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Lavender Blueberry Double Chocolate Muffins

Lavender Blueberry Double Chocolate Muffins are chocolate muffins with blueberries and lavender in the batter but also on the top of ganache. Perfect to serve with ice cream!

Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Lavender Blueberry Double Chocolate Muffins
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 16 minutes
Total Time 26 minutes
Servings 12 muffins
Author 2pots2cook

Ingredients

  • Ingredients for chocolate muffins :
  • 3 tsp unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 5 egg yolks
  • 1 drop edible lavender oil or 1/3 tsp lavender flowers
  • 1 ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup + 2 Tbsp sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 3 Tbsp bitter cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 1 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 cup blueberries ( batter and the top )
  • Ingredients for chocolate ganache :
  • 9 Tbsp heavy cream
  • 6 Tbsp melted semi-sweet chocolate
  • Lavender flowers to garnish, optionally

Instructions

  1. Place paper bags into 12 muffins hole pan and leave it aside.

  2. Preheat the oven to 180 C / 356 F.

  3. Whisk together egg yolks and butter in medium sized bowl.

  4. Add the rest of muffins ingredients and combine until you get smooth texture. Do not overmix.

  5. Fill the paper cups up to 2/3 and insert 3 blueberries inside of every muffin.

  6. Bake for 16 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.

  7. Take the pan out of the oven and leave blueberry muffins to cool completely.

  8. For the ganache, melt the chocolate in microwave.

  9. In a small pot, warm the heavy cream; do not bring to boil, just warm it and add chocolate chips.

  10. Combine until smooth and take away from the heat.

  11. Spread over muffins, garnish with blueberries and lavender flowers, optionally.