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chocolate brownie muffins

Chocolate Brownie Muffins

adapted from Women's Weekly Home Baked
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Breakfast/Brunch
Servings 20


  • 2 cups self-rising flour
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 60 grams scarce 5 Tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup Nutella
  • 1 large egg lightly beaten
  • 3/4 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup cherry-flavored chips
  • 1/2 cup pecans roughly chopped


  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Grease or line 2 12-cup muffin trays with paper liners and set aside
  • In a large bowl, combine flour, cocoa powder, and sugar.
  • Add the butter, Nutella, egg, milk, and sour cream, stirring until just combined.
  • Fold in the cherry-flavored chips and pecans.
  • Using a large cookie scoop, portion out the batter between 20 muffin cups.
  • Bake for 18-20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center of a muffin comes out clean.
  • Cool for 5 minutes in the muffin pan, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.


The original recipe said it served 12, but I got 20 muffins out of this.