I’m on a major pantry cleaning spree and have decided to bake using everything that’s available. I have a habit of randomly picking up things that I’d like to bake with, but if I don’t find a recipe for them right away, they kinda run away into the quite corners of my pantry.I guess it’s a factor of the right time and the right recipe. Does that happen with you to?
So I found these Twix bars that I had initially got to make brownies with. But the recipe I like (and I’ll share it with you) is not quite a quick fix one. I really was in no mood to melt chocolate and all of that in the midst of my cleaning. I guess they’re still lying because I really wanted to use them for baking, and not a midnight snack.
I feel adding candy bars in muffins was the best idea EVER! Imagine a tender crumb enveloping your favorite candy. Can you think of anything better to brighten up your mundane monday?
#MuffinMonday: Twix Blondie Muffins
Author: adapted from chefkoch
Recipe type: Muffins
- 1¾ cup flour
- 2 teaspoons baking soda
- ½ teaspoon baking powder
- ¾ cup sugar
- ½ cup of butter
- 1 egg
- 1 cup buttermilk
- 140 grams or 3 bars of Twix candy bars, chopped into small pieces
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees and line a muffin tin with paper liners.
- In a large bowl whisk together the flour, baking soda, baking powder and chopped up twix bars.
- In a medium bowl, cream together the butter and sugar. Add the egg and buttermilk and mix until combined.
- Add the egg mixture to the flour mixture mix just until moistened.
- Divide the batter equally among 12 muffin cups.
- Bake at 375 degrees for 20-25 minutes. Cool on a wire rack
I exempted 3 tablespoons cocoa that the original recipe called for. If you’d like to add it in then mix it along with the flour.
Muffin Monday: Round Up
54 Responses to #MuffinMonday: Twix Blondie Muffins
LOVE the idea of Twix in a muffin!
I used to love twix as a kid! I can imagine them being delicious in a muffin, al gooey with the caramel and chocolate and crunchy with the cookie part! Now I am seriously hungry!
Ah….who wouldn’t love dessert and breakfast in one? Beautiful muffins!
Lovely Muffins. Thanks for a wonderful treat
I do the same thing with ingredients. A pantry cleaning baking session is always a good way to deal with the issue. These look decadent!
Twix… muffins. You are amazing!! Well done my friend. :)
Anuradha, this sounds and looks incredible! I am getting my chocolate cravings after seeing this post.
Looks like I have to rethink my baking a bit and use some unconventional ingredients such as twix bars. Never tried that before though, so its going to be a whole new adventure!
Twix are the perfect candy bar to add since they add crunch and melty caramel. I love that you left out the cocoa because now we can see the melted chocolate too. Delicious!
I have the same problem but my husband has banned me from buying any more baking supplies til I use what I have;) Your blondie Twix muffin is a great idea. They look delicious, An:)Thanks for a fun #MuffinMonday recipe.
I love candy bar cupcakes so I’m sure these are awesome! One of these and a big cup of coffee sounds like a great Monday morning!
Never put candy in muffins before, but I might start!
OMG wow these look great ~ I don’t have Twix at home but I have SO SO SO many Maltersers at home hehe :) I really need to clean out my pantry too! It’s kinda out of control lately!
OMG you’ve taken muffins to the next level! I never dreamed of loading them with chocolate bars and now I’m wondering why I’ve never done it before! It’s brilliant. And since these are muffins, they’re healthy, right?
Oh My G!!! Twix bars in a muffin?!?! You are killing me! I will never share… I will take all the muffins for myself!
When I buy ingredients for a specific recipe and don’t use it, it sits around forever!
So glad you finally used up the twix. These look amazing!
I love Twix bars and used to eat them all the time when I was a kid … Never thought about putting them in a muffin, though … Genius :-)
It’s unlikely that Twix bars would survive for any length of time in my house. Even my stash of chocolate chips in the freezer get raided by Brian so that I never know if I have enough to bake with or not. :) But if you got to the Twix bars before I did and baked them into this muffin, I would be just fine with that. :)
That happens to me all the time. Especially with products I don’t usually buy. I use them once and forget all about them until they reach their expiration date..
Oh and the muffins look really delicious!… I wonder if any other chocolate bars work (I was thinking of Mint Kit Kat, since I have some lying around).
Absolutely Alex! You can change it with any candy you have in your pantry. :)
Did you say Twix? Wow that’s a new recipe to me. Twix in muffin sounds interesting.
Twix are my favorite, so these look simply wonderful!
Twix in a muffin? Yes please, I love it!
What a great idea to use Twix in a muffin!Two delicious treats combined into one :)My kids would love this anytime!!
I’ve had all sorts of candy desserts but never a muffin! Scrumptious idea! I do the same thing – I found a whole bunch of chocolate and stuff in the back of my cupboard this weekend. I was happy.
This is a great idea and I’m so happy to know that I’m not the only one that picks up random baking items.
I am so sorry I have not stopped by in awhile. I definitely enjoy your lovely post!!! I hope you are doing well? Seriouslyl this would make my day pretty amazing, perfect recipe choice! Hugs, Terra
What a fantastic idea. i wanted to join in this week but again time is such a constraint these days. I loved the idea of adding chocolate bars to muffins. its a winner! Lovely round up too
Thanks Anita! Hope you’ll join us soon. :)
LOVE these – and wish I had one right now!!
These muffins are what my dreams are made of.
help me clean my pantry so that I can make such lovely muffins.
Oh yum! Twix bars were my absolute favorite growing up. Thank you for sharing!
Awee…those mats look pretty, An! Twix in muffin is something I need to try soon.
Everyone would love these muffins. Thanks for sharing. A good year to you and yours.
Gorgeous! Such a great idea!!!
Buttermilk–great addition! Yours look gorgeous! It was so hard to not just eat the Twix. ;)
Yum! This was a great choice this week. I love your blondie take on these.
By all means fill my muffins with Twix! In my house, the bag would not have made it between the brownies and the muffins! But they look absolutely fabulous! This would certainly start my week off on a GREAT note! : )
Great use of twix… I know my hubby would love this cupcake… might have to surprise him.
I’m always buying inspiration ingredients without a real purpose. It drives my husband nuts! Our pantry is still empty (we just moved) so things haven’t piled up yet, but I’m ridiculously excited already to add candy to muffins :)
i think its like a dream come true. i mean to have a muffin and a twix in the same bite! unimaginable and amazing!
Twix in a muffin?! I’m totally on board with this one!
Oh how I have missed your muffinmondays~ I have been on serious vacation, lol!! So happy to come back and find these babies!
I love twix bars and I know I would be gobbling these muffins up in no time. They look so good.
Oh yes, I have a pantry full of items that I’ve bought because it sounded like a good idea at the time and I never quite get to.
oh i just knew it. i left a comment last night and the browser was still up today so i checked t osee if it was there and it wasn’t. I hope my comments aren’t going to your spam folder. I am trying again- love that i get the flavor of muffin and twix in the same bite! YUM!
I do the cleaning up almost every week and sometimes I am surprised at the number of ingredients I did not realise I had. Surely I great way of using the ingredients in hands and there you have the gorgeous looking muffins.
Ok so considering this is a muffin, it is allowed for breakfast. The delicious Twix in it are a bonus no? ;)
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All the kids would love these muffins that Twix in them! Halloweens are coming and more candies in the house. This recipe will sure be useful for everyone! :)
Love these! I always do that with candy and other little foods. I think they run to the corner and hide in the pantry!
I love Twix…adding them to a muffin is pure genius!!!
These sound amazing!