Fudgy Sour Cream Muffins

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12 muffins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Set oven to 400 degrees.
  2. line 12 muffin cups with paper liners.
  3. In the microwave, or in a small saucepan, over low heat, melt the 1 cup chocolate chips, and the butter with the 3/4 cup boiling water;stir constantly, until the chocolate and butter is melted and smooth; remove from heat.
  4. In a bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, salt and sugar.
  5. To the flour mixture, stir in the egg, melted shortening, half and half, or milk if using and the sour cream, with the melted chocolate mixture; mix with a wooden spoon just until blended.
  6. Fold in the chopped nuts, and the mini chocolate chips (if using).
  7. Fill the prepared muffin cups approx 3/4 full.
  8. Bake 20-22 minutes, or until the muffins test done.
  9. Cool 10 minutes, remove to wire rack.

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