Recipe: Chocolate Chip and Banana Muffins

These Chocolate Chip and Banana Muffins are the perfect mix of naughty and nice! I am not really a fan of bananas and the kids don’t eat them much anymore (especially Bean with her SED) so I found this recipe in the hope of sneaking some extra bananas into them. The banana taste is really quite mild and is set of nicely by the chocolate chips so I was more than happy to eat them – as were the girls!! I make them in cupcake size rather than muffins which are better for the children (and I just eat two!).

Makes 12 muffins or 24 cupcakes


225g plain flour

100g caster sugar

1 Tbsp baking powder

1/2 Tsp salt

100g packet milk chocolate chips

1 egg

4 Tbsp vegetable oil

4 Tbsp milk

250g mashed bananas (2 large bananas)


Mix together the dry ingredients (not chocolate chips) in a bowl and make a well in the centre. Mix together the wet ingredients, including the egg and slowly add to the dry ingredients. It will form a lumpy batter. Mix in the chocolate chips and spoon into muffin / cake cases until 3/4 full.

Bake on 200 degrees for 15 minutes if using cake size and 20/25 if making larger muffin size. Cool on a wire rack.

Chocolate Chip and Banana Muffins



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