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Browned Butter Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Muffins

These Browned Butter Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Muffins make a delicious breakfast treat.

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Browned Butter Chocolate Chip Muffins

Looks like my girls are developing a taste for baking, so when they asked if we could bake something together I thought it would be a good idea to make some muffins.

For me, this meant the muffins would have to be on the healthier side, for my girls, it meant that there would have to be some chocolate chips in them.

Browned Butter Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Muffins

After some searching on the web for a chocolate chip muffin recipe, I found this simple recipe from Joy of Baking

I've been wanting to try baking with browned butter so I adapted her recipe to include browned butter and whole wheat pastry flour and reduced the amount of sugar in the muffins.

The kitchen always gets a bit lot messier when working with my girls but we have lots of fun. We each sampled a muffin and came to the conclusion that they were delicious!

The flavour of the browned butter really comes through in these Browned Butter Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Muffins.

Browned Butter Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Muffins

Enjoy!

Browned Butter Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Muffins

Browned Butter Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Muffins

Adapted from Joy of Baking
These Browned Butter Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Muffins make a delicious and wholesome breakfast.
4.5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 18 mins
Total Time 33 mins
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 12 muffins
Calories 250 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 2 cups whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 2 large eggs lightly whisked
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips or regular

Instructions
 

  • Place a rack in the centre of your oven and preheat oven to 375ºF.
  • In a saucepan over medium high heat, melt butter. Stir the butter occasionally so it cooks and browns evenly. When the butter starts to smell nutty and is browned remove it from the heat, transfer it to a bowl and let it cool.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, brown sugar, baking powder, cinnamon and salt.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together the milk, eggs and vanilla.
  • Add the wet mixture and the melted and cooled browned butter to the dry ingredients and mix until just combined. Stir in the chocolate chips. Don't over-mix the batter or you will have tough muffins.
  • Evenly spoon the batter into the greased or paper-lined muffin cups, filling almost to the edge of the muffin cups.
  • Bake until a toothpick inserted in the centre of the muffin comes out clean about 18-20 minutes.
  • Let the muffins cool in the pan on a rack for 5 minutes before removing them and placing onto a wire rack to cool completely.

Notes

Muffins can be stored in an airtight container for up to 3 days or frozen for later consumption.

Nutrition

Calories: 250kcalCarbohydrates: 30gProtein: 4gFat: 13gSaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 49mgSodium: 62mgPotassium: 253mgFiber: 3gSugar: 13gVitamin A: 305IUCalcium: 84mgIron: 1.6mg
Keyword Browned Butter Chocolate Chip Muffins, Browned Butter Muffins, Chocolate Chip Muffins
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tucionacreations

Saturday 24th of January 2015

They look really delicious ! I know the drill when you cook with your kids, but I must say I have been quite lucky lately as each time, my 8 year old also helps with the cleaning ! :)

Sweet and Savoury Pursuits

Saturday 24th of January 2015

Wow, you'll have to share your secret, how do you manage get your kid to help you clean up?

Eleanore Brickell

Monday 12th of January 2015

aww, your kids are the cutest!! These muffins look great! nice job on the photos as well!

Sweet and Savoury Pursuits

Tuesday 13th of January 2015

Thanks Eleanore! I think they're pretty cute too

Sadia Mohamed

Sunday 11th of January 2015

A very nice and healthy recipe. Love love loooove your pictures. Very talented you are.

Sweet and Savoury Pursuits

Sunday 11th of January 2015

Thank you so much Sadia for the lovely compliment :)

spiceinthecity

Saturday 10th of January 2015

I love anything with brown butter, these sound amazing love that they are made it whole wheat!

Sweet and Savoury Pursuits

Saturday 10th of January 2015

Thanks! Yes browning the butter truly makes a difference.

Ginger

Saturday 10th of January 2015

Such a lovely recipe to bake with kids! The pictures look lovely, by the way :-)

Sweet and Savoury Pursuits

Sunday 11th of January 2015

Yes, cookies and muffins are their favourite to make. Thank you so much :)

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