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Chocolate/Banana Muffins

Updated on April 28, 2012

Before you decide to throw out those overly ripe bananas that have just been sitting there, I recommend putting them to good muffins!

With the addition of some good chocolate chips and a little vanilla essence, you can produce some delicious muffins that will have people coming back for seconds!

This is a great recipe to get the kids or grand kids to help with, as it's so easy...and let's face it, kids love to squish and mix things together. It always makes for a fun time in our house, and the kids get a real kick out of eating something they helped to make.

You can put them in school lunches for the kids, send them to work with your partner, make a batch to cheer up a friend or neighbour...or to just indulge all by yourself watching a late night movie.

Cast your vote for Chocolate/Banana Muffins


2 cups of Self Raising Flour

1/2 cups of Caster Sugar

1/2 cups of good quality Chocolate Chips

100 grams of Melted Butter

1 cup of Milk

1 Egg

1 tsp Vanilla Essence

2-3 Ripe Bananas


Pre heat your oven to 200c and grease a muffin tray, or you can place patty pans in the muffin tray.

Using a large bowl, mix together the flour, caster sugar and chocolate chips.

Melt the butter in a small pan on the stove, or in the microwave.

In another bowl and using a fork, mash the bananas until smooth. Now pour in the milk, melted butter, egg and vanilla essence and mix together.

Now pour the banana mixture into the bowl containing the flour, sugar and choc chips, and gently mix together.

Spoon the mix into the prepared muffin tray and bake for 10 - 12 minutes, or until a metal skewer comes out clean.

Place onto a cooling rack, or eat them warm straight from the oven.


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    • AllSuretyBonds profile image

      AllSuretyBonds 6 years ago

      I am for sure going to try this out! Thank you for sharing with us!

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      jacqui2011 6 years ago from Norfolk, UK

      I have such a sweet tooth and love all sorts of cakes and muffins. I have bookmarked this and will definitely give it a try. Thanks for sharing.

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      InTuneWithCooking 6 years ago from Australia

      Thanks tirelesstraveler! I feel your pain. Here in Australia at the moment banana prices are at a high due to our last cat 5 cyclone that wiped out about 90% of production in QLD. So buying them at the moment is expensive and to waste them would be a sin! I hope you are able to try this out next time you have some left over and convert your family. Thanks for the response.

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      Judy Specht 6 years ago from California

      I just had threw out a bunch of bananas, It killed me. My family doesn't really like banana bread, but the chocolate chips would have put banana bread in their ball park.

      Love your philosophy,can hardly wait for your next hub.

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      InTuneWithCooking 6 years ago from Australia

      You're welcome, I hope you enjoy them.

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      Debbie Carey 6 years ago from Riverton, KS, USA

      sounds delicious! gonna try it! thanks!