Gingerbread S'mores Muffins
Sweet and spicy treat--like gingerbread mixed with s'mores--for dessert or breakfast. I've had this recipe since 1970 and don't know the source, but I think the muffins are delicious. I hope you enjoy them, too.
- Serves: 36 persons
- 2cups light molasses
- 2cups brewed coffee
- 2eggs, lightly beaten
- 5½ cups all-purpose flour
- 2teaspoons baking soda
- 2teaspoons ground cinnamon
- 2teaspoons ground ginger
- 2teaspoons ground allspice
- ½teaspoon ground nutmeg
- ¼teaspoon salt
- 1cup shortening
- 1cup white sugar
- 2teaspoons vanilla extract
- 1cup semisweet chocolate chips
- 1cup miniature marshmallows
Step 1Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease and flour 36 muffin cups.
Step 2Blend molasses, coffee, and eggs together in a bowl until smooth.
Step 3Combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, allspice, nutmeg, and salt in a medium bowl.
Step 4Beat shortening and sugar in a bowl with an electric mixer until creamy. Add coffee mixture alternately with flour mixture, mixing between each addition, until batter is combined. Stir in vanilla extract. Fold in chocolate chips and marshmallows.
Step 5Fill prepared muffin cups about 3/4 full of batter.
Step 6Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, about 20 minutes. Cool for 10 minutes before serving.