Chocolate Muffin Recipes

Since it doesn't have frosting, it's not a cupcake…right? Find decadent chocolate muffins and chocolate chip muffin recipes, plus how-to videos and baking tips.

Staff Picks

Fudgy Chocolate Chip Muffins

Rating: 4.27 stars
These muffins are a chocolatey treat thanks to the double chocolate punch of cocoa powder and chocolate chips.

Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

Rating: 4.45 stars
A wonderful way to use the extra bounty of summer, and make a tasty treat. You can adjust the recipe to suit your family's tastes, or create your own variations. For an optional topping use any, all or a combination of the following: equal parts brown sugar, chopped nuts and mini chocolate chips. Sprinkle tops of muffins just prior to baking.

Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins

Rating: 4.3 stars
Chocolate and bananas, two great tastes that go together!

Chocolate Chip Muffins

Rating: 4.01 stars
You won't believe how easily and quickly you can have chocolate chip muffins on the table using this recipe.

Sasa's Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Bites

Rating: 4.5 stars
This is a favorite among my teenage athletes for a before-practice snack. I fill baggies with these and throw them in the freezer. The kids grab a baggie on the way to school and the mini muffins are thawed out and ready to eat before the end of the day.

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Nut Muffins

Rating: 4.23 stars
These are the best chocolate muffins you will ever have!

Chocolate Chip and Blueberry Muffins

Rating: 4.22 stars
A very scrumptious muffin with lots of chocolate chips and blueberries in every bit of this muffin which would be good for breakfast or brunch.

White Chocolate, Fruit, and Spice Muffins

Rating: 3.67 stars
A dark, moist, rich muffin. Original, yet classically delicious!

Cannoli Muffins

Rating: 3.5 stars
This is a recipe for cannoli muffins that I've engineered from a combination of boredom and hubris with amazing results.

Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Muffins

Rating: 5 stars
These light and spongy gluten-free muffins are made with almond flour instead of regular flour. Nonfat Greek yogurt is one of the secrets to keeping the texture so fluffy.

White Raspberry Muffins

Rating: 4.82 stars
White chocolate chips and fresh raspberries make for an irresistible muffin.

Easy, Fast Chocolate Cup Muffin

Rating: 4 stars
This super-easy snack is really good and can be made in the first 5 minutes after you get up. You just have to be sure to melt the butter beforehand.

Inspiration and Ideas

White Chocolate-Lime Muffins
Rating: Unrated
Yummy cake-like muffins, with lime and white chocolate. These are closer to tart than sweet--not sour, but a nice change from very sweet desserts.
Zucchini-Chocolate Chip Muffins
Rating: Unrated
"Favorite muffins to make and bring to a potluck, and requested at each potluck after that." – Kaylee Paslay

Zucchini-Chocolate Chip Muffins

Rating: 4.82 stars

These muffins are packed with zucchini, chocolate chips, and walnuts and make a perfect on-the-go snack.