Bakery Style Chocolate Chip Muffins

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5 from 1 vote
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 30 minutes
Total: 40 minutes

These Bakery Style Chocolate Chip Muffins are exactly what you’re craving in a muffin. The crisp top and moist center will have your mouth watering.

A tray of Bakery Style Chocolate Chip Muffins.

I bet you never realized how it is to make Bakery Style Chocolate Chip Muffins at home, in fact you probably have the ingredients sitting in your pantry right now. These delicious muffins will impress your friends and family.

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What We Love About This Bakery Style Muffins Recipe

  • 40 Minute Muffins: These muffins can be made in 40 minutes or less.
  • Easy Ingredients: You probably already have most of these bakery style chocolate chip muffin ingredients in your pantry.
  • Family Friendly: Your family will absolutely love these chocolate chip muffins.
Chocolate Chips Muffins with sour cream.

Ingredient Notes

  • All Purpose Flour: A normal all purpose flour.
  • Cinnamon : Gives that warm spice to the muffin.
  • Large Eggs: Room temperature large eggs.
  • Sour Cream or Greek Yogurt: Use either, they both work well.
  • Vanilla Extract
  • Regular or Mini Chocolate Chips: Chocolate chunks can also be used.
Flour, eggs, oil, chocolate chips to make the muffins.

Equipment Needed

How to Make Chocolate Chip Muffins with Sour Cream

These are the basic steps for making Bakery Style Chocolate Chip Muffins. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions.

Mixing the dry ingredients for the sour cream muffins.

STEP 1: PREPPING

Start by preheating the oven to 400 degrees f and line muffin tin with the liners, set aside.

STEP 2: DRY INGREDIENTS

In small bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and cinnamon. Set aside.

STEP 3: WET INGREDIENTS

In a large mixing bowl, beat together oil and sugar. Once light and fluffy, add eggs, Greek yogurt, and vanilla extract.

Mixing the wet ingredients and combing them with the dry.

STEP 4: COMBINE

Add the flour mixture to the wet ingredients until no dry streak remain, then add milk. Once fully mixed together, fold in chocolate chips. Divide batter evenly among the muffin slots.

STEP 5: BAKING MUFFINS

Bake the muffins for 8 minutes on 400 degrees f and then turn the heat down to 350 degrees and bake for another 10-15 minutes. Lowering the temperature will help to give these bakery style chocolate chip muffins their classic muffin top look. Allow muffins to cool completely before serving.

Add the chocolate chips to the muffins.

Prep and Storage Tips for Moist Chocolate Chip Muffins Recipe

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

To make these easy chocolate chip muffins ahead of time, follow the steps per usual and store in airtight container for 1-2 days.

HOW TO STORE THIS RECIPE

Store bakery style chocolate chip muffins in an airtight container or plastic muffin container for 4-5 days are room temperature.

HOW TO FREEZE THIS RECIPE

To freeze these bakery style muffins, wrap each one individually in plastic wrap and store in a freezer bag for up to 3 months.

Frequently Asked Questions

HOW DO I GET MY MUFFINS TO RISE HIGHER?

These bakery style chocolate chip muffins start baking at 400 degrees and then lowering the temperature to 350 degrees will help the muffins rise as the baking at a longer time at a lower temperature ensures that.

CAN I USE CAKE FLOUR?

I recommend using all purpose flour, but you can also use cake flour but it will result in a lighter and fluffier muffin texture.

CAN THIS RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

You can easily double or half this recipe just increase or decrease ingredients proportionally.

WHAT IS THE SECRET TO MAKING MOIST MUFFINS?

The secret weapon in this recipe to keep muffins moist is by using Greek yogurt or sour cream.

A side view of the jumbo chocolate chip muffins.

Expert Tips for Making This Best Chocolate Chips Muffin Recipe

  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: This recipe yields 6 muffins, to make muffins double the ingredients proportionally.
  • Mini Chocolate Muffins: Use a mini muffin tin to make mini sized muffins.
  • White Chocolate Muffins: White chocolate chip muffins are a refreshing twist on classic chocolate chip bakery style muffins.
  • Chocolate Chip Cupcakes: Make this recipe into cupcakes by topping with buttercream frosting.
  • Turbinado Sugar: To get that crisp, sparkling sugar muffin, top muffins with turbinado sugar or sprinkles before baking.
  • No Muffin Liners: For jumbo muffins it can be difficult to find the right size of muffin liners, instead you can cut squares of parchment paper.
  • Chocolate Chips: Use mini chocolate chips, semi-sweet chocolate chips, or milk chocolate chips.
  • Butter: Serve with butter or unsalted butter, even melted butter.

What to Serve with the Best Chocolate Chip Muffins

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A tray of Bakery Style Chocolate Chip Muffins.
5 from 1 vote

Bakery Style Chocolate Chip Muffins

Yield: 6 muffins
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 30 minutes
Total: 40 minutes
There's nothing better than fresh Bakery Style Chocolate Chip Muffins. The crisp top and moist center will have your mouth watering.
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Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 Tablespoon Baking Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup Vegetable Oil
  • 3/4 cup White Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1/2 cup Greek Yogurt or Sour Cream
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 1 1/2 Chocolate Chips

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400F.
  • Line a jumbo muffin tin with large muffin liners and set aside.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the all-purpose flour, baking powder, salt, baking soda and cinnamon until well-combined. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, beat together the oil and white sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Add the eggs, Greek yogurt and vanilla extract and beat until well-combined.
  • Add the dry ingredient, stir until well-distributed and no dry streaks remain.
  • Add the milk and stir until well-combined, then add in the chocolate chips to personal taste.
  • Distribute the muffin batter evenly among the prepared muffin liners, filling as close to the top of the liners as possible.
  • Bake for 8 minutes, then reduce heat to 350F and continue to bake for 15-20 minutes until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.

Expert Tips

  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: This recipe yields 6 muffins, to make muffins double the ingredients proportionally.
  • Mini Chocolate Muffins: Use a mini muffin tin to make mini sized muffins.
  • White Chocolate Muffins: White chocolate chip muffins are a refreshing twist on classic chocolate chip bakery style muffins.
  • Chocolate Chip Cupcakes: Make this recipe into cupcakes by topping with buttercream frosting.
  • Turbinado Sugar: To get that crisp, sparkling sugar muffin, top muffins with turbinado sugar or sprinkles before baking.
  • No Muffin Liners: For jumbo muffins it can be difficult to find the right size of muffin liners, instead you can cut squares of parchment paper.
  • Chocolate Chips: Use mini chocolate chips, semi-sweet chocolate chips, or milk chocolate chips.
  • Butter: Serve with butter or unsalted butter, even melted butter.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 495kcal | Carbohydrates: 67g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 11g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 58mg | Sodium: 479mg | Potassium: 133mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 115IU | Vitamin C: 0.01mg | Calcium: 211mg | Iron: 3mg
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Course: Breakfast, Brunch, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate chip, muffins

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