Chocolate Banana Muffins are like a warm cuddle, chock full of chocolate chips! Make a batch of these muffins to share with loved ones. Save this recipe today for your next relaxing weekend morning – these Chocolate Banana Muffins are the perfect breakfast or brunch treat!
1cupbuttermilkor substitute 1 cup milk with juice of one lemon
5 - 6very ripe bananas
1 1/4cupchocolate chipsdivided
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare two muffin pans with cupcake liners.
Sift or whisk flour, salt, baking powder and baking soda. Add pecans if using, then set aside. In a separate bowl, cream sugar and butter. Mix in eggs, one at a time, then add the bananas.
Melt 3/4 cup chocolate chips in microwave or double boiler. If using a microwave, melt the chocolate in 20 second bursts, stirring between.
Add dry ingredients and buttermilk, to egg mixture, alternating until incorporated. Try to end with the dry ingredient addition, and be sure not to over mix. Slowly stir in melted chocolate. Fill each muffin tin 3/4 full, then top with remaining chocolate chips.
Bake muffins for about 18 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.