How to cook muffins?

Muffins are small cupcakes. The popularity of this pastry is that it takes a minimum of time to prepare it, simple ingredients and you don’t need to be a distinguished cook. Just open your refrigerator, find a few ordinary products and start. This tea treat will be your favorite treat. Muffins are divided into sweet and not sweet. Sweet muffins are prepared with various fillings: berry, cottage cheese, chocolate, cream. Cooking this sweet can be done in 4 stages:

  • Dough preparation.
  • Choosing a filling.
  • Cooking sauce.
  • Baking muffins.

We will share with you a recipe for making muffins. Of course, the most important thing in any baking is a good dough.

Ordinary muffins

You will need: wheat flour, eggs 2-3 pieces, sugar, salt, baking powder, butter, milk.

  • First, mix the flour with the baking powder. Do not immediately add the filling, otherwise the baking powder will react earlier and the dough will not work so light and airy. If you did not have a home baking powder, take regular baking soda.
  • Add a drop of lemon juice to the dough to add sharpness and taste to the dough. However, if then, you will use cottage cheese, do not add, so as not to enhance the reaction of the baking powder.
  • Last add eggs. If you want, you can add only the yolks to make the dough less liquid.
  • Pour the dough in the mold, add the filling and gravy.

More specifically, how to cook the filling, you will read below. And now - how to bake muffins? The recipe with a photo, of course, will show you more visual information (you can find it on the Internet), and we will only show that the same recipe can be baked in different ways.

For example, if you bake muffins for 15 - 20 minutes, then they will taste soft, and in shape will be sticky. If you overdo it for only 5-7 minutes, then the muffins will turn out to be strong, airy. Bake should be at a temperature of 180 to 200 degrees.

Chocolate Muffins

Surely among your guests will be chocolate lovers, and maybe you love this delicacy. For noble sweet teeth, we suggest cooking chocolate muffins. The recipe for the dough is the same as we have already described. You only need to add 200 grams of any chocolate you like. White, milky, with nuts - it does not matter.By the way, you can mix several types too.

Then chop the chocolate into pieces, whip the sugar and butter, add and stir the eggs separately. Now mix everything in one plate and you can pour it into a bowl with dough. Bake chocolate muffins should be 25 minutes at 200 degrees. Willingness to check with a match or a toothpick. Although the readiness of muffins, you will be prompted by a golden crust. Ready-made muffins can be poured over chocolate sauce or sprinkled with chocolate or coconut chips.

Cheese Muffins

The next thing we will tell you is how to bake cottage cheese muffins. The recipe is:

  • Chocolate 50 g
  • Cottage cheese 250 g
  • Eggs 3 pieces.
  • Oil 100 g
  • Sugar 100g
  • Flour 200 g
  • Yogurt 120 g (cherry will make muffins pinkish).

Separately, beat the eggs, mix the sugar and butter, make a filling in another plate. In a separate bowl, make the dough according to the old recipe, then you can add butter, eggs, cottage cheese, chocolate pieces and mix everything thoroughly. Pour the dough into the molds, and place in the oven for 20 minutes at a temperature of 180- 200 degrees.

We will show a little trick: so that the dough rises above the mold, oil only the bottom of the forming dish.You can store ready-made muffins for up to two days, but we are sure that they will "disappear" earlier.

Try to make muffins according to our recipes and you will be surprised how easy and pleasant it is to cook them. We hope, after our culinary advice, you will no longer have any doubts about how to make the muffins tasty and to please yourself and your guests.