Saturday, November 23, 2013

Chocolate Chip Banana Nut Muffins

Chocolate Chip Banana Nut Muffins by Cheng and 3 Kids #muffinrecipe #recipe

This Chocolate Chip Banana Nut Muffins are OH SO GOOD! This is a recipe by Tyler Florence of the Food Network (click here to check it out). I tried making it a few weeks ago, and ever since then my kids have been bugging me to make them again - well, except for the youngest one, he doesn't like bananas (I know, weird right?) I followed the recipe exactly except I added milk chocolate morsels. And I also sprinkled some of the chocolate chips and nuts on top right before putting them in the oven.

Chocolate Chip Banana Nut Muffins by Cheng and 3 Kids #muffinrecipe #recipe

So, here's the recipe. Enjoy!


2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 overripe bananas
1 cup brown sugar
3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, melted and cooled
2 eggs
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1/2 cup pecans, chopped
1/2 cup milk chocolate morsels

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F and lightly butter 2 muffin tins or place baking cups in muffin tins.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, and salt; set aside.
  3. Mash 2 of the bananas with a fork in a small bowl so they still have a bit of texture. With an electric mixer fitted with a wire whisk, whip the remaining bananas and sugar together like you mean it, for a good 3 minutes.
  4. Add the melted butter, eggs, and vanilla and beat well, scraping down the sides of the bowl once or twice.
  5. Mix in the dry ingredients just until incorporated. Set aside some of the milk chocolate morsels and pecan nuts (for sprinkling on the top later). Fold in the rest of the nuts, chocolate morsels and the mashed bananas with a rubber spatula.
  6. Spoon the batter into the muffin tins to fill them about halfway. Give them a rap on the counter to get any air bubbles out. Sprinkle the chocolate morsels and nuts you have set aside on top of the muffins.
  7. Bake until a toothpick stuck in the muffins comes out clean, 18 to 20 minutes. Let cool for a few minutes before turning the muffins out. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Here are some more recipes you might like:

Blueberry Muffins by Cheng and 3 Kids
Strawberry Squares by Cheng and 3 Kids
Mini Cherry Cheesecakes by Cheng and 3 Kids
Mini Cherry

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  1. These look REALLY good! No wonder you're being hounded for a repeat performance! I will make these for sure - and I think the mini cherry cheesecakes too! You have a lovely blog!

    1. Let me know how it turns out J! Thank you for the visit!

  2. These look delicious! My son loves banana bread but I have never tried adding chocolate chips. Pinning this for later!

    1. I'm kinda embarrassed to say this but, I do have the tendency to add chocolate chips to almost everything, LOL!
      Thanks for the visit and pin Candace!

  3. These muffins look incredible Ritchil! I love baking with bananas and combining them with chocolate makes them even better :) Love how pretty they look, just like from a bakery! Thanks for sharing :)

    1. I'm glad you like them Kelly! Thank you for the visit!

  4. These look really good! Cant wait to try them! Thanks for linking up with Share Your Stuff Tuesday!

    1. I hope you try them Julie! Thank you for the wonderful party!

  5. Great presentation and looks fabulous! Happy Thanksgiving...

    1. Thank you Treat and Trick! Happy Thanksgiving too!

  6. Thank you so much for sharing your delicious recipe on a recent edition of Saturday Spotlight on Angels Homestead!

    Hope to see you again soon!


    1. I hope you're feeling much better now, April! Thank you for the party!


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