Chocolate Chip Muffins

Mar 25

Well, good morning!  It’s the start of a new day and a new week- hooray! Time for me to start fresh.

For the past two weeks, I have been SWAMPED with work and didn’t have the time to post anything on the blog.  It feels terrible to have zero new posts up in the past two weeks, but I hope you understand.  I am under the mindset that I do not want to post unless I can put up a quality post, so blogging has, unfortunately, been on the back burner.

In the world of admissions, this is a particularly busy time– we are finishing reading files, sending out decisions, and hosting our admitted students.  This past weekend, my school had our biggest Admissions event of the year– Admitted Student Weekend (cleverly titled, huh?). We had the largest attendance in school history, and I was stressing about logistics. Everything went swimmingly, even better than I thought it would, and I am thrilled with how the event turned out.  Now, we just need all of those admits to enroll :)

Okay, back to a good morning….nothing better in the morning than a freshly baked muffin. Chocolate chip muffins are some of my favorite because it’s a bit of breakfast and dessert all at once.  This recipe is adapted from my grandma’s old copy of Homes and Gardens: New Cookbook. Enjoy, and have a great day!

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup skim milk
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3/4 cup chocolate chips (or less, depending on how chocolaty you want them)
  • Servings: 10-12
  • Difficulty: easy

Directions

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

Combine flours, sugar, baking powder, and salt in a mixing bowl. Add egg, milk, vanilla, and oil. Stir until moistened- the batter should be lumpy. Stir in chocolate chips.

Line muffin tins with cupcake liners, and fill batter in cups about 2/3 full. Bake 20 minutes, until golden, and a toothpick comes out clean.

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Comments: 22

  1. I remember that crazy busy time :) So glad ASW went well!

    These muffins look awesome!

  2. Ashley Mar 25 at 8:06 pm Reply

    So glad your ASW went well! And I understand, all too well, about how you need to be in the proper mindset to blog. Sadly that’s why I’ve had no posts since November! :-(

    I hope you are doing well. Your post inspired me to bake this this week!

    • Elizabeth Mar 30 at 9:07 pm Reply

      Thanks Ashley- have a great weekend! Hope you bake something delicious :)

  3. Linda V @ Bubble and Sweet Mar 25 at 8:10 pm Reply

    Chocolate Chip muffins are my favorite type :)

    • Elizabeth Mar 30 at 9:08 pm Reply

      I love them too- thanks Linda!

  4. Yum! These sound fantastic! I can’t remember the last time I made muffins!

    • Elizabeth Mar 30 at 9:08 pm Reply

      Thanks Esther!

  5. Monet Mar 26 at 5:55 pm Reply

    I’m sure it is such a crazy time! But these muffins? Well, they look near perfect. Thank you so much for sharing. As always, a visual and sensory delight. I hope you have a wonderful week!

    • Elizabeth Mar 30 at 9:10 pm Reply

      Thanks Monet- thanks goodness for the weekend :)

  6. bj Mar 26 at 10:28 pm Reply

    I am almost positive that when these are baking, it brings everyone in your house…maybe even those next door…to their knees….YUM…sound so good.

    • Elizabeth Mar 30 at 9:11 pm Reply

      Thanks- baking definitely brings people together :)

  7. emily Mar 27 at 1:14 pm Reply

    ooo that’s a fun way to eat a cookie! Thanks for linking up to Tasteful Tuesdays! love it! Really appreciate you stopping by my blog! I’m trying to keep in better touch with my linkers/readers… If you already follow me, please let me know I will find your blog on Bloglovin (I’m transferring my follows there)if you don’t follow in any way, would you consider following via GFC or other method?
    http://www.nap-timecreations.com

    • Elizabeth Mar 30 at 9:09 pm Reply

      Thanks Emily!

  8. I need more Chocolate Chips in my life!!! Thanks for sharing at Show Me Your Plaid Monday’s!

    • Elizabeth Mar 30 at 9:09 pm Reply

      Thanks Chandra- we all need more chocolate chips :)

  9. April @ Angel's Homestead Mar 30 at 1:28 pm Reply

    Muffins are one of my favorite breakfast items with my morning coffee. I love them all, but my family is picky and will only eat the chocolate chip version like yours. Thank you so much for sharing with Saturday Spotlight last week. I hope you come by today to share more of your awesome creations! Happy Easter :)

    http://angelshomestead.com/

    April

    • Elizabeth Mar 30 at 9:10 pm Reply

      Thanks April- I agree. They are great for breakfast!

  10. BeColorful Mar 31 at 7:00 pm Reply

    One of my boys would be all over these. 😀 Thanks for sharing.
    p

    • Elizabeth Apr 01 at 4:23 pm Reply

      Thanks for stopping by!

  11. Tasty!
    I would love if you link this to my party on Monday

    XOXO
    Isabelle

  12. […] same as homemade, right? So I decided that we should be making the muffins at home instead. I made chocolate chip muffins for a while, but Austin told me I needed to make some honey corn muffins- his favorite from […]

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