For those who have a strong nose to eggs, this eggless muffin is a special treat for them. My parents follow a strict vegetarian diet and so do I. My passion towards baking lead me to bake at home. But today the quest was to make eggless choco chip muffins.
Eggless muffins without condensed milk
How to make muffins without eggs looked tricky. The trick was to get the desired texture and fluffiness in the eggless muffins recipe. I know I could have simply replaced eggs with condensed milk, however, that will make the eggless muffin recipe too sweet. Ok, then how to make eggless muffins at home?
Like others, I turned towards internet. And when I searched eggless choco chip muffins, I had more than 4 million results in front of me. It looks easy to turn towards internet, find a recipe and try to imitate them. However, that’s actually not true. Most of the recipes do not work, unless it is customized to the given environment. Ingredients, weather and measurements makes a lot of difference. I read a lot but the key to success was experimenting.
I had to make condensed milk free chocolate muffins without eggs.
Why do we use eggs in cakes, muffins and pastries?
If you know the baking basics, it’s easy to find alternatives or substitute of ingredients. Eggs white in a recipe acts as a binder and the egg yolk gives the required fat to the recipe. So I need to a substitute binder and fat content to make eggless chocolate muffins.
My substitute was milk.
How to make Eggless Chocolate Muffins?
This eggless chocolate muffin recipe is my tried and tested, full-proof and no-fail recipe. There is no compromise on the taste with this recipe of muffins without egg. I have used the combination of vinegar and milk as egg replacement. And to ensure that vinegar does not alter the taste, I have used unflavoured white vinegar.
After successful experiment on eggless chocolate chip muffins recipe, I thought of making a healthier version of this recipe. And after few experiments, I made eggless banana muffins with choco chips. The confidence further lead many other recipes like whole wheat muffins, carrot date muffins, and mango semolina muffin. For those who are fond of savoury baked goodies will for sure love savoury semolina muffins.
Need to make these eggless muffins in microwave, I have shared the trick later in the recipe. Continue reading.
|All-purpose flour||1.5 cups|
|Baking Powder||½ tsp|
|Baking Soda||½ tsp|
|Coffee Powder||1 tsp|
|Cocoa Powder||3 tbs|
|Vanilla Essence||1 tsp|
|Total Calories||2149.3 Calories|
|Total Servings||9 Muffins|
|Calories per Serving||238.81 per muffin|
In a bowl, take Milk, Oil, Vanilla Essence and Sugar. Mix well until sugar dissolves.
Take another bowl. Mix All-purpose flour, Baking soda, Baking powder, Coffee powder and Cocoa powder in it. Sieve all the dry ingredients all together. Don’t skip this step to save the time. Sifting not only removes the unwanted particles but also helps to aerate the dry ingredients. This results is spongy cakes and muffins.
Mix all the dry ingredients into wet ingredients and fold gently to make a smooth batter. Batter should be lumps free and of pouring consistency. In case you feel to add more milk, do that as every flour has different absorption capacity.
Add one tablespoon of Vinegar to the batter and keep the batter aside for 5 minutes.
Meanwhile, preheat the oven at 180 °C for 10 minutes.
Take a muffin tray and arrange muffin liners in it.
Fill all the muffin moulds up to ¾. Sprinkle some Choco chips.
Bake these muffins at 180 °C for 25 minutes or until they pass the toothpick test. Once done, take out baked muffins and let them cool.
How to make eggless muffins in microwave convection?
Preheat the microwave convection for 10 minutes.
Bake these muffins at 160 °C for 20 minutes.
Rest of the step stays same.
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