Black Garlic Chocolate Muffins

These chocolate muffins are enhanced with the sweetness of black garlic. They are great for breakfast or for a quick on-the-go snack. Black garlic can be found in most Asian markets.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
12 muffins


  • 1 ½ cups white sugar

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • cup cocoa powder

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • ½ teaspoon baking soda

  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 7 solo black garlic bulbs, mashed

  • ½ cup oil

  • ½ cup milk

  • ½ cup sour cream

  • 1 egg

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • ½ cup semisweet chocolate chips, melted

  • ½ cup semisweet chocolate chunks

  • ½ cup chopped nuts


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 12-cup muffin tin or line cups with paper liners.

  2. Combine sugar, flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt in a large bowl.

  3. Stir together mashed black garlic, oil, milk, sour cream, egg, and vanilla extract in a second bowl. Add to flour mixture and mix well. Add melted chocolate, stirring until well combined. Fold in chocolate chunks and chopped nuts. Spoon batter into the prepared muffin cups, filling each almost to the top.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, 22 to 26 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

408 Calories
20g Fat
57g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 408
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g 26%
Saturated Fat 6g 31%
Cholesterol 21mg 7%
Sodium 254mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 57g 21%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 35g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 10mg 52%
Calcium 146mg 11%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 326mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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