Best Chocolate Chip Muffin Recipe Ever

A morning that begins with chocolate is destined for greatness! This easy chocolate chip muffin recipe is quick, simple and extra chocolatey, and they won’t come out dry!

One of my favorite things is having a cup of coffee while enjoying a fluffy chocolate chip muffin, with gooey chocolate, fresh from the oven.

Your family will fight over these! {giggle} 

I highly recommend making a double batch and freezing some in an airtight container or a freezer bag. They can easily be reheated in the microwave.

Best Chocolate Chip Muffin Recipe Ever
It doesn’t get any better than a chocolate chip muffin, fresh from the oven with a tall glass of cold milk!

 

How Do You Make Homemade Chocolate Chip Muffins?

Made from basic pantry staples, chocolate chip muffins are so easy to make from scratch! 

Don’t have any chocolate chips? Use another chocolate candy, instead! This recipe would be yummy with M&Ms or even mini Reese’s cups.

This Chocolate Chip Muffin Recipe:

  • Yield: 12
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15-20 minutes
Best Chocolate Chip Muffin Recipe Ever
The blueberries and apple pictured here are for two of our other muffin variations. Scroll down to the bottom of the post, where both our homemade blueberry muffin recipe and our apple cinnamon muffin recipe are linked!

Ingredients – Chocolate Chip Muffins

  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/3 cup oil, vegetable or canola
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 cup chocolate chips, semi-sweet, milk or mini

Instructions – Chocolate Chip Muffins 

Step 1

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

Step 2

Place liner in muffin tin.

 

Best Chocolate Chip Muffin Recipe Ever
Start by combining all of the dry ingredients that form the base of your chocolate chip muffin batter.
Step 3

Whisk together dry ingredients, reserve 1-2 tablespoons of dry mixture.

Best Chocolate Chip Muffin Recipe Ever
I usually prepare all of the wet ingredients in a separate bowl from the dry ingredients when I bake.
Step 4

Pour oil into a 1 cup glass measuring cup. 

 Best Chocolate Chip Muffin Recipe Ever

Step 5

Beat egg and add to oil.

Step 6

Fill measuring cup to the 1 cup mark with milk. 

Best Chocolate Chip Muffin Recipe Ever
Create a hollow “well” in the center of the dry ingredient bowl. Then, pour the wet ingredients into it.
Step 7

Beat until well combined.

Best Chocolate Chip Muffin Recipe Ever
Stir your chocolate chip muffin base mixture until well-combined.
Step 8

Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and stir until well combined, but don’t over mix.

Best Chocolate Chip Muffin Recipe Ever
Sprinkle a bit of the dry mixture onto the chocolate chips to keep them from sticking together in the muffin batter.
Step 9

Add chocolate chips to bowl and sprinkle with reserved dry mixture, toss to coat.

Best Chocolate Chip Muffin Recipe Ever
Stir the chocolate chips into your muffin batter, and get excited… Your kitchen is about to smell AMAZING!
Step 10

Gently fold chocolate chips into the batter.

Step 11

Divide batter into muffin tin, fill 2/3 full.

 

Best Chocolate Chip Muffin Recipe Ever
how amazing are these bakery-quality chocolate chip muffins?!
Step 12

Bake at 400 degrees F for 15-20 or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

Step 13

Serve warm or room temperature.

Step 14

Store leftovers in airtight container.

Best Chocolate Chip Muffin Recipe Ever
You can easily make gluten free chocolate chip muffins by swapping out one ingredient!

Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Muffin Recipe 

If you have a gluten sensitivity or allergy, you can still enjoy yummy homemade muffins! 

It’s so easy to make this a gluten free chocolate chip muffin recipe! Just swap out the regular all-purpose flour for gluten free all-purpose flour.

You an also buy gluten free (and dairy free) Enjoy Life brand chocolate chips at most grocery stores and on Amazon.

Be sure to double check all labels (as always) to be sure that the rest of your ingredients are wheat/ gluten free, just to be safe. 

If you are baking for someone with a gluten sensitivity, allergy, or Celiac Disease, be careful and keep all ingredients away from items with gluten in them, in order to prevent cross-contamination. 

Yield: 12 muffins

Best Chocolate Chip Muffin Recipe Ever

Best Chocolate Chip Muffin Recipe Ever

You won't be able to resist taking a bite out of these ooey, gooey chocolate chip muffins!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes 15 seconds
Total Time 25 minutes 15 seconds

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ⅓ cup oil, vegetable or canola
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • ⅓ cup milk
  • 1 cup chocolate chips, semi-sweet, milk or mini

Instructions

    1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
    2. Place liner in muffin tin.
    3. Whisk together dry ingredients, reserve 1-2 tablespoons of dry mixture.
    4. Pour oil into a 1 cup glass measuring cup.
    5. Beat egg and add to oil.
    6. Fill measuring cup to the 1 cup mark with milk.
    7. Beat until well combined.
    8. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and stir until well combined, but don’t over mix.
    9. Add chocolate chips to bowl and sprinkle with reserved dry mixture, toss to coat.
    10. Gently fold chocolate chips into batter.
    11. Divide batter into muffin tin, fill ⅔ full.
    12. Bake at 400 degrees F for 15-20 or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
    13. Serve warm or room temperature.
    14. Store leftovers in airtight container
Best Chocolate Chip Recipe Ever
Muffin recipes are great for food prepping! Bake them, let them cool to room temperature, and then freeze your muffins in an airtight container or a freezer bag.

Easy Homemade Muffin Recipes

It’s so easy to make muffins from scratch!

The ingredients are usually pantry staples, and you can tweak most muffin recipes to work with whatever you have on hand–so muffins are great for impromptu baking!

What’s your favorite drink to serve with chocolate chip muffins? For me, it’s a tall glass of cold milk!

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