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Healthy chocolate banana muffins are so simple to make with wholesome ingredients for a simple breakfast or snack.
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Chocolate Banana Muffins Recipe

Super soft, fluffy, and moist Chocolate Banana Muffins are made with mashed bananas, peanut butter, and DOUBLE the chocolatey goodness with both cocoa powder and chocolate chips.  You can easily make this healthy muffin recipe vegan and gluten-free with a few simple ingredient swaps, too.  Meal prep them for a healthy dessert, afternoon snack, or even breakfast bread recipe!

Course Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 12 muffins
Calories 303 kcal
London Brazil

Ingredients

  • 1 ¾ cup flour gluten-free 1-to-1 blend
  • cup cocoa powder regular or dark
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • cup coconut oil melted, or butter
  • ½ cup pure maple syrup
  • ½ cup coconut sugar
  • 2 eggs room temperature
  • ¾ cup bananas mashed
  • cup peanut butter smooth
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • ¾ cup mini chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 °F.

  2. Mix together flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt in a medium-sized bowl.
  3. Whisk together oil, maple syrup, coconut sugar, eggs, bananas, peanut butter, and vanilla in a separate large bowl.
  4. Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients. Mix by hand until just combined.
  5. Pour in chocolate chips and stir to combine.
  6. Place muffin cup liners into 12 cavities of a regular-sized muffin tray. Spray each liner with non-stick cooking spray.
  7. Evenly distribute the muffin batter into all 12 cups. They should end up being about ¾ full.
  8. Bake muffins in preheated oven for 22-25 minutes, or until a toothpick when inserted in comes out clean.
  9. Let cool to room temperature before serving. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

  • Muffins will last for 3-4 days if stored at room temperature or up to 4-5 days if stored in the refrigerator.
Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Banana Muffins Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 303 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 29mg10%
Sodium 245mg11%
Potassium 157mg4%
Carbohydrates 43g14%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 26g29%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 71IU1%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 50mg5%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.