Hello there, my fellow foodies! Today, I am thrilled to share with you my latest recipe for Chocolate Chip Muffins – Gluten-Free! If you are a fan of bakery-style gluten-free muffins, this recipe is sure to excite your taste buds.
Are you looking for healthy baked goods that you can indulge in guilt-free? This recipe will make your heart skip a beat. These muffins are not only delicious but they are also made using organic, dairy-free and gluten-free ingredients that will not only nourish your body but also delight your taste buds.
I know how hard it can be to find the perfect gluten-free flour blend for baking that bakery-style goodness. However, I’ve got you covered with a specially crafted blend that works perfectly in this recipe.
The best part? These muffins only require 10 minutes of hands-on time before they are scrumptiously ready to enjoy.
So go ahead, grab your apron and let’s bake some mouthwatering chocolate chip muffins together!
Why You’ll Love This Recipe
Listen up, foodies! Today, I’m presenting you with a recipe that’s going to make your taste buds go gaga. If you’re looking for something utterly delicious, healthy, and gluten-free, then this recipe is your savior.
Now, let me tell you why you should love this recipe. First of all, who doesn’t love chocolate chip muffins? They’re the perfect snack when you’re on the go, team them up with a cup of warm coffee, and it’ll be a match made in heaven. But the problem is most chocolate chip muffins out there are loaded with unhealthy carbs and fats. But my Chocolate Chip Muffins Gluten-Free recipe will satisfy your cravings without sabotaging your health goals.
These muffins are made with gluten-free flour that’s perfect for those who have celiac disease or gluten sensitivity. And hey, even if you don’t, this recipe has the potential of introducing you to new ingredients and flavors that may surprise your taste buds.
Now, let’s talk about the star ingredient – chocolate chips! These sweet treats make everything better; trust me on that one. But don’t worry about the extra sugar because we’ve used healthier alternatives and cut down the quantity to an optimum amount so that these chocolate chip muffins are not just yummy but also nutritious.
In addition to being healthy and gluten-free, these muffins are straightforward to make. This recipe is perfect for novice bakers who want something quick yet satisfying for their sweet tooth.
So what are you waiting for? Head onto your kitchen and whip up these Chocolate Chip Muffins Gluten Free and thank me later when people start praising you for your baking skills!
Here are the ingredients that you need to prepare for this scrumptious gluten-free and dairy-free chocolate chip muffins recipe:
Dry Ingredients (1)
- 3 cups of gluten-free flour blend (Bob’s Red Mill 1-to-1 Gluten-Free Baking Flour)
- 1 teaspoon of baking soda
- 2 teaspoons of baking powder
- ½ teaspoon of salt
- 1 cup of white sugar
- ½ cup of brown sugar
Wet Ingredients (2)
- 2 large eggs
- ¾ cup of skim milk or almond milk
- ¼ cup of melted coconut oil
- 1 tablespoon of maple syrup
Chocolate Chips (2)
- 1 cup of dairy-free chocolate chips
Note: For best results, make sure that all ingredients are at room temperature when mixing.
The Recipe How-To
Finally, the moment we’ve all been waiting for! It’s time to dive into the recipe and get baking.
Gathering Your Ingredients
Before we start, let’s go over the ingredients you’ll need for this recipe.
- 3 cups of gluten-free flour blend
- 1 tsp xanthan gum
- 4 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 cup unsalted (or at least low-salt) butter, softened
- 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
- 2 large eggs
- 2 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 1/2 cups skim milk (or a non-dairy substitute)
- 1/4 cup maple syrup
Mixing Your Dry Ingredients
In a large bowl, combine your dry ingredients: gluten-free flour blend, xanthan gum, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Use a whisk to evenly distribute all of these items together.
Mixing Your Wet Ingredients
In another mixing bowl cream together the butter and sugar until they are light and fluffy. This should take about 3-4 minutes. Mix in your eggs one at a time right after beating them together. Once these are combined add your vanilla extract.
After combining everything throughly pour in the milk and mix well until it is well-combined.
Combining Your Dry and Wet Ingredients
Incorporate your dry ingredients into your mixed wet ingredients a little bit at a time beating it all together on low speed with an electric mixer before adding more. repeat this process until it has all been mixed together. When the batter looks good pour in the chocolate chips or nuts gradually making sure they’re fully dispersed throughout .
Use an ice cream scooper to spoon out enough batter (around 3 tablespoons) into a pre-greased muffin tin; make sure you fill it 3/4 of the way.
Bake in a preheated oven at 375° Fahrenheit or 190°Celsiu until the muffins spring back when lightly touched with your finger, for about 16-20 minutes.
Let them cool for a bit before removing them from the tin to move onto your next batch!
Ready to Bake
Now you have everything you need to create incredibly delicious gluten-free chocolate chip muffins right at home! These treats are perfect for breakfast or any time of day. Don’t forget to share with friends and family—and don’t feel bad if you don’t want to share. I won’t judge! Enjoy!
Substitutions and Variations
Alright, let’s get creative! There are always ways to spice things up and make a recipe your own. Here are some substitution and variation ideas for these delicious gluten-free chocolate chip muffins.
Firstly, if you want to make this recipe vegan, substitute the eggs with flax eggs or mashed ripe bananas. You can also replace the dairy milk with almond milk or any other non-dairy milk of your preference. For those who love nuts, add chopped walnuts or pecans to the batter to give them an extra crunch.
