Saturday, 12 September 2009

Chocolate and Courgette Muffins

I still have loads of courgettes left and after making the courgette cake, I was intrigued by the mixture of courgette and chocolate, so I decided to make muffins. I used this recipe from the 21st Century House Wife , it can be used as a basic muffin recipe and you can add anything to it. It turned out yummy, they were lovely, moist and springy, and again you couldn't really taste the courgettes.

Unfortunately they went mouldy really quickly after only 3-4 days, even though I kept them in an airtight container. I wonder if it was the moisture from the courgettes that made them go mouldy so quickly.

Chocolate Courgette Muffins
(Makes 12)

10 oz self raising flour
3 oz sugar
2 medium eggs
8 fl oz milk
4 oz butter, melted
3tbsp good cocoa
1 medium or two small courgettes, grated

Sift flour and cocoa into large bowl, add sugar and stir well. Add grated courgettes. Beat eggs with milk and melted butter, pour on to dry ingredients and mix lightly. Keep turning and folding the mixture until everything is incorporated.

Spoon into muffin cases and bake in a hot oven for 25 - 30 minutes until well-risen and firm to the touch. Cool on wire rack.

1 comment:

  1. Hi - love your blog, but did want to comment that the lady who is using the name 21st Century House Wife on Unbought Delicacies is violating my copyright. I have had my website for over seven years now and I hold the copyright, along with owning virtually all the 21st Century Housewife URLs - and I am also the author of
    I haven't contacted the unbought delicacies lady as I don't want to appear mean, but it upsets me that she is using my name as she is because under copyright law the name and concept are copyright to me.
    Good luck with your culinary adventures and your blog!
    Kind regards
    April Harris
    The 21st Century Housewife©