Ingredients: All purpose flour 3/4 cup, coco powder 2 and 1/2 tsps, sugar 1/2 cup, baking soda 1/2 tsp, salt 1/4 tsp, oil 1/4 cup, cold water 1/2 cup, vanilla essence 1 tsp, lemon juice /vinegar 1 tsp.
Method: Sieve flour, coco and baking soda together twice to ensure even mixing and then mix in the salt and sugar. In another bowl, mix oil water and vanilla essence. Reserve the lemon juice. Mix the dry ingredients and wet ingredients well untill sugar gets dissolved. Preheat oven to 190 degree c, before you are just going to bake, mix in the lemon juice and stir well Spoon the batter to the muffin liners in the baking tray. Fill just 3/4.Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, or tooth pick inserted comes out clean. Better keep checking after 20 minutes. Cool down the muffins in a wire rack, after carefully taking out from the baking tray.
Recipe courtesy Mithali shenoy