If chocolate is your thing, replace half of the chocolate chips with dark chocolate chips, or switch up the type of chocolate altogether – try white chocolate chips for a sweet twist. Feeling adventurous? Add in some shredded coconut flakes or dried cranberries for a tropical feel.
Now onto the flour blend. If you don’t have access to an all-purpose gluten-free flour blend, you can mix up your own using almond flour, oat flour, or any other gluten-free flour you may have. Be mindful that different flours may require different measurements and results, so do some research before substituting too much.
Want to be extra healthy? Replace the granulated sugar with coconut sugar or maple syrup. If you prefer less sweetness in your baked goods, reduce the amount of sugar altogether and maybe add in some fresh berries for natural sweetness.
Lastly, if chocolate chip muffins aren’t really your thing but you still want that bakery-style goodness, try switching it up by making banana nut muffins by adding mashed bananas and chopped nuts to the batter. Or try out double chocolate muffins and replace ½ cup of gluten-free flour with ½ cup cocoa powder.
No matter which substitutions and variations you decide on, remember this: cooking is like art; there are no rules! So get creative in the kitchen and have fun experimenting with different ingredients until you create a masterpiece that satisfies not only your taste buds, but also your dietary needs.
Serving and Pairing
Now that you’ve got your freshly baked chocolate chip muffins in front of you, it’s time to dig in! These bakery-style goodies are best enjoyed fresh out of the oven with a tall glass of cold milk or a steaming cup of coffee.
If you’re feeling extra fancy, why not try making a double chocolate muffin ice cream sandwich? Just slice your muffin in half and place a scoop of your favourite ice cream right in the middle. Squish it back together and indulge in the ultimate dessert sandwich!
For those who like to keep it simple, serving a warm muffin with a drizzle of maple syrup is heavenly. This gives you that perfect combination of sweet and savoury that satisfies every craving. And don’t forget, these muffins also make for an epic breakfast on-the-go. Pack one up and take it with you on your daily commute.
Whether you’re enjoying them fresh from the oven or grabbing one on-the-go, these gluten-free chocolate chip muffins are going to be your new favourite treat. A bakery-style gluten-free recipe that everyone will love!
Make-Ahead, Storing and Reheating
Listen up guys, if you are anything like me you enjoy the convenience of making something ahead of time so you can just grab it and go when you need it. These gluten-free chocolate chip muffins can definitely be made ahead of time and stored properly to enjoy for days to come. Plus, let’s be honest, there is no such thing as too many chocolate chips in your muffin recipe.
To make-ahead, simply prepare the batter as instructed and scoop as much batter needed into your muffin tin. Store the remaining batter in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 2-3 days or in the freezer for up to 3 months. When you’re ready to bake them, take them out to thaw completely and bake as normal.
Now for storing: These muffins should be stored at room temperature in an airtight container or plastic bag. They’ll stay fresh for 2-3 days if kept covered properly. You can also store them in the refrigerator for longer shelf life, but they may become dry.
But what if you have leftovers? No worries here! These muffins also reheat very well. Simply warm a muffin up in the microwave for about 15 seconds or place it in a toaster oven for a quick crispy finish.
Whether you are meal prepping, have leftovers or simply want to keep a batch of these delicious chocolate chip muffins handy, rest assured that they store well and will taste amazing even after sitting for a few days.
Tips for Perfect Results
Now that you have all the ingredients and steps to make these delicious gluten-free chocolate chip muffins let’s get into some tips that will guarantee you perfect results every time!
Firstly, it’s essential to measure your ingredients accurately for consistent and predictable results. Use measuring cups or a scale to measure the dry and wet ingredients separately.
Secondly, don’t overmix the batter as this can lead to dense and heavy muffins. Mix until the ingredients are just combined, and you no longer see any flour pockets. Over-mixing can make tough muffins due to gluten formation.
Thirdly, add your chocolate chips after mixing your ingredients- this makes sure the mixture doesn’t turn brown from the melted chocolate mixing with the batter. Instead, you’ll get chunks of sweet chocolate scattered throughout your muffins!
Fourthly, if using muffin tins rather than liners, coat them well with non-stick sprays or butter so that they release easily once baked.
Fifthly and finally, bake these muffins till golden brown and toothpick comes out clean when inserted in the middle of each muffin! Don’t undercook them as they may turn soggy or over-bake them as they may become dry and lose their softness.
By following these tips, rest assured that you will have superb bakery-style gluten-free chocolate chip muffins ready to enjoy anytime without compromising on health!
Well there you have it, my gluten-free and dairy-free chocolate chip muffin recipe! I hope you all enjoyed making them as much as I enjoyed creating the recipe. With the right gluten-free flour blend, these muffins are just as deliciously bakery style as any gluten-filled pastry.
One of the best things about this recipe is that it can easily be adapted to fit your dietary needs. Whether you are gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan or simply looking for a healthier alternative to traditional baked goods, these muffins will satisfy your sweet tooth without compromising your health goals.
I understand that many people may be hesitant to try out gluten-free or dairy-free recipes but I encourage you to give this one a chance. Trust me, you won’t even notice the difference!
So go ahead and indulge in a warm, gooey chocolate chip muffin without any guilt or discomfort. Bon Appétit!
Chocolate Chip Muffins Gluten Free Recipe
- 2 cups gf flour
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1 tablespoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 egg
- 1 cup skim milk
- 1/3 cup oil
- 3/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
- In a large bowl, combine the first four ingredients. In a small bowl, beat egg, milk and oil. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in chocolate chips. Fill muffin cups 3/4 full. Bake at 400 for 18-20 minutes. Cool for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack.