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Cappuccino Muffins

  • Makes 12
Cappuccino Muffins

Two-tier muffins to impress the cafe set!


  • 3 cups flour
  • 2 tblsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¾ cup caster sugar
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3 eggs
  • 125 grams butter, melted, cooled
  • 1 tblsp instant coffee powder
  • ¼ cup dark chocolate chips
  • 2 tblsp extra caster sugar
  • ¼ cup white chocolate chips
  • sifted icing sugar, cinnamon or cocoa for decoration


  1. Sift the flour, baking powder, salt and caster sugar into a large bowl and make a well in the centre.
  2. Mix together the milk with 2 whole eggs and one egg yolk, reserving the egg white.
  3. Fold the milk mixture into the flour with the melted butter. Divide the mixture into 2 parts 2/3rds and 1/3rd.
  4. Dissolve the instant coffee in just a dash of hot water and fold into the 2/3rd portion with the dark chocolate chips. Divide the mixture evenly between 12 well-greased muffin tins.
  5. Beat the reserved egg white with the extra 2 tblsp caster sugar until thick and meringue like. Fold into the remaining 1/3 of the mixture with the white chocolate chips. Spoon the mixture evenly over the dark muffin mixture.
  6. Bake at 220°C for 20 minutes until well risen and golden. To serve, dust with icing sugar and a sprinkling of cocoa or cinnamon.

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