Friday, September 6, 2013

Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

There's something about a Saturday morning that calls for a cup of coffee and a muffin fresh from the oven. After rushing to get ready and get out the door Monday through Friday, I want a nice, slow morning with time for baking. These muffins have been part of such a Saturday morning several times over. The recipe is just simple enough to put together while you're staggering around the kitchen still waking up. I hope your weekend holds slow mornings and warm muffins!

Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins
1 1/2 cups flour
2/3 cup sugar
1 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
1/8 tsp salt
1 egg
1-1/3 cups mashed ripe bananas (about 3 medium)
1/3 cup butter, melted
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips

Heat oven to 375 degrees. In a large bowl, whisk flour, sugar, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt. In another bowl, whisk egg, bananas, melted butter, and vanilla until blended. Add to flour mixture; stir just until moistened. Fold in chocolate chips.

Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups three-fourths full. Bake 17-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack. Serve warm. Makes 1 dozen.

source: Taste of Home, June/July 2013


  1. Yes this sounds amazing! I was just now laying in bed reading your I'm getting up to go cook these and come back to bed with it and read some more :-)
    Happy Saturday my sweet friend!

  2. Okay, I made two batches of these last night -- on blind faith that they would be worth it. Oh. My. Gollygeewillakers! Those muffins are the BEST banana chocolate chip muffins I have ever had. They are very filling. I added chopped walnuts to the second batch for my husband. He's not even halfway through his batch and he's requesting more. :)

    Amazing recipe! Thanks!

    1. So glad you enjoyed them! They really are the best :)