chocolate chip banana muffins cooling on a cooling rack
5 from 10 votes

Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins

A cross between banana bread and a cake, this easy Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins recipe is a quick bake that can be easily frozen and is great for using up overripe bananas.

Course Dessert
Cuisine Baking
Keyword Banana muffins, Chocolate chip muffins, Muffin recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 12 Muffins
Calories 296 kcal


  • cup Butter melted, plus extra for the tin
  • 2 very ripe bananas mashed
  • 2 large eggs beaten
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla
  • ½ cup super-fine sugar or granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup brown sugar packed
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1-¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 12 banana chips for decoration


  1. Preheat the oven to 375F/170C  Prepare a muffin pan with twelve muffin cases (or if making a loaf, grease the pan)

  2. Melt the butter, add the bananas and mash well with a potato masher. Add the rest of the ingredients (besides the chocolate chips) to the bowl and mix until just incorporated. 

    Fold in the chocolate chips until evenly distributed into the batter.

  3. Using an ice cream scoop add the batter into muffin cases and top with the banana chips. Bake for about 20 minutes or until a cake tester comes out clean.

  4. Cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then remove and cool on a wire rack.

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Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins
Amount Per Serving
Calories 296 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Cholesterol 56mg19%
Sodium 113mg5%
Potassium 176mg5%
Carbohydrates 38g13%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 24g27%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 400IU8%
Vitamin C 1.8mg2%
Calcium 60mg6%
Iron 1.1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.