• A delicious muffin with the perfect combination of fruit and dark chocolate. Great eaten straight from the oven.

    By Illanique van Aswegen

    Photograph by Adel Ferreira

    Dark chocolate and litchi muffins

    Serves: Makes 12
    Cooking Time: 30 mins


    • 240g (2 cups) cake flour, sieved
    • 15ml (1 tbsp) baking powder, sieved
    • 5ml (1 tsp) salt
    • 125ml (½ cup) sunflower oil
    • 2 large eggs
    • 125ml (½ cup) Greek yoghurt
    • 125ml (½ cup) litchi juice
    • 375ml (1½ cups) litchi flesh
    • 250ml (1 cup) dark chocolate chips
    • Preheat the oven to 200˚C.



    Lightly grease a 12 cup muffin tray.


    Mix all ingredients in a mixing bowl until just combined.


    Fill each muffin cup with the mixture up to 2/3 full. Bake until golden, about 20 – 25 minutes.


    Remove the muffins from the tray and allow to cool.

    Imka Webb

    Imka Webb is a freelance digital marketing expert and the digital editor of Food & Home Entertaining magazine.  www.imkawebb.com