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These double chocolate bananas muffins are ridiculously easy to make . . . and even easier to eat. Full of ripe bananas, brown sugar, cocoa powder, and dark chocolate chunks! Socially acceptable for breakfast, but decadent enough for dessert. ;) showmetheyummy.com #chocolate #bananamuffins
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Double Chocolate Banana Muffins

These double chocolate bananas muffins are ridiculously easy to make . . . and even easier to eat. Full of ripe bananas, brown sugar, cocoa powder, and dark chocolate chunks! Socially acceptable for breakfast, but decadent enough for dessert. ;)
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time17 mins
Total Time27 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: banana, double chocolate, easy
Servings: 12 muffins
Calories: 236kcal

Ingredients

  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter melted
  • 3/4 cup dark brown sugar packed
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup mashed ripe bananas about 3 large bananas
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon optional, but highly recommended for more flavor
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 - 1 cup dark chocolate chunks plus more for topping

Instructions

  • Pre-heat oven to 425 degrees F and line a standard 12 cup non stick muffin tin with paper liners.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together sugar, butter, egg, and vanilla.
  • Whisk in mashed bananas.
  • Add in flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt. Use a spatula to mix. Don’t over mix.
  • Gently stir in dark chocolate chunks.
  • Scoop evenly into prepared muffin tin. You should get 12 muffins.
  • Top with a few more chocolate chips.
  • Bake for 5 minutes at 425 degrees F and then lower heat to 350 degrees F (keep muffins in oven)
  • Bake an additional 12-14 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out *almost* clean. **Don’t over bake and make sure you’re not sticking a toothpick into a chocolate chip**
  • Remove from pan and enjoy!

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Nutrition

Calories: 236kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 33mg | Sodium: 213mg | Potassium: 268mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 40IU | Vitamin C: 1.7mg | Calcium: 71mg | Iron: 1.4mg