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Chocolate Cherry Muffins

Chocolate Cherry Muffins

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Makes 9 muffins Kilojoules 1171.52 Prep Time 15 minutes Total Time 50 minutes Made with Splenda® Original Sweetener


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Place paper liners in 9 cups of a 12-cup muffin pan.
  2. In a bowl, whisk together cocoa and boiling water until smooth.
  3. In a bowl, combine flour, baking powder, and baking soda.
  4. In a bowl using an electric mixer, beat eggs and Splenda Sweetener on high speed for 5 minutes. Add butter and vanilla extract; beat on medium speed until blended.
  5. Add cocoa mixture; mix on low speed until blended.
  6. Add about half the flour mixture; mix on low speed to blend. Add buttermilk and mix to blend, then add remaining flour mixture and blend on low speed until smooth.
  7. Mix in cherries and walnuts. Spoon batter into prepared muffin pan, filling cups about ¾ full.
  8. Bake for 25–30 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted into center of a muffin comes out clean. Remove from pans immediately and cool on a wire rack.

Nutrition Info Per Serving

Serving Size: 1 muffin

Energy 280
Protein 7g
Total Fat 17g
- of which saturates 8g
Cholesterol 75mg
Carbohydrate 29g
- of which sugars 8g
Dietary Fibre 3g
Sodium 250mg