Chocolate Banana Muffins

Chocolate Banana Muffins

Chocolate and Banana is a match made in heaven! Don’t you agree? If you do, then you have to try these super simple Chocolate Banana Muffins. By now you know I am a fan of using of overripe fruits in my bakes and banana always tops that list. And this surprises me the most – with quite a few recipes on my blog that use up banana – I have never included one with Chocolate?!? I am going to make up for that today.

These Chocolate Banana Muffins are the easiest, super moist, soft, and the best ever.  I wouldn’t mind starting my day with a muffin like that. Or should I say, it makes for a perfect dessert for the end of the day. Rich and intense chocolate flavor combined with sweet taste of banana. I love making these, since it is a great way to add fruits to bakes and makes it a tad healthier. Plus, kids love it.

This batch of muffins goes to a passionate football coach and bunch of little feet that have so sincerely given their best practicing and mastering the game of football this past fall season. My daughter insisted that we bake some cakes to celebrate the end of indoor season and share with her teammates. I am so proud of my girl! 🙂

That’s her team:

I have said enough already about how awesome they taste and how moist the texture is. Here is how to make Chocolate Banana Muffins?

Chocolate Banana Muffins


Makes 24 medium sized muffins or 12 large muffins

210g or 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour 

35g or 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

10g or 2.5 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp salt

3 large ripe bananas mashed 

150g or ¾ cup granulated white sugar 

2 large eggs

120ml or ½ cup oil 

60ml or ¼ cup milk

2 tsp vanilla extract

120g or ¾ cup chocolate chips 


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Line two muffin pans with muffin liners.
  2. In a bowl, combine flour, baking powder, cocoa, and salt in a small bowl.
  3. In another mixing bowl stir mashed bananas, eggs, vanilla, oil, milk and sugar until combined.
  4. Add dry ingredients and stir to combine. Do not over mix
  5. Fold in chocolate chips until just combined.
  6. Divide batter into muffin liners using an ice-cream scoop till ¾ full.
  7. Bake for 18 minutes at 180°C until a toothpick in the center comes out clean.
  8. Remove from the oven and let cool for about 10 minutes then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
  9. The muffins can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature up to 3 days or in refrigerator for longer
  10. Enjoy!
Chocolate Banana Muffins

For the banana lovers out there try these other recipes:

Classic Banana Bread

Avocado Banana Bread

Eggless Peanut Butter Banana Bread

Banana Blueberry Smoothie Bread

Banana & Nutella Eggless Cakelettes

Warm Banana Cake

Enjoy! Happy Weekend.

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