Chocolate Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins with Glaze
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 30 mins
Total Time: 45 mins
Any chocolate lovers out there? These double chocolate muffins made with bananas, chocolate chips and cocoa powder are moist and choco-licious! If you like the thought of eating chocolate for breakfast, then this is for you!
- 3 1/2 ripe medium bananas (mashed)
- 1/4 cup unsweetened apple sauce
- 1 1/4 cups unbleached all purpose flour
- 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- 3/4 tsp baking soda
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 2 tbsp butter (softened)
- 1/3 cup sugar
- 2 large egg whites
- 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/2 cup chocolate chips
- 2 tbsp confectioners sugar (optional)
Preheat oven to 325°. Line a muffin tin with 12 liners.
In a large mixing bowl cream butter and sugar with an electric mixer.
Add egg whites, bananas, apple sauce, vanilla, and beat at medium speed until thick. Scrape down sides of the bowl.
In a medium bowl, combine flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt with a wire whisk.
Add flour mixture to bananas, then blend at low speed until combined; do not over mix.
Fold in chocolate chips and pour batter into muffin tins.
Bake on the center rack for 30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
If making the glaze, combine confectioner's sugar and 1/4 to 1/2 tsp water to make a glaze. Drizzle over each muffin.
Serving: 1muffin, Calories: 170.5kcal, Carbohydrates: 32g, Protein: 2.5g, Fat: 5.5g, Saturated