Recipe: Peppermint Mocha Muffins

I love Peppermint Mocha all year long, but this time of year I love it even more.  I have an awesome recipe for Mocha Chip Muffins, but decided I needed to try and tweak it to make Peppermint Mocha muffins… And I did an awesome job if I do say so myself! 🙂  Let me know what you think!

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Peppermint Mocha Muffins
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Serves: 12
  • 1¾ cup flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup strong black coffee (or 1 cup coffee plus 1 tsp instant coffee)
  • ⅓ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp pure peppermint extract
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Line a 12-cup muffin tin with paper liners.
  3. Whisk together dry ingredients in a large bowl.
  4. Stir in chocolate chips.
  5. In a separate bowl, whisk together remaining ingredients. (If you used the instant coffee, stir until it is dissolved.)
  6. Add coffee mixture to flour mixture, stirring just until incorporated.
  7. Fill each muffin cup ¾ full.
  8. Bake for 18-20 minutes until tops spring back.
  9. Cool on a rack for 10 minutes, then remove from pan.



  1. I love peppermint mocha too. These look yummy!

  2. Those look scrumptious. May I have a one or a two?

  3. Shelbie Johnston says

    Peppermint and coffee? Some of my favs! LOVE this recipe, it is a must make, thanks for sharing!

  4. These look delicious! There’s something about peppermint that just says Christmas to me, I’ll consider these for my holiday spread for sure!

  5. Amanda Alvarado says

    These look so yummy! I love the chocolate chips on top! Going to go pin this now….

  6. What a great combo! I’ll have to make this! Looks so yummy!

  7. Laura Jacobson says

    Oh what unique ingredients! Sounds really good! I love mocha…but have never had a muffin that flavor! Will have to give these a try! 🙂

  8. Lilyana Cruz says

    I will want to try! look delicious

  9. What a great flavor combination! I especially love anything with peppermint in it! I’ll have to give these a try!

  10. Oh my gosh, these look SOOOOO good. Never would have thought of combining coffee and peppermint, but wow, is all I can say.

  11. These sound so good and look amazing. My husband would loves these.

  12. ANYthing peppermint is OK in my book. I love it! I’ll have to keep this recipe bookmarked for after baby arrives 🙂

  13. Carolyn A Colley says

    yummy, this looks & sounds great, thanks for sharing, I’m going to pin this one

  14. meegan whitford says

    These sound so yummy I am going to have to make these. Thanks for the recipe

  15. I am not sure there could be a better combination! I can’t wait to try these at my ladies brunch coming up

  16. Tiffany Holtzinger says

    They look wonderful!! Thanks for the recipe!

  17. These surely look fabulous, and although I’m not a mocha fan, I’d definitely give them a try.

  18. Looks yummy! Thank you for the recipe!


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