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Chocolate Ginger Spice Muffins Recipe

Things You'll Need

  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 cup hot water
  • 1 cup molasses
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 2 large eggs, slightly beaten
  • 25 pieces HERSHEY'S EXTRA DARK Dark Chocolate Tasting Squares, chopped

How to Make

  • 1. Heat oven to 350°F. Line 30 muffin cups (2-1/2 inches in diameter) with paper bake cups.
  • 2. Combine flour, cocoa, salt, baking powder and baking soda in medium bowl; set aside. Stir together hot water, molasses, brown sugar, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, applesauce, canola oil and eggs in large bowl. Add dry ingredients, stirring just until moistened. Stir in chocolate pieces. Fill muffin cups about 1/2 full with batter.
  • 3. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes; remove to wire rack. Cool completely.
  • Makes 30 muffins.