Chocolate Cocoa Crumble Muffins with Wasabi
Recipe Type: Dessert, Baking
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Serves: 8
We have all had mediocre chocolate muffins, but these are anything but ordinary. A moist muffin recipe with crunchy cocoa crumble top and a hint of wasabi.
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp wasabi powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp instant coffee
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • ½ cup butter, softened at room temperature
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ¾ cup plain yogurt
For Cocoa Crumble
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp flour
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp butter, cold and cut into small pieces
  1. Preheat the oven at 350 F/180 C.
  2. Grease and/or line the muffin tin with liners.
  3. In a large bowl mix together, flour, cocoa, wasabi, baking soda, baking powder and instant coffee.
  4. In a mixing bowl add butter and sugar and whisk till it turns pale and fluffy.
  5. Add eggs one by one while whisking the mixture continuously.
  6. Add the flour mixture and stir with a spatula till the flour is just mixed in.
  7. Add yogurt and mix lightly till its just mixed in.
  8. Distribute the batter in the muffin tin and sprinkle the tops with about a teaspoon of the cocoa crumble mixture.
  9. Bake for about 25 to 30 minutes. Remove from the oven, cool completely and serve.
  1. Place all ingredients in a bowl and mix them up with the back of a fork. Place in the refrigerator till ready to be used.
Recipe by Honest Cooking by Mercato Fabbrica at