Stracciatella Muffins: A Sweet Chocolate Chip Delight

Indulge in the delightful taste of Stracciatella Muffins, a perfect treat for chocolate chip lovers. These muffins offer a delightful texture with a soft, tender crumb interspersed with rich chocolate chips, complemented by a hint of refreshing lemon zest. Whether you’re an experienced baker or new to the kitchen, these muffins are straightforward to make and are guaranteed to bring a smile to anyone who tries them.

Why You’ll Love This:

  • Chocolatey Goodness: The chocolate chips in these muffins melt slightly while baking, creating pockets of chocolatey joy in every bite.
  • Hint of Citrus: The zest of a lemon adds a fresh, aromatic twist that elevates the overall flavor.
  • Perfect Texture: The combination of sour cream (or yogurt) and other ingredients ensures a moist, tender muffin.
  • Versatile Treat: Ideal for a quick breakfast, a snack, or as a sweet addition to any meal.

Perfect Occasion: Stracciatella Muffins are great for breakfasts, brunch gatherings, school lunches, or as a sweet snack during the day. They’re also perfect for baking with children, offering a fun and delicious way to get them involved in the kitchen.


  • 2 medium eggs
  • 200g sugar
  • 120ml oil
  • 120ml lukewarm milk
  • 170g sour cream (or yogurt)
  • 1 packet vanilla sugar
  • 240g flour
  • 30g cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • Zest of one organic lemon
  • 80g chocolate chips


  1. Whisk together eggs, sugar, lemon zest, and vanilla sugar.
  2. Add milk and oil and mix briefly. Incorporate sour cream, mixing just until combined.
  3. Add flour, cornstarch, and baking powder, and whisk gently. Fold in the chocolate chips.
  4. Fill the mixture into 12-14 muffin cups. Optionally, sprinkle a few more chocolate chips on top.
  5. Bake in a preheated oven at 180°C (356°F) for about 20 minutes. Check for doneness with a toothpick, as baking times may vary.

Enjoy these Stracciatella Muffins, a delightful treat that perfectly balances the sweetness of chocolate with the lightness of a fluffy muffin!

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