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 1 vote
Print Pin Rate
Course: sweet
Cuisine: Muffins
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 12 serves
Calories: 272

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 (210g) 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
Did you try this recipe?Mention @BakePlaySmileBlog or tag #BakePlaySmile!

Healthy Banana & Double Chocolate Chunk Muffins

Healthy Banana & Double Chocolate Chunk Muffins

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

  1. Sammie @ The Annoyed Thyroid says:

    Chocolate for breakfast! Yes please! These look fab and I love baking with yoghurt!

  2. Reagan says:

    Baked these this morning and we all (kids and husband plus me!) loved them. Absolutely delicious; kids had no idea they are actually healthy! Fantastic recipe, they are so moist too. thank you!

  3. Reagan says:

    Made a batch this morning and the whole family loved them, Super moist and kids had no idea they were relatively healthy, thank you for this great recipe.

    1. Bake Play Smile says:

      Wooo hoo!!! Thank you for letting me know! So glad you guys liked them! xx

  4. Sarah says:

    Can i replace honey for rice malt syrup?

    1. Bake Play Smile says:

      Absolutely!!!!

  5. Claire Tutka says:

    Do you know the calories per muffin??

    1. Lucy Mathieson says:

      Hi, no sorry I don’t do the calorie calculations on my website. You can enter the ingredients into an online calculator if you like.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *