1 3/4 cups all purpose flour
1/3 cup unsweetened dark cocoa powder
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup oil
3 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
3/4 cup sour cream
3/4 cup granulated sugar
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon mint extract (the thick green kind)
3/4 cup chocolate chunks
Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a 12 cup muffin pan with cooking spray.
In a medium mixing bowl, sift together flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt. In a large mixing bowl whisk together oil, butter, sour cream, sugar, eggs and mint extract until well combined. Add flour mixture to wet ingredients and stir until just combined. Stir in chocolate chunks until combined.
Divide batter into muffin cups. Bake 18-20 minutes or until well risen and firm. Transfer muffins to wire racks to cool.
Makes 12 big muffins