Mudslide Muffins

Double the chocolate, crushed espresso beans, and some BAILEYS® Coffee Creamer make these Mudslide Muffins the perfect breakfast!

**This post is sponsored by BAILEYS® Coffee Creamers. I am excited to be a partner in creating delicious recipes, all opinions are 100% my own***

Double the chocolate, crushed espresso beans, and some vanilla greek yogurt make these Mudslide Muffins the perfect breakfast!

While I wasn’t looking forward to my kids going back to school, and summer being over, I have enjoyed the quiet mornings with my cup of coffee.

And what goes better with that coffee than a chocolate muffin, packed with MORE chocolate, espresso beans, and BAILEYS® Coffee Creamers?! 

The other day I had a reader comment on my facebook wondering if I spend my time baking all day. The answer is DEFINITELY NOT. Honestly? I probably only bake treats once a week, maybe twice if we have a party or bbq to attend. Occasionally though, I may bake two different things that day. Or I may bake three revisions of the same recipe until it’s perfect. But, on average, treats are only coming out of my kitchen about once a week.

Double the chocolate, crushed espresso beans, and some vanilla greek yogurt make these Mudslide Muffins the perfect breakfast!

So when I DO bake something, and when I do go to enjoy a muffin or cookie, I want it to taste amazing. These muffins are perfect. I’ve added in some BAILEYS® Mudslide Coffee Creamer. The sweet coffee creamer added so much flavor and moisture to the muffin! I also used some vanilla Greek yogurt, espresso powder, and chocolate chips! Right before sticking them in the oven, I crushed up some chocolate covered espresso beans and sprinkled them on the batter.

Double the chocolate, crushed espresso beans, and some vanilla greek yogurt make these Mudslide Muffins the perfect breakfast!

Good grief, words cannot describe how amazing each bite of this muffin tastes…between the sweet chocolate, deep espresso flavor and the crunch of the bean! I think you need to trust me and go back a batch for yourself.

Best part? These freeze really well. Each batch makes about 18 muffins (regular sized). So you can eat some now and freeze some for later. Or double the recipe and freeze a whole bunch. You can wrap some up and give them as a gift to a hostess this holiday season with a bag of coffee, a mug, and a bottle of BAILEYS® Mudslide Coffee Creamer.

Double the chocolate, crushed espresso beans, and some vanilla greek yogurt make these Mudslide Muffins the perfect breakfast!

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Yield: about 18 muffins

Mudslide Muffins

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup vanilla Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup BAILEYS® Mudslide Coffee Creamer
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp espresso powder
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 1/2 cup milk chocolate chips, divided
  • 1/4 cup chocolate covered espresso beans, crushed

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400F. Using baking spray, coat muffin tins generously and set aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine yogurt, coffee creamer, egg, and oil until smooth. Add in flour, sugars, baking soda, baking powder, vanilla extract, espresso powder, cocoa powder, and salt. Mix until well combined. Fold in 1 cup of chocolate chips.
  3. Using a large scoop, fill muffins tins 2/3 full with batter. Sprinkle with remaining chocolate chips and crushed chocolate covered espresso beans.
  4. Bake muffins for 15-18 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Allow to cool on wire rack. Store in airtight container, or freeze until later use.

Double the chocolate, crushed espresso beans, and some vanilla greek yogurt make these Mudslide Muffins the perfect breakfast!

 **This post is part of an ongoing brand ambassadorship with BAILEYS® Coffee Creamers. I was compensated to create my own recipes, however all opinions about the product are 100% my own.**

Aimee

About Aimee

Aimee is a dessert lover (specifically rice krispie treats), workout enthusiast, self-taught foodie, and recipe creator.

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Posted on August 24, 2015

Comments & Reviews

  1. BAILEYS Mudslide Coffee Creamer is one of my favorite flavors! I love these muffins and can’t wait to give them a try. 

  2. It is funny that people assume we’re in the kitchen all day, every day, making delicious things. They always seem so disappointed when I tell them “actually . . .  it’s more like a ton of computer stuff.” LOL. However, I would NOT mind a day of computer work if I had a plate of these muffins next to me. Chocolate covered espresso beans are my love language!

  3. Haha, I am secretly looking forward to the day when my kids will all be IN school and I can actually have a quiet cup of coffee! Is that wrong? Lol. I would definitely need some of these muffins to go with!

    1. Nope not wrong at all 🙂 Although, I imagine you’ll have that reflective moment when they are of “OMG how are they all so old, and grownup. How am I so old?? LOL”

  4. I get a lot of those “you bake and eat sweets all day?!” and the answer is a big fat NO. Haha. 
    These look AMAZING! 

  5. Quiet mornings with coffee and these awesome muffins sounds like the perfect way to start out the day!!!  I’m loving the crushed espresso beans on the top!!!  Delicious!!!

  6. Baileys Creamers are my favorite! I have yet to try the mudslide one! These muffins look perfect to pair with a cup of coffee! 

  7. Oh wow – these are pretty darn amazing – especially LOVE the BAILEYS® Mudslide Coffee Creamer in them! 

  8. I could really go for another cup of coffee with this creamer in it AND one of these muffins this morning. It’s been rough! I love the addition of the chocolate covered espresso beans. Wonderful! 

  9. The espresso beans in the batter are totally calling my name! I made some chocolate chocolate chip muffins from a package yesterday and I only got 6… boooo!! These look so much better and chocolatey! 

  10. Dear Aimee, I don’t think it could get any better than a quiet morning with a cup of coffee accompanied by one of these muffins.  The best to start the day. xo, Catherine

  11. You definitely make the best use of your baking time, Aimee. The other day, my daughter said, “Mommy, you bake too much. Play with me more.” And my heart just split open. Aaaaaah.
    This is probably the coolest muffin flavor ever. Who could resist these?

    1. Oh boy, talk about a tug at the heart strings Mir!! It’s so hard with little ones to find that work/life balance 🙂

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