27 Jan 2015

Chocolate Banana Muffins

What do you carry when you go visit someone? I always bake something, I feel people love home baked stuff and it's made with a loads of love so it's always been a hit! I made these delicious muffins for a friends meet, my dear friend loves banana bakes and since I already took my best ever banana bread the last time I met her, this time I choose to bake these delicious chocolate and banana muffins. 


Banana Chocolate Muffins

Banana and chocolate always go well with each other, I love the banana and chocolate smoothie that I make often and these muffins with the same combo are so moist, so yum the taste is just extraordinary! Perfect for an evening snack.


Banana Chocolate Muffins



CHOCOLATE BANANA MUFFINS
Preparation time 15 mins | Baking time 20-25mins | Makes 15 muffins
Recipe source - chefintraining

Ingredients
  • Mashed bananas - 1.5 cups
  • Egg - 1 (or) 1/4 cup thick yogurt for an eggless version
  • Oil - 1/3 cup
  • Sugar - 1 cup
  • All purpose flour (maida) - 1.5 cups
  • Cocoa - 1/4 cup
  • Baking soda - 1 tsp
  • Baking powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Mini chocolate chips - 1 cup
  • Instant coffee powder - a pinch (optional)
  • Salt - 1/ tsp
  • Vanilla extract - 1/2 tsp
  • Chopped toasted walnuts - 1/3 cup (optional)

Banana Chocolate Muffins

Check out the other muffins and cupcakes recipes


Banana Chocolate Muffins

Method
Pre heat the oven to 180 degrees C. Line the muffin tray and set aside.
1. Mash the bananas in a bowl. Add the sugar and beat well for 2 minutes. 

2. Add the egg (or yogurt) and vanilla extract and beat again for another 2 minutes.
3. Beat in the oil. 

4. Sift in the flour, baking soda, baking powder, cocoa powder, salt and coffee granules. Or pre sift and add.
5. Fold gently. Do not over mix.
6. Now add the chocolate chips and mix well.

7. Spoon the batter into muffin moulds. Make sure the batter fills only 2/3 of each mould.
8. Sprinkle the walnuts over each mould.

9. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean.
10. Cool the muffins in the pan for a couple of minutes and then remove and let cool completely.


Banana Chocolate Muffins

Notes
1. You can add a pinch of cinnamon powder too.
2. Coat the chocolate chips with some flour to prevent it from sinking to the bottom.
3. Adding coffee is purely optional. I like adding some coffee to my chocolate bakes.
4. Check out the other banana recipes.


Until next time,
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19 comments:

  1. Lovely - the baked muffins and the pictures too.

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  2. delicious muffins with lovely flavours

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  3. muffins looks really good. I too always bake something when I have some one over at home, or need to give a present. Tomorrow neighbours are coming home and have made a quick bread.

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  4. All time fav muffins! These looks soo yumm!!!

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  5. wow these muffins looks so delicious.. looks really yummy..

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  6. gal u always rock in baking..

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  7. Yummy muffins and beautiful pics... :)

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  8. wow..tempting muffins,nicely made :)

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  9. Delicious muffins with lovely clicks:)

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  10. Muffins combo is one of the best and the recipe has turned out so yummy!

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  11. Wow... looks so moist... ur friend must be just like me, mad about banana bakes... :)

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  12. Can I bake this recipe in loaf pan

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