Breads and Muffins

Chocolate Banana Muffins

Chocolate Banana Muffins are moist, sweet, and loaded with flavor. The combination of chocolate and banana creates one irresistible muffin.

This recipe makes the best muffins ever…the subtle banana flavor mixed in with rich decadent chocolate makes them super moist, flavorful, and so good. Especially when they are served straight out of the oven.

They never last long in my house 🙂

Chocolate Banana Muffins Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar plus 2 Tablespoons
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 cups mashed bananas (about 2 big bananas)
  • 1 large egg
  • 8 Tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup whole milk
  • 4 oz. semi-sweet chocolate, chopped
  • Special equipment: 1 (12-cup) nonstick muffin tin with 12 paper cupcake liners

Chocolate Banana Muffins are moist, sweet, and loaded with flavor. The combination of chocolate and banana creates one irresistible muffin. simplylakita.com

Directions:

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

In a large bowl, mix the flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt.

Chocolate Banana Muffins are moist, sweet, and loaded with flavor. The combination of chocolate and banana creates one irresistible muffin. simplylakita.com

In a separate mixing bowl, combine the mashed bananas (mash with fork or potato masher), egg, melted butter and milk until fully incorporated.

Chocolate Banana Muffins are moist, sweet, and loaded with flavor. The combination of chocolate and banana creates one irresistible muffin. simplylakita.com

Stir the banana mixture into the dry flour mixture ingredients just until blended (but do not over-mix as it could result in a tough muffin).

Chocolate Banana Muffins are moist, sweet, and loaded with flavor. The combination of chocolate and banana creates one irresistible muffin. simplylakita.com

Stir in the chopped semi-sweet chocolate.

Chocolate Banana Muffins are moist, sweet, and loaded with flavor. The combination of chocolate and banana creates one irresistible muffin. simplylakita.com

Divide the batter among the prepared muffin cups, filling each about 3/4 full.

Chocolate Banana Muffins are moist, sweet, and loaded with flavor. The combination of chocolate and banana creates one irresistible muffin. simplylakita.comBake the muffins until the tops are pale golden and a tester inserted into the center comes out with some melted chocolate attached but no crumbs, about 30 minutes.

Chocolate Banana Muffins are moist, sweet, and loaded with flavor. The combination of chocolate and banana creates one irresistible muffin. simplylakita.comTransfer the muffins to a rack to cool for 15 minutes. Then completely remove the muffins from the muffin pan.

Chocolate Banana Muffins are moist, sweet, and loaded with flavor. The combination of chocolate and banana creates one irresistible muffin. simplylakita.com

*The chocolate banana muffins can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 4 days.

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