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. 
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Course: sweet
Cuisine: Muffins
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 12 serves
Calories: 272kcal

Equipment

  • Thermomix (optional)
  • Oven

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