Chocolate Banana Granola Muffins

Jennifer Helton

By
@jennipaint

I am always looking for something to make with ripe bananas (I hate throwing them out) and gourmet chocolate and Voila!! a muffin that uses those ingredients and tastes good with my morning coffee! I've been making cereal muffins for years but I think this is the best variation I've created.


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Serves:

14

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 Tbsp
lemon juice
1 c
milk
1/2 c
boiling water
1 1/2 c
trader joe's chocolate granola
1/4 c
vegetable oil
2
eggs. beatem
1 1/2 c
flour
1/2 c
sugar
1 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 tsp
nutmeg
2
bananas
2 oz
chocolate bar, chopped (i like dark unsweet)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

In small bowl, stir lemon juice with milk (if you are lucky to have milk that recently has soured, use that instead).

In a large bowl, mix cereal with boiling water until cereal is saturated. Stir in milk mixture, oil and eggs and mix well. NOTE: You can use any other granola you wish but Trader Joe's Chocolate Granola was a real find for this recipe!

In another bowl, sift flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon & nutmeg. Add this gradually to cereal mixture and stir until incorporated.

In a small bowl, mash bananas with a fork until smooth. Fold into batter. Chop chocolate into small chunks and fold that into batter.

Fill muffin cups 3/4 full with batter (I like paper liners -- this is a sticky batter and they are easier to store and eat in the liners) for 10 to 12 minutes until tops spring back when touched.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Muffins
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American