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Paleo Chocolate Banana Muffins

Paleo Chocolate Banana Muffins taste are made with coconut flour, almond flour and sweetened with maple syrup for a grain-free, gluten-free, and refined sugar-free muffin recipe.

Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 16 minutes
Cook Time 24 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 12 muffins
Calories 221 kcal


  • 4 eggs large
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • cup pure maple syrup
  • 2 Tbsp. coconut sugar
  • 1 cup banana mashed
  • ½ cup coconut oil melted
  • cup coconut flour
  • ½ cup almond flour
  • cup cocoa powder
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp. baking powder
  • ¼ cup cacao nibs or mini chocolate chips*


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Line a 12-count cupcake tray with liners and spray each one with non-stick cooking spray.
  3. In a large bowl combine eggs, extract, maple syrup, sugar, banana, and coconut oil. Beat on low speed with an electric mixer until just combined.

  4. In a separate, medium-sized bowl combine coconut flour, almond flour, cocoa powder, salt, baking soda, and baking powder. Toss to combine.
  5. Slowly add dry ingredients into the larger bowl of wet ingredients. Mix by hand until just combined after each addition.
  6. Stir in caco nibs by hand until just combined.
  7. Fill each cupcake liner with equal amounts of muffin batter.
  8. Bake in preheated oven for 24-26 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.

  9. Let sit for 10-15 minutes before enjoying.

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Recipe Notes

*If you want muffins to be refined sugar-free use cacao nibs. **Nutrition information was calculated with cacao nibs.

Nutrition Facts
Paleo Chocolate Banana Muffins
Amount Per Serving
Calories 221 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 10g63%
Cholesterol 54mg18%
Sodium 162mg7%
Potassium 170mg5%
Carbohydrates 18g6%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 11g12%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 85IU2%
Vitamin C 1.1mg1%
Calcium 43mg4%
Iron 1.2mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.