocolate chips!

Ingredients
3/4 cup flour
2/3 cup oats
2 & 1/2 tbsp cocoa
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp baking powder
1/2 cup dark or milk chocolate chips/chunks
1 cup plain yogurt
1/4 cup brewed expresso (or more if you like the taste)
1/2 stick butter, melted
2 eggs
1/2 tsp vanilla extract

Makes about 10-12 regular sized muffins and 24+ mini muffins.

Directions
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit and grease a muffin pan or use liners.

Place the flour, oats, cocoa, sugar, baking soda, baking powder and chocolate chips into a medium sized bowl and stir until combined.

Combine the yogurt, expresso, melted butter, eggs and vanilla in a separate bowl, whisk together with a fork until combined.

Pour the wet ingredients into the dry and stir until just combined.

Fill the muffin cups 1/2 full and bake for 10-12 minutes. If you’re not using muffin liners, let the muffins cool before removing from the tray. Enjoy with an iced coffee!

Expresso Chip Muffins
It’s been a busy week! We just got home from visiting family in Minnesota where the gas costs $4.39, yikes. I shared some of my favorite things about Minnesota last week, check out my favorites here! I have some pictures to share later this week too. But until then.. these will have to do :-)

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Adapted from Annie’s Noms

29 comments

  1. These look absolutely amazing and I’m definitely going to make them ASAP (I need more coffee in my life, despite the boyfriend’s words to the contrary). I did, however, want to point out that it’s espresso, not expresso.

    … Off to peruse the rest of your site now, these recipes on the side bar have caught my attention. XD

  2. Yum!! These look great! I love making muffins, they are always a quick breakfast or snack:)

  3. Ooo, these look fantastic!

  4. I love anything expresso. I like to drink them during the winter time when its cold and eat them during the summer so this recipe is going to make it’s way into my box.

  5. I need to make these soon! YUMMY! :)

  6. Thanks Beth! Was just thinking I need to try and make a cupcake or muffin with coffee in it. These look great!

  7. YUM!!! I love the flavor of coffee in baked goods and Mochas, but cannot stand drinking coffee:) These look awesome!

  8. I am so glad that you were able to link to my party! These muffins look so good. Love the combination of ingredients!

    Thanks for linking up to the In and Out of the Kitchen Link Party!

    Cynthia at http://FeedingBig.com

  9. Yum! I’m a espresso and coffee addict. So you had me sold at “espresso”, these sound awesome! Great recipe girl! :)

  10. Oh my! These look amazing! I want to make them ASAP!

    Im going to feature them at my all breakfast recipe site – thebreakfasthub.com on July 5th!

    Ps.. found ya through winthrop chronicles!

  11. Would love to invite you to my link up that goes live at 7am in the morning. We pin all those who join to our party board on pinterest.
    http://myfashionforwardblog.com/2013/05/23/all-things-pretty-9/

  12. Wow, what a great idea! Thanks for sharing at Give Me The Goods Monday!
    Jamie @ Better With Age

  13. I would love to have one of these with my morning coffee, Beth! Pinning this! Thanks so much for sharing at last week’s All my Bloggy Friends – Linda and I look forward to seeing what you share this week! :)

  14. Thank you for sharing your yummy muffins on A Crafty Soiree! I love coffee and I love chocolate so I know they taste awesome. I’m excited to let you know, your recipe is one of our features for this week, our last A Crafty Soiree. Thank you for linking up and please join us one last time!

  15. These look truly amazing!! Pinning this. Thanks for linking up at Romance on a dime!

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  18. What does 1/2 stick of butter weigh please? I’m in australia.

  19. These sound wonderful, and perfect with coffee.

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