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Bakery Style Chocolate Chip Muffins

Say hello to your next must-make muffin recipe — Bakery Style Chocolate Chip Muffins! These soft and fluffy muffins are loaded with chocolate chips, with a crunchy, crackly top thanks to a little added sparkling sugar. They’re easy to whip up and the perfect treat to share with the family, a good friend, or neighbor!

Bakery Style Chocolate Chip Muffins | All Images © Beyond the Butter, LLC
Bakery Style Chocolate Chip Muffins | All Images © Beyond the Butter, LLC
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Bakery Style Chocolate Chip Muffins recipe | All Images © Beyond the Butter, LLC

recommended baking tools for making homemade chocolate chip muffins

KitchenAid KHM926CA 9-Speed Digital Hand Mixer with Turbo Beater II Accessories and Pro Whisk
Katgely White Tulip Baking Cups (Pack Of 200): Paper Muffin Liners, Elegant Wrappers For Standard Sized Cupcakes, Non-Stick And Grease-Proof
Norpro Cookie Scoop (2 Tablespoon)
GIR: Get It Right All Silicone Mini, Skinny & Ultimate Spatula 3 Pc Set
Anchor Hocking 10pc Glass Mixing Bowl Set
Wilton 12-cup Muffin Pan
KitchenAid KHM926CA 9-Speed Digital Hand Mixer with Turbo Beater II Accessories and Pro Whisk
Katgely White Tulip Baking Cups (Pack Of 200): Paper Muffin Liners, Elegant Wrappers For Standard Sized Cupcakes, Non-Stick And Grease-Proof
Norpro Cookie Scoop (2 Tablespoon)
GIR: Get It Right All Silicone Mini, Skinny & Ultimate Spatula 3 Pc Set
Anchor Hocking 10pc Glass Mixing Bowl Set
Wilton 12-cup Muffin Pan
KitchenAid KHM926CA 9-Speed Digital Hand Mixer with Turbo Beater II Accessories and Pro Whisk
Katgely White Tulip Baking Cups (Pack Of 200): Paper Muffin Liners, Elegant Wrappers For Standard Sized Cupcakes, Non-Stick And Grease-Proof
Norpro Cookie Scoop (2 Tablespoon)
GIR: Get It Right All Silicone Mini, Skinny & Ultimate Spatula 3 Pc Set
Anchor Hocking 10pc Glass Mixing Bowl Set
Wilton 12-cup Muffin Pan

Bakery Style Chocolate Chip Muffins | All Images © Beyond the Butter, LLC
Bakery Style Chocolate Chip Muffins | All Images © Beyond the Butter, LLC

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Bakery Style Chocolate Chip Muffins | All Images © Beyond the Butter, LLC

quick tips for making the best chocolate chip muffins

  • If not using cupcake/muffin liners, make sure to spray the muffin tin generously with a flour-based baking spray.
  • This recipe has 2 baking temperatures and times. The first is 8 minutes at 425ºF and the 2nd is 15-20 minutes at 400ºF. Reducing the temp after the first 8 minutes will give them that nice crackly top. Please note thought that some ovens (like mine did) may take a smidge longer to bake. Always begin checking on your baked goods at the earlier suggested bake times.
  • This recipe calls for either buttermilk or a substitute buttermilk powder., like The Saco Pantry’s Cultured Buttermilk Blend.
  • The sprinkling of the sparkling sugar on top is an optional step. It is only added to give it a nice sparkle!
  • Fold the semi-sweet chocolate chips into the batter using a spatula to avoid over mixing your muffin batter.
  • To give your bakery style chocolate chip muffins some height (a.k.a. “muffin top”☺️), fill them all the way to the top of the muffin tin.
  • For this muffin recipe, I used Katgely’s white tulip baking liners. They’re not flimsy, stay upright, and don’t get super greasy on the bottoms like some cupcake/muffins liners can.
  • If you’re using standard muffin liners, you will yield more chocolate chip muffins, approximately 21.
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Bakery Style Chocolate Chip Muffins | All Images © Beyond the Butter, LLC

Bakery Style Chocolate Chip Muffins

  • Author: Jennifer
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 50 minutes (includes 15 minutes of cooling time)
  • Total Time: 1 hour, 10 minutes
  • Yield: 12 muffins 1x
  • Category: Cupcakes and Muffins
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: Dessert

Description

These Bakery Style Chocolate Chip Muffins are soft and fluffy, loaded with chocolate chips, with a little crunch on top thanks to a sprinkling of some sparkling sugar. They’re easy to whip up and the perfect treat to share with the family, a good friend, or neighbor!


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Ingredients

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Instructions

  1. Adjust the oven rack to the 2nd level mark and pre-heat the oven to 425ºF. Line a standard size muffin tin with cupcake/muffin liners. If you’re not using cupcake/muffin liners, make sure to generously spray each muffin cavity with a flour-based backing spray.
  2. In a medium or large size mixing bowl, whisk together the all-purpose flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
  3. Using another medium size mixing bowl, whisk together the eggs, melted butter, and granulated sugar. Then add in the buttermilk and vanilla extract, and mix until fully incorporated.
  4. Using a spatula, gradually add in the dry ingredients to the wet mixture and mix until just combined. Gently fold in the 1 1/2 cups of semi-sweet chocolate chips into the muffin batter.
  5. Using a 2 tablespoon cookie scoop, divide the batter into the 12 muffin liners, then top with the remaining 1/2 cup of chocolate chips, and sprinkle with a little sparkling sugar.
  6. Bake for 8 minutes at 425ºF, then reduce them temperature to 400ºF and bake for an additional 15-20 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean (some ovens, like mine, took a smidge longer). When done, remove from the oven and allow to cool for 5 minutes before removing muffins from the tin.

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