Healthy Banana & Double Chocolate Chunk Muffins

Healthy Banana & Double Chocolate Chunk Muffins that take just 5 minutes to prepare, are moist and totally delicious! Perfect for a breakfast-on-the-go or a lunchbox treat. 

Healthy Banana & Double Chocolate Chunk Muffins

I bet you didn’t expect to see healthy muffins on the blog today, right!!?? See, I have to keep you on your toes! Just joking! While I’m usually a big, BIG fan of the whole sugary-fat-laden-mega-muffins-thing, there’s a time in every girls life when you have to stop and think… I need a healthy muffin!

Healthy Banana & Double Chocolate Chunk Muffins

But not just any healthy muffin… a healthy muffin that’s filled with greek yoghurt, banana, honey and coconut oil. I told you these were a healthier muffin!

Healthy Banana & Double Chocolate Chunk MuffinsOk, ok so life would be very boring if they were completely healthy, so just to keep things interesting, I did add a few chocolate chunks. But it’s dark chocolate (which according to the news last week, is super good for you – totally my kind of news story).

Healthy Banana & Double Chocolate Chunk Muffins

Anyway, these healthy banana & double chocolate chunk muffins are still deliciously moist and full of flavour. Just like your usual sugarific muffins…. but totally guilt-free (not that I think anyone should ever, EVER feel guilty about eating a muffin – but you know what I mean!).

Healthy Banana & Double Chocolate Chunk Muffins

So there you have it… the perfect alternative when you ‘neeeeed’ a muffin in your life (umm.. always), but want to keep things nice and light and healthy. Delicious!

Healthy Banana & Double Chocolate Chunk Muffins

Healthy Banana & Double Chocolate Chunk Muffins

Healthy Banana & Double Chocolate Chunk Muffins

Healthy Banana & Double Chocolate Chunk Muffins that take just 5 minutes to prepare, are moist and totally delicious! Perfect for a breakfast-on-the-go or a lunchbox treat. 
5 from 2 votes
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Course: sweet
Cuisine: Muffins
Keyword: Healthy Banana and Chocolate Muffins
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 12 serves
Calories: 272kcal

Ingredients

  • 3 bananas large, mashed
  • cup (95g) greek yogurt
  • ¼ cup (85g) honey
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • cup (70g) coconut oil melted
  • 1 egg
  • 1 2/3 cups (220g) plain flour
  • 1 tsp bi-carbonate soda
  • 2 tbs cocoa powder
  • pinch salt
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chunks

Instructions

Conventional Method

  • Preheat oven to 190 degrees celsius (fan-forced). Line a 12-hole muffin tin with muffin cases.
  • Mash the banana in a bowl.
  • Add the greek yoghurt, honey, vanilla extract, melted coconut oil and egg and whisk until well combined.
  • In a separate bowl, sift the plain flour, bi-carb soda, cocoa powder and salt. Stir to combine.
  • Make a well in the centre of the dry ingredients and pour in the wet mixture.
  • Very gently fold the mixture with a spatula until just combined (don't over-mix the ingredients).
  • Fold through 1/4 cup of the chocolate chunks.
  • Divide the mixture equally between the muffin cases (filling to 2/3 of the way).
  • Sprinkle the remaining chocolate chunks over the top.
  • Bake for 15 minutes or until cooked through.
  • Allow to cool in the tin for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

Thermomix Method

  • Preheat oven to 190 degrees celsius. Line a 12-hole muffin tin with muffin cases.
  • Place the banana into the TM bowl. Mix on Speed 6 for 5 seconds. Scrape down the sides and repeat.
  • Add the greek yoghurt, honey, vanilla extract, melted coconut oil and egg and mix on Speed 4, 15 seconds or until well combined.
  • Add the plain flour, bi-carb soda, cocoa powder and salt.Mix on Speed 4, 5 seconds. Scrape down the sides of the bowl and repeat for a further 2-3 seconds or until just combined (don't over-mix the ingredients).
  • Fold through 1/4 cup of the chocolate chunks with the spatula.
  • Divide the mixture equally between the muffin cases (filling to 2/3 of the way). Sprinkle the remaining chocolate chunks over the top.
  • Bake for 15 minutes or until cooked through.
  • Allow to cool in the tin for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

Nutrition

Calories: 272kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 115mg | Potassium: 209mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 40IU | Vitamin C: 2.6mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 2.3mg
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Healthy Banana & Double Chocolate Chunk Muffins

Healthy Banana & Double Chocolate Chunk Muffins

11 thoughts on “Healthy Banana & Double Chocolate Chunk Muffins”

  1. Catherine says:

    Hi, can I just clarify the amount of flour required? I used 1 2/3 cups as stated, however my this amount weighs around 290g.. Much more than the 210g stated. Thank you 🙂

    1. Lucy says:

      Hi Catherine, we recommend using the grams measurement listed on the recipe as it’s more accurate than cups.

  2. Rachael says:

    5 stars
    Light and delicious

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