Liquorice and Chocolate Muffins Recipe

Liquorice and Chocolate Muffins

Klepper & Klepper


Delicious chocolate & Dutch liquorice muffins.

The saltiness of the liquorice is a great combination with the sweetness of the muffin and chocolate – it is similar to chocolate with caramel and sea salt. Klepper & Klepper liquorice is ideal for this given its consistency and clean taste.

Liquorice and chocolate muffins recipe


  • 75g Klepper & Klepper mild salt liquorice, finely chopped
  • 100g high quality dark chocolate, broken into small pieces
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 250g self-raising flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 270ml Whipping cream
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tbsp. vanilla essence


  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees centigrade (160 fan assisted) / 350 f / gas mark 4.
  2. Put the muffin wrappers in a muffin tin.
  3. In a mixing bowl, mix the whipping cream, sugar and vanilla essence.
  4. Add the eggs and mix well.
  5. Add the baking powder and gradually add flour whilst stirring
  6. Mix the chocolate & liquorice and stir through the mixture.
  7. Fill the muffin wrappers up to just below the edge with the mixture.
  8. Bake the muffins in the oven for 25 minutes.
  9. To check if they are ready insert a skewer into them - if the skewer is dry when you remove it, they're done).

Fancy a liquorice syrup topping?

Melt 100 grams The Best Drop Ever (flavour of your choice) in a saucepan with 8 tablespoons water. Slowly bring to a simmer on low heat, constantly stirring until all the liquorice has melted. Turn off the heat and pour over the muffins as a topping once it has cooled to nearer room temperature.


    Permission to reproduce this recipe has very kindly been provided by Klepper & Klepper. Recipe originally created by HighTea.NL - the number 1 site to book a high tea in the Netherlands.

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