Marble Streusel Muffins

Marble Streusel Muffins
Yield: 12 muffins Prep 20 mins Bake 350°F 22 mins Cool 5 mins

Ingredients

  • Streusel:
  • 1/3 cup packed light-brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips
  • Muffins:
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 4 ounces light cream cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Make It

1. Coat 12-cup muffin-pan tin with nonstick cooking spray.

Prepare Streusel:

2. Combine brown sugar, 1/4 cup flour, and cinnamon in small bowl. Work in butter until mixture is crumbly. Stir in chocolate.

Prepare Muffins:

3. Combine 2 cups flour, granulated sugar, baking soda and salt in bowl. Remove 1/2 cup; set aside. Add cocoa powder to remaining flour mixture.

4. Beat cream cheese and 1 of the eggs in small bowl until smooth. Stir in reserved 1/2 cup flour mixture.

5. Beat remaining egg, water, oil and vanilla in bowl. Add cocoa mixture.

6. Using two-thirds cocoa batter, fill muffin cups half full. Using remaining cocoa batter and cream cheese batter, spoon batters side by side in each cup. Sprinkle with streusel.

7. Bake in 350 degree F oven 22 to 25 minutes or until done. Cool on rack 5 minutes. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 274, Fat, total (g): 12, chol. (mg): 46, carb. (g): 38, pro. (g): 5, sodium (mg): 235, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.