Banana Chocolate Chunk Muffins

We’re going back to the basics this week and I’m giving you a recipe for the perfect banana chocolate chunk muffin! This muffin incorporates everything you love- a soft, cakey centre, added sweetness from the banana, and it’s absolutely stuffed with chocolate chunks.

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There’s something about the perfectly-domed top of a bakery-style muffin. I wanted to make sure that these muffins were super fluffy and would rise to produce that desired domed top. The secret’s in the baking soda and baking powder!


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I’d also like to emphasize that you should use the best ingredients for these guys. Butter, not margarine! WHOLE milk! Chop up some expensive chocolate! Treat yourself with only the best of the best. Without further adieu, here’s a super quick and easy recipe for a deliciously golden, banana chocolate chunk muffin. Betcha can’t eat just one!

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BANANA CHOCOLATE CHUNK MUFFINS

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 12 muffins

INGREDIENTS:

2 ½ cups all-purpose flour

1 cup granulated sugar

½ cup butter, melted

1 banana, mashed

2 eggs

1 cup whole milk

1 tbsp baking powder

1 ½ tsp baking soda

¾ tsp salt

1 tbsp pure vanilla extract

1 cup chopped milk chocolate

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

  2. Prepare a muffin pan with liners

  3. Melt the butter and set aside to cool

  4. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.

  5. In a medium bowl, whisk together mashed banana, melted butter, eggs, sugar, milk and vanilla extract.

  6. Add the wet ingredients to the dry. Add in chocolate chunks. Stir until just combined.

  7. Divide the batter into 12 muffins. Don’t be afraid of over-filling them. You want to give them the volume to rise!

  8. Bake at 375 degrees F for 20 minutes. Check doneness with a toothpick.