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Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins Recipe

There has to be some good in the world. Lately, it has been a challenge to see the silver lining. During times when I cannot tell up from down, I go into my place of peace – the kitchen. I was able to talk with the kids and here their sibling banter and smile knowing that we are doing okay. Our favorite things to eat are things that you can grab and go that tastes amazing. I love a handheld meal or snack. These Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins quelled my weary soul.

Gather the Ingredients and Supplies

Mise en place! Mise en place! Get your things set up and in order. It makes cooking so much easier. If you re the type of person who dreads cooking, take some time on the front end to gather the ingredients and supplies you need. Cooking and baking will be a breeze.

When baking, this is how the equation goes: mix dry ingredients in one bowl and wet ingredients into another. Will the finished product taste the same if you do not separate the wet from the dry? Sometimes. I have eaten banana bread and bit into a big chunk of baking soda. Yuck. I was rushing and thought I could skip a few steps. Just a word to the wise, when baking follow the directions especially if you want the reward of an amazing treat. These Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins deserve the attention to detail.

What Type of Chocolate Chips Do I Use for Baking

There are three different types of chocolate chips that you can use for baking: dark chocolate, semi-sweet chocolate, and milk chocolate. Which one you use ultimately is determined by what chocolate variety you would like to taste in your dessert. While milk chocolate is my favorite because it is deliciously sweet and creamy, it can sometimes be too sweet for some desserts. When adding lots of sugar to a dessert, semi-sweet chocolate chips have a higher cocoa content and are more bitter. Semi-sweet chocolate chips can balance the heaviness of the sugar in a dish.

Pair milk chocolate chips with flavors like peanut butter or caramel os salty items like pretzels. Semi-sweet chocolate chips can go with sweet desserts. Use Dark chocolate chips when you are content with having the chocolate flavor and no minimal sweetness.

Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins Recipe

Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Yield: 18 muffins

No better way to wake up on a weekend morning than to bite into the delicious Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins. They are delicious and provide all the comforts your soul needs.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup of brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1\2 tsp baking soda 
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 ripe bananas 
  • 1 1/2 cups plain yogurt or sour cream
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 stick of butter melted
  • 1/2 cup of semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • optional (1/2 cup of walnuts or pecans)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. If not using muffin/cupcake liners, spray the muffin pan with a spray oil.
  2. In a large bowl, mixed together the dry ingredients: flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt until well combined.
  3. In a separate large bowl, combin all of rhe wet ingredients: eggs, bananas, and yogurt until smooth and creamy.
  4. Add flour mixture to the banana mixture until well combined. Gently stir in the melted butter.
  5. Once the batter is mixed well, fold the chocolate chips in.
  6. Using 1/4 cup of batter to make 18 muffins, while 1/3 cup of batter makes 12 muffins. Divide the batter up between muffin cups however you see fit.
  7. Place the muffin tin in the oven for 20-25 minutes. Or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  8. Allow the muffins to cool in the baking tin for about 10-15 minutes before trying to remove.
  9. Eat and Enjoy!

Notes

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 324Total Fat: 12gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 54mgSodium: 422mgCarbohydrates: 50gFiber: 2gSugar: 23gProtein: 6g

If You Try It, Let Me Know!

I would be delighted if you try these muffins. Even mores, if you share with me what are some of your favorite comfort sweets! Thank you for stopping by! Tropical Berry Fruit Salad with citrus mint glaze is another dish that is light, refreshing, and just as comforting.

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23 Comments

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    robin rue
    June 8, 2020 at 12:36 pm

    These muffins sound so good. I am all for a tasty muffin to start my day! Yum!

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    Pam Wattenbarger
    June 8, 2020 at 12:53 pm

    I have a similar recipe I use to make banana bread and it is so good. Can’t wait to try your muffins.

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    Tasheena Nicole Johnson
    June 8, 2020 at 5:33 pm

    These muffins look so yummy. Looking forward to giving this recipe a try.

  • Reply
    Amber
    June 8, 2020 at 6:31 pm

    Oh yes please. I love muffins like these. I will try them out for sure. My family will gobble them up!

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    Sarah Bailey
    June 8, 2020 at 10:08 pm

    Oh my goodness, yes please! These sound like they would be right up my street – I would love to try one.

  • Reply
    Olivia Douglass
    June 8, 2020 at 11:17 pm

    You had me at chocolate chip and then to add banana in there, yum!!! Thank you for sharing this delicious muffins recipe. I love baking.

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    sara lafountain
    June 9, 2020 at 12:48 am

    These muffins look SO amazing! I have a whole tub of sour cream that I wanted to use up. Thanks for sharing this delicious recipe.

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    Jaime
    June 9, 2020 at 2:50 am

    These look so good. I pretty much love banana and chocolate ANYTHING. I would love to try these!

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    Jamie H
    June 9, 2020 at 4:59 am

    Muffins are my weakness. I can pass up cake or candy, but baked goods is where my heart is. Can’t wait to try this recipe!

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    13weekstravel
    June 9, 2020 at 9:53 am

    I’ll definitely be trying this muffin recipe with my girls. Thanks for explaining which chocolate chip to use. It’s not always clear which one to use.

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    Agnes Dela Cruz
    June 9, 2020 at 12:03 pm

    One of the easiest for me to bake. I love warm freshly baked muffins for an afternoon tea.

  • Reply
    Lynndee
    June 9, 2020 at 2:41 pm

    I’ve been on a baking kick lately so thanks for the idea. I’m going to make this soon.

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    themommyspice
    June 9, 2020 at 3:04 pm

    Oh boy these look absolutely divine! I’m not a baker but these seem easy enough to make even for me.

  • Reply
    Gervin Khan
    June 9, 2020 at 3:29 pm

    All I can say that this muffin recipe looks really delicious and I will definitely make this for the kids.

  • Reply
    Jenn @ EngineerMommy
    June 9, 2020 at 3:37 pm

    These banana chocolate chip muffins sound so delicious. I totally want to give this recipe a try!

  • Reply
    Kita Bryant
    June 9, 2020 at 6:28 pm

    I love these muffins. They are great for breakfast and also make a great snack.

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    monicasimpson28
    June 9, 2020 at 6:39 pm

    I’m so sad we’re out of bananas. I want to make these right now!

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    bohemianbabushka
    June 9, 2020 at 8:02 pm

    This is gonna be a go to favorito in Casa BB for sure! Simple recipe with simple ingredients. BUENISIMO!!!

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    Lizzie Lau
    June 10, 2020 at 1:00 am

    This looks like a great chocolate chip banana muffin recipe. I agree about the chocolate chips.

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    A Nation of Moms
    June 10, 2020 at 12:10 pm

    We have chocolate chip muffins a lot for breakfast. I will have to give your recipe a try!

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    Janelle McLeod (@imjanellemcleod)
    June 11, 2020 at 4:24 pm

    Whew! muffins are my FAVORITE!!! My girls and I (age 9 & 12) Vegans. So we’re gonna make this vegan style. Yummy!

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    solrazo.com
    June 11, 2020 at 6:06 pm

    My husband loves chocolate, and this recipe will surely have mhim enjoy a good snack. Thanks for sharing!

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