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Cocoa Muffins

The best cocoa muffins with streusel topping you ever had! www.crunchycreamysweet.com
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword muffins
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 33 minutes
Servings 12 muffins
Calories 295 kcal
Author Anna


  • 8 oz sour cream
  • 1 c sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 c unsalted butter melted, cooled
  • 1 1/2 c all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 c unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 c all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 c unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 c salted butter melted
  • 1/4 c packed brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp granulated sugar
  • 2 tsp sea salt


  1. Preheat your oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Spray muffin tin with cooking oil and lightly dust with flour OR line with muffin paper liners. Set aside.
  3. In a bowl of your stand mixer, beat together sour cream, sugar, eggs, vanilla and butter.
  4. In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together the dry ingredients ( flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt ).
  5. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients. Fold in. Do not over mix!
  6. For the streusel topping:
  7. In a small mixing bowl, whisk together flour, cocoa, both sugars and sea salt.
  8. Add melted butter and stir with a wooden spoon until it resembles coarse crumbs and eventually the dough starts to clump up together.
  9. Assembling:
  10. Fill your muffin tins not more than 3/4 full per cavity.
  11. Top with streusel topping.
  12. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center of each muffin comes out clean.
  13. Cool muffins in the pan for 3 to 5 minutes. Remove onto a cooling rack and let cool completely.
  14. Drizzle with melted chocolate. ( optional )
  15. Bake 18 - 20 minutes.
Nutrition Facts
Cocoa Muffins
Amount Per Serving
Calories 295 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 57mg19%
Sodium 600mg26%
Potassium 231mg7%
Carbohydrates 43g14%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 23g26%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 395IU8%
Vitamin C 0.2mg0%
Calcium 76mg8%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.