Double Chocolate Cheesecake Muffins (New Zealand)

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 20 mins

This recipe is being entered for ZWT II & my source is They acknowledged Helen Jackson & described her as "an Auckland-based foodie who teaches cooking classes, catering & designing recipes." (The yield & times were not specified, so have been estimated w/some fear & trepidation)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 190°C Beat cream cheese & 2 tbsp sugar together & set aside.
  2. In a lrg bowl, combine flour, chocolate chips, 1/2 cup sugar, cocoa, baking powder & salt.
  3. Make a well in the centre. Pour in egg, butter & milk stirring till just moist.
  4. Spoon some chocolate batter into ea muffin tin & drop 1 tsp of cream cheese mixture on top. Then cover w/chocolate batter.
  5. Bake 15-20 min till springy to touch.
Most Helpful

These are delicious! Moist and chocolatey, but not too sweet! I add a few mor chocolate chips to the tops of my muffins. Thanks for this muffin recipe!

RecipeNut April 27, 2008

A great chocolate-y muffin recipe. I absolutely love the little cheesey surprise in the middle. Thanks for the great recipe.

busyozmum December 02, 2007

I made this for an event my sister attended, and only one was left! They were scrumptious.:)

ellamint October 14, 2007