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Double Chocolate, Double Banana Muffins

These Double Chocolate, Double Banana Muffins are the perfect thing to make when you only have a few overripe bananas. This easy chocolate banana muffins recipe are great for breakfast or brunch and is an easy weekend breakfast recipe. Take a break from classic banana bread and try these double chocolate, double banana muffins! Get the recipe on the blog at kirstenturk.com

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These Double Chocolate, Double Banana Muffins make the perfect sweet breakfast treat! Only have 2 or 3 overripe bananas? This is the recipe for you!

Ingredients

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  • 3 bananas (2 mashed, 1 chopped up for later)
  • 1 egg*
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup cane sugar
  • 1/2 cup melted butter (one stick) OR neutral oil*
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 3/4 cup flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 dark chocolate bar ~3oz

*see notes

Instructions

  1. Heat your oven to 350° F.
  2. In a mixing bowl, mash 2 of the bananas. 
  3. Add the egg, brown sugar, cane sugar, butter or oil, and vanilla. Stir until well combined. 
  4. Next, stir together flour, baking soda, salt and cocoa powder. 
  5. Mix dry and wet ingredients until just combined. 
  6. Chop up your dark chocolate bar into chunks and slice and quarter your banana into chunks. Stir both into your batter. 
  7. Scoop batter into a lined muffin tin and bake for 23-27 minutes. 
  8. Let cool for 5 minutes before serving and enjoy!

Notes

*If you are out of eggs or want to make this vegan, you can swap 1/4 a cup of applesauce plus a 1/2 tsp of baking powder for the one egg this recipe calls for. 

*If you’d like to make this dairy free, you can use vegan butter or neutral oil. I typically use avocado oil or grapeseed oil when I make this recipe with oil.