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Banana Walnut Chocolate Chip Muffins on a cooling rack.

Banana Walnut Chocolate Chip Muffins

These easy, tasty bakery-style banana walnut chocolate chip muffins come together quickly, making the perfect snack food!
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Prep Time: 20 mins
Cook Time: 17 mins
Total Time: 37 mins
Servings: 12 Muffins
Calories: 330kcal
Author: Mary-Lou

Ingredients

  • 70 grams walnuts
  • 150 grams milk chocolate chips
  • 300 grams plain flour
  • teaspoons baking soda bicarb
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 150 grams soft brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 60 grams butter
  • 90 grams Greek-style yoghurt
  • 3 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 large ripe bananas

Cinnamon Sugar

  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 220°C /430F/Gas Mark 7. Line a 12 cup muffin tin with cupcake liners.
  • Roughly chop the walnuts and chocolate bar (if not using chips), and set them aside. Mash the bananas using a fork or potato masher and set them aside.
    70 grams walnuts, 150 grams milk chocolate chips, 2 large ripe bananas
  • Whisk together the flour, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
    300 grams plain flour, 1½ teaspoons baking soda, ½ teaspoon salt
  • Whisk together the softened butter, eggs, yoghurt, sugar and vanilla extract.
    150 grams soft brown sugar, 2 large eggs, 60 grams butter, 90 grams Greek-style yoghurt, 3 teaspoons vanilla
  • Add in the flour mixture, walnuts, chocolate chips and mashed bananas. Fold together until just mixed.
  • Divide the batter into the 12 cupcake liners. Top with a teaspoon of cinnamon sugar (optional extra), and bake at 220°C /430F/Gas Mark 7 for 5 minutes. Turn down the oven to 200°C/390F/Gas Mark 6 and bake for a further 12 to 15 minutes, until just baked and a toothpick or cake tester comes out mostly clean.
  • Allow the muffins to cool on a cooling rack before serving.

Notes

All ingredients should be at room temperature and the butter should be softened.

Making a Banana Chocolate Chip Muffin Bread/Loaf

If wanting to make bread or loaf from this recipe, simply grease and line a regular size loaf tin. Preheat the oven to 180°C or 160°C fans assisted. Follow the instructions to make the batter.
Pour the batter into the loaf tin, sprinkle with the cinnamon sugar, and bake for 50 to 60 minutes or until a cake tester comes out clean from the centre. Allow the banana bread to cool for at least 15 minutes before removing it from the loaf pan and allowing it to cool completely before serving.
For fan-forced or fan-assisted ovens decrease the temperature by 20°C/25F.

Nutrition

Serving: 1muffin | Calories: 330kcal

Nutrition information is an estimate. If scaling the recipe remember to scale your cook and bakeware accordingly.

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Course :Dessert, Snack
Cuisine :American
Keyword :banana muffins, banana walnut chocolate chip muffins, chocolate chip banana muffins, muffins