This recipe for mini choc banana muffins is like gold. It has no refined sugar, no eggs, and no nuts. They are full of vitamins, proteins and fibre. They are healthy little treats that can be made with 1 bowl and in 20 minutes from go to whoa! And despite being healthy they are actually super moist and tasty which makes them a winner in my book.
My Mini Choc Banana Muffin Recipe
3 ripe bananas
1/4 cup honey (another alternative could be 3/4 cup brown sugar)
1 tablespoon vanilla
1 tablespoon coconut oil (can use Olive oil instead)
1 tablespoon chia seeds – smashed and soaked in 3 tablespoons water for 5 minutes (can use 1 egg)
1/2 cup nonfat plain greek yogurt
1 tablespoon unsweetened almond milk (can use any milk)
1 1/2 cups plain wholemeal flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon cinnamon (optional)
1/2 cup dark chocolate chips (dark is better but you can use milk choc)
2 tablespoons rolled oats (optional sprinkles on top)
- Preheat your oven to 180C
- Whisk all of the wet ingredients together – bananas, honey, vanilla, oil, chia, yoghurt and milk.
- Measure all of your dry ingredients on top – flour, baking soda,salt and cinnamon.
- Fold together gently, try not to over mix it.
- Add your chocolate chips – see tips below!!
- Spoon mixture into cases. Bake 10-15 minutes depending on the size of your muffins.
BONUS HOT TIPS
To stop your choc chips from all sinking to the bottom, coat them lightly in some of the flour from your recipe. For small muffins like mine, mix half the choc chips into the batter and sprinkle the other half on top after you have spooned them into your cases. Try to use small choc chips as these are lighter.
If you wanted to be even healthier or try something different you could replace the choc chips with perhaps walnuts or cranberries, sultanas, or dried apple.
You can store these in an airtight container for 3 days at room temp, 5 days in fridge, freeze well for 3 months.
I topped mine with my chocolate avocado when we had them for afternoon tea at home, otherwise they are great plain. Can also heat them for 5-10 seconds to make them irresistible with your morning cup of coffee.
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