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Chocolate Banana Muffins are the best way to use over ripe bananas. The muffins are very easy to make, soft, chocolaty and full of flavor.

Chocolate Banana Muffins

Chocolate Banana Muffins are the best way to use over ripe bananas. The muffins are very easy to make, soft, chocolaty and full of flavor.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Chocolate Banana Muffins
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12 muffins
Calories 221 kcal
Author Catalina Castravet

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups mashed bananas about 3 medium bananas
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 egg room temperature
  • 1 cup white granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon white vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Line a 12-count muffin pan with cupcake liners. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, combine mashed bananas, vegetable oil and egg.
  4. In a separate large bowl, sift together flour, cocoa and baking powder. Whisk in sugar.
  5. Add flour mixture to banana mixture and using a spatula gently stir to combine. Don't over-mix.
  6. Add baking soda to a small bowl with the vinegar. Mix to combine.
  7. Add vinegar mixture and vanilla extract to the batter, stir to combine.
  8. Stir in chocolate chips.
  9. Spoon batter into the prepared muffin pan, filling them 2/3 from the top.
  10. Optional: Sprinkle each muffin tin with sugar and a few more chocolate chips.
  11. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes. Start checking after 15-20 minutes of baking. A toothpick inserted into the center of the muffin should come out clean, or with just some melted chocolate, but not raw batter.
  12. Serve the muffins warm or room temperature.
  13. Enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Banana Muffins
Amount Per Serving
Calories 221 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 13mg4%
Sodium 99mg4%
Potassium 305mg9%
Carbohydrates 39g13%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 20g22%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 70IU1%
Vitamin C 2.5mg3%
Calcium 42mg4%
Iron 2.5mg14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.