Chocolate Chip Muffins


I love these chocolate chip muffins! They are light and fluffy and moist. I have made these muffins a handful of times before and they are so simple and easy.

While so many of Grandma Clarke’s recipes make multiple dozens, this is a true 1-dozen recipe that (finally) doesn’t need to be halved. In fact, if you like your muffins big and tall, this recipe may only make 9 or 10 muffins!


Porcelain sleeping cat plate from EarlyBirdDesignsShop on Etsy.


Chocolate Chip Muffins

  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • 3 tsps baking powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • ⅓ cup melted butter
  • 1 egg
  • ¾ cup chocolate chips

Mix dry ingredients and add chocolate chips.
Combine eggs, milk, butter and stir into the flour mixture. Do not beat.
Bake 375°F for 20 minutes.
A few chocolate chipits melted & drizzled over the tops when slightly [warm].

About to go in the oven
Fresh out of the oven






You’ll notice that I skipped the last step of drizzling melted chocolate chips on top and settled for sprinkling 4-5 extra whole chipits* on top instead. I have tried to drizzle melted chocolate in the past and it hasn’t looked pretty. I haven’t mastered melting chocolate yet.

Could have used more chocolate chips… still delicious!

*Chipits, by the way, are the brand name for Hershey’s miniature chocolate chips, but in the Clarke household, we use it as a cute shorthand for chocolate chips of any size. Possibly a Canadianism.

One thought on “Chocolate Chip Muffins

  1. Old family recipes are my favourites, and since I know Audrey personally, making some of her recipes will be all the more special!


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