September 1, 2009

Eggless Chocolate Walnut Muffins

There's something nice about muffins. Something that makes them better than cake. I have not figured out what that is. It could just be that good things come in small packages. Whatever it is, I can't resist these little beauties. As I was off to Mumbai for a couple of family functions, I made these muffins to take with me for the extended family.

1 1/2 cups Flour
1/3 cup Cocoa Powder
3 tsp Baking Powder
1 cup Sugar
a Pinch Salt
1/2 cup Oil
2 tsp Egg Replacer (dissolved in 2 tbsp of water OR 2 Eggs)
1 cup Milk
1 tsp Vanilla
25 Walnut halves

Sift all the dry ingredients for the muffins together into a food processor jar with the dough blade. Pour in all the liquid ingredients and run the processor for 2 minutes.

Preheat the oven to 350F. Prepare the muffin pans by lining them with paper muffin cases.

Pour the batter into the prepared muffin cases. Decorate with the walnut halves. Bake for 15-20 minutes.

But these sweet little beauties are also being sent miles away to celebrate the wedding anniversary of my parents. Many happy returns of the day Amma and Appa!


sra said...

My teeth are tingling and all around me are sweets, sweets and more sweets!

Happy anniversary to your parents!

Raks said...

Many more happy returns of the day to your parents !

I too like muffins the best,wish I could bake my own muffins like this !!

Trendsetters said...

Happy anniversary to your parents. Nice looking muffins.

Parita said...

Happy Anniversary to your parents..chocolate muffins look fabulous!

Unknown said...

those little muffins sure do look good. of course you can't go wrong with chocolate :)

dsdsds said...

First time here Raaga. Those muffins look yummy.. happy anniversary to your parents.. You could send them to the CFK-Chocolate event being hosted in my blog

Priya Suresh said...

Wow muffins looks yumm...My hearty wishes to ur dad & mom..

Gita Jaishankar said...

Happy Anniversary to your parents Raaga...nice and perfect muffins :)

Anonymous said...

Raaga , what is Egg Replacer , is there any brand that is available for supermarket ?

Raaga said...

Thanks everyone.

Anon: I use the "No Egg" egg replacer from Orgran:

CurryLeaf said...

Love the muffins .I too love the combo of choc and walnut.I have seen orgran here in Blore as well.

CurryLeaf said...

Hearty and respectful Wishes to your parents.

My Experiments with Food said...

Wow! You are quite a pro at baking. And such a lovely pic!
The camera was repaired?

Ashwini said...

Whoa!! The muffins look warm and delicious and cocoaie!!

Happy Anniversary to your parents Raaga!!

Hari Chandana P said...

Mmmm.. .Superb.. Nice click!!

Aparna Balasubramanian said...

Happy anniversary wishes to your parents. These look very pretty.

Personally, what I like about muffins and cupcakes are that they're single serve. Easy to serve and just right to satisfy the craving for cake without wondering how to finish the whole thing!