Wondering what to do with all those Easter chocolate eggs leftovers? I suggest my muffins recipe with chocolate chips, strictly from Easter eggs! It’s a quick and easy recipe for kids to try. Depending on the age, they will have fun weighing the ingredients, mixing them, pouring the dough into the buns and then decorating the muffins when cooled.

Choc chip muffins recipe

  • Servings: 12
  • Difficulty: easy

Choc chip muffins: quick and easy recipe to do with your kids and… for recycling Easter chocolate eggs! Enjoy it!

Muffins recipe - ingredients at craftymessymom.com


  • 250 g plain flour
  • 100 g caster sugar
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 100 g melted butter (or 80 g oil)
  • 1 egg
  • 200 ml semi-skimmed milk
  • 100 g chocolate chips

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  • 2 bowls
  • 2 spoons
  • muffins tin (12 buns in total)
  • muffins liners


Muffins recipe - step 1- craftymessymom.com
step 1

Mix the dry ingredients: flour, sugar, baking powder (step1).

Muffins recipe - step 2 - craftymessymom.com
step 2

Add the wet ingredients: melted butter, egg, milk (step2).

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step 3

Mix gently (step3).

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step 4

Add the choc chips (step4).

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step 5

Mix gently (step5).

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step 6

Place spoonfuls (step6) of the mixture into the prepared muffin tins.

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step 7

Bake immediately (step7).

Bake in a preheated oven at 180°C for 25 minutes.

Cool in the tins for some minutes before removing.


  1. Mix the dry and wet ingredients separately before combining them in the final mixture.
  2. The key of this recipe is to not over-mix the batter.
  3. Use the “two spoons” method to pour the mixture in the buns.


  1. Blueberries muffins: replace the choc chips whit blueberries and add them to the dry ingredients.
  2. Chocolate muffins: replace 50 g of flour with cocoa, add 50 g sugar (150 g in total).
  3. Apple and cinnamon muffins: replace the choc chips with one chopped apple and one teaspoon of cinnamon; add them to the dry ingredients.
  4. Banana muffins: replace the choc chips with 1 mashed banana and add it to the wet ingredients.


Have fun with your kids in decorating your muffins! Here some ideas, but the possibilities are endless!

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KIRFs: times table, factors of 12
  1. One muffins tin has 6 buns, we have 2 tins: how many muffin liners do we need?
  2. We put 10 chips in each muffin, how many chips there will be in 12 muffins?
  3. We have 12 muffins, we are 3, how many muffins are per person?
  4. There are 12 buns, we have 4 different colours muffin liners, how many buns per colour there will be?


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