Chocolate & Cherry Muffins

Serves 12

This moist and more-ish cake is a treat for the whole family – you could also add some chopped nuts on top to make it extra special. The cake will keep for up to 3 days in an airtight container or you can even freeze half for enjoying later.

Calories
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Time

30 mins

Difficulty

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Ingredients

Frylight Butter Flavour

225g self-raising flour

2 tsp baking powder

50g cocoa powder

225g caster sugar

3 large eggs

100g natural yoghurt

100ml vegetable oil

100g glace, tinned or fresh cherries, roughly chopped

100g chocolate chips

Method

  1. Preheat your oven to 170°C / 150°C fan. Spray the bottom and sides of a 22cm loaf tin well.
  2. Preheat your oven to 200°C / 180°C fan.
  3. Beat the eggs and then add the yoghurt and vegetable oil. 
  4. In a separate bowl, mix the flour, baking powder, cocoa powder, sugar and a pinch of salt. 
  5. Add the wet ingredients to the dry, along with the cherries and 80g of chocolate chunks. Mix until everything is well combined. 
  6. Spray a 12 hole muffin tray liberally with Frylight and then divide the mixture between the holes. Sprinkle the remaining chocolate chunks onto the top of the muffins, and then cook for 15 minutes until well risen and cooked through.