My friend has been requesting a recipe for mocha cheese muffins for quite some time. She tried many variations, but none came out just right. Never afraid to take on a challenge, I set out on a quest to develop perfection. I thought it would be a piece of cake (pardon the pun), but it proved to be a real challenge. Still, not wanting to go back on my word, I kept at it until I got it: the perfect mocha chocolate cheese muffin. Rochie, this one’s for you.
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
Photography: Hudi Greenberger
Styling: Janine Kalesis