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Double Chocolate Banana Muffins

These Double Chocolate Banana Muffins are moist and fluffy with perfect crackly tops. Made in only one bowl, these are the best homemade chocolate muffins!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Banana, Chocolate, Copycat, Meal Prep
Servings: 12 Muffins
Calories: 191kcal
Author: Clean Fingers Laynie

Ingredients

  • 2 large Bananas Overripe*
  • 6 tbsp Butter
  • 1/2 cup Brown Sugar
  • 2 large Egg
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 2/3 cup All-Purpose Flour Measured Properly**
  • 6 tbsp Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1/8 tsp Salt
  • 2/3 cup Chocolate Chips Plus more for topping

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • In a large mixing bowl, microwave butter until melted (about 20 seconds). Add banana to the bowl and mash with a fork. Next add eggs, brown sugar, and vanilla and mix until well combined.
  • Add flour, baking soda, salt, and cocoa powder and mix until all the flour is incorporated. Add 1/3 cup of chocolate chips, and mix.
  • Line a standard muffin tin with silicone or paper liners. Fill muffin tin liners 3/4ths of the way full. Divide the remaining chocolate chips on top of the muffins.
  • Bake muffins for 8 minutes. Then, reduce the oven temperature to 350 degrees, and continue baking for an additional 6-9 minutes. Muffins will be done when a toothpick inserted in the middle of the muffin comes out with just a few crumbs sticking to the toothpick.
  • Allow muffins to cool in the pan for 5-10 minutes. Then, remove and enjoy!

Notes

Estimated Nutrition (per serving):  Calories 191, Fat 9 g, Carbohydrate 27 g, Dietary Fiber g, Protein 2 g, Sodium 139 mg
*The riper the bananas, the sweeter and more flavorful your muffins will be.
**To measure flour correctly, see the post above for the spoon and sweep method.
–Recipe adapted from Baking Mischief.