Chocolate- Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins

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Maggie May Schill

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@NakedMaggie

I went to a seminar at a friend's dojo in Melbourne about a month ago. They always have a lot of bananas at those sort of things so visitors can get some quick potassium to help aid them in their training. This time around I was sent home with a huge bundle of left over bananas, so as a result I have a bunch of banana recipes to test. These muffins are the best of that experiment!

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
24
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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2 c
flour
1 c
sugar
1 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
2 large
eggs
1/2 c
unsalted butter, softened
1/2 c
creamed cheese, softened
3 medium
bananas, ripened and mashed
1 1/2 c
semi-sweet chocolate chips
2 Tbsp
cocoa powder, unsweetened
1 1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
1 Tbsp
fine espresso powder
1/2 c
pecan pieces for garnish (optional)

How to Make Chocolate- Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 350'F

    Grease, or line with cups, two muffin pans.
  • 2In a small mixing bowl, cream together butter, cream cheese and sugar. Set aside.
  • 3In a large mixing bowl combine flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder, cocoa powder and espresso powder. Set aside.
  • 4In another mixing bowl cream eggs together with bananas. Stir in vanilla extract. Set aside.
  • 5Add butter/cream cheese/sugar mixture to the flour mixture. With a hand blender, blend until well incorporated. Batter will be thick.
  • 6Add banana/egg/vanilla mixture to the flour mixture and continue to blend until completely incorporated.
  • 7Fold in chocolate chips.
  • 8Pour batter evenly out into muffin pans. Garnish with pecans if desired.
    Bake for 21-28 minutes, or until a tooth pick comes out clean.

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About Chocolate- Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian




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