Chocolate banana muffins

Chocolate banana Muffins

If you have been reading some of my previous posts, you might came across something about a banana bread recipe.  Don’t get me wrong, that recipe of banana bread was one of the best I’ve ever tried, but sometimes I need to do something else with my ripe bananas.  I have always wanted to bake muffins but was afraid of trying out new things.  Thankfully I came across this chocolate banana muffin recipe from Nigella’s Kitchen simple enough that I was confident they would turn out perfect.

Chocolate banana Muffins!

 

I mashed the bananas and gathered all of the ingredients, only to find out I ran out of muffin liners.  Perfect. Thanking my parents for this creative gene, I whipped something out of parchment paper and they worked perfect. Best thing to use if you ran out of muffin liners and too lazy to use cooking spray.  I used cocoa powder but you may add chocolate chips or peanut butter or both if you want.  I also sprinkled cocoa nibs on top of each muffins before putting them into the oven.  Enjoy!

Chocolate banana muffins
Yields 12
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
20 min
Total Time
30 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
20 min
Total Time
30 min
Ingredients
  1. 3 very ripe bananas
  2. ½ cup vegetable oil
  3. 2 eggs
  4. ½ cup light-brown sugar
  5. 1½ cups all-purpose flour
  6. 3 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa, sifted
  7. 1 tsp baking soda
  8. Cocoa nibs (optional)
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400°F and line a muffin pan with paper cups. Mash bananas by hand or with a mixer.
  2. While still mashing, add the oil, then the eggs and sugar.
  3. Mix the remaining ingredients together; beat gently into the banana mixture, then spoon into cups.
  4. Bake 15–20 mins. Cool slightly in pan before removing to wire rack.
Adapted from Nigella's kitchen
Adapted from Nigella's kitchen
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