Banana Nut Chocolate Chip Muffins

I’m kinda proud of these gluten-free gems…they’re delicious as a breakfast treat or mid-day snack. Hope you like them!

Banana Nut Chocolate Chip Muffins

Ingredients

  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 1 1/2 cups almond flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 eggs- whisked
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil-melted
  • 1/3 cup pecans or walnuts
  • 1 or 2 tbs raw honey, depending on how ripe your bananas are and how sweet you like it
  • 1/2 cup Enjoy Life brand mini chocolate chips
  • Silicone muffin cups - if you have them

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl smash the bananas.
  2. Add eggs, vanilla, coconut oil and honey. Blend together.
  3. In a larger bowl combine dry ingredients: almond flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and cinnamon.
  4. Pour wet ingredients into dry mixture and blend well.
  5. Add all but a couple of tablespoons of your chopped nuts.
  6. Add chocolate chips.
  7. Blend together.
  8. Pour into silicone muffin cups.
  9. Sprinkle remaining nuts on top of muffins.
  10. Bake at 350 degrees for about 22-25 minutes.
  11. Store covered in fridge or freeze for an on-the-go snack!
http://www.paleonewbie.com/recipe-breakfast/banana-nut-chocolate-chip-muffins/

Comments

  1. Cherie

    Hi Trina,
    Can’t wait to make these! Just wondering if you could substitue almond flour for coconut flour? What do you think?
    Thanks

    • Cherie, the texture will be much different and coconut flour requires more liquid with any recipe. I’m sure it can be adapted with coconut flour, but I have not made them that way yet, so I could not advise how to change the recipe.

  2. I’m rather new to paleo, but have been gluten-free for many years. This was the third muffin recipe I’ve tried and hands-down, the best. Great texture and lightness. Not too sweet. My young kids loved them too. Thank you!

    • Gina, yay! If you have read any of my reviews, you know I love recipes where the kids love them! And you’re a great mom for serving up treats to your children you can feel good about. Thank you so much for your comment!

  3. Amanda Kugatow

    Just made these…soooo good! I’m new to Paleo and this was my first ever baked good. I got 8 out of the mix. Quick and easy plus delish…can’t beat that! Thanks.

        • Hi Susan…mini versions of these will probably take 12-15 minutes to bake. Start checking them after about 12 minutes – insert a toothpick and see if it comes out clean. Hope you like these, they’re one of my favorites! Let me know how the minis turn out!

  4. Nevine Marie

    Just made these as mini muffins and they are soooo delicious. My bananas were not ripe yet and I only used 1 tbs of honey and they still came out sweet. Thanks so much for the recipe Trina, it’s a winner!

    • That’s funny! I made these this weekend as well! It’s a go to favorite. I’m so glad you enjoyed them. I think I’ll make them as mini muffins sometime. Great idea for a quick snack! :)

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