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Double Chocolate Banana Muffins

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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 Cup All Purpose Flour
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 1/4 Cup Cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1 1/3 Cup Mashed Bananas
  • 1/3 Cup Vegetable Oil
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 Cup Mini Chocolate Chips

Double Chocolate Banana Muffins

Chocolate and bananas - what could be better!?

30-35 minutes

Serves: 12

Easy

These classic muffins are pretty easy to make and a feature the classic combination of chocolate and bananas.

Chocolate Banana Muffins Ingredients

These Double Chocolate Banana Muffins are a real treat for breakfast or any time of the day. I mean, it’s chocolate and bananas – you can’t possibly go wrong. Plus, these muffins are quite easy to make! A great way to use up old bananas, too. You likely have most of the ingredients for these muffins on hand so that makes it even easier. They also come together in under an hour so these can easily be a weekend morning surprise for your crew.

This is also a great recipe for young bakers. Most of the steps are quite easy and fun. I remember being little and mashing the hell out of some bananas for banana bread. And you certainly don’t need a stand mixer for these. You don’t even need a hand mixer, really. If you’ve got a whisk and mixing spoon, you’re good to go.

These double chocolate banana muffins were quite popular at our house and I hope they are at yours, too. If you give them a try, let me know what you think in the comments. I’d love to also see a picture as well. Share one with me on Instagram (@bdhbakes).

Steps:

  • Preheat Oven to 350º 
  • Combine Dry Ingredients 

    In a medium size bowl, add your flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda, salt and baking powder. Whisk them all together to combine and evenly distribute.

    Double Chocolate Banana Muffins Dry Ingredients
    Double Chocolate Banana Muffins Whisked Together
  • Mash Bananas 

    In another medium bowl, mash your bananas with a fork until they are a thick paste and there are no more large chunks. You need 1 1/2 Cups which you can get from about 4 bananas.

    Double Chocolate Banana Muffins Mashed Bananas
  • Mix Wet Ingredients 

    Add the mashed bananas into a large bowl or the bowl of a stand mixer. Add the egg and vegetable oil as well. Mix these three ingredients together until well incorporated. Use a hand mixer or a stand mixer on medium for about 2 minutes.

    Double Chocolate Banana Muffins Wet Ingredients
    Double Chocolate Banana Muffins Wet Ingredients Mixed Together
  • Add Dry Ingredients 

    Now, add the dry ingredients from our bowl in step 2 to our large mixing bowl. To make sure the dry ingredients are evenly incorporated, you'll want to add about 1/2 cup at a time and mix on low in between additions. Mix on low for only about 30 seconds or just until each 1/2 cup addition no longer looks dry. Continue until all of the dry ingredients are added.

    Double Chocolate Banana Muffins Add Dry Ingredients
    Double Chocolate Banana Muffins Mixing On Low
  • Add Chocolate Chips 

    Add the chocolate chips to the batter and stir by hand until they are all evenly distributed.

    Double Chocolate Banana Muffins Add Chocolate Chips
  • Prep Muffin Tin 

    Line your muffin tin with cups OR oil each pocket heavily. Then, fill each cup nearly up to the brim with the batter.

    Double Chocolate Banana Muffins Lined Muffin Tin
    Double Chocolate Banana Muffins Ready to Bake
  • Bake for 20-25 Minutes 

    Bake in the preheated over for about 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into a center muffin comes out clean. Allow to cool in the tins for five minutes then remove and allow to cool on a wire rack until room temperature.

    Double Chocolate Banana Muffins Done

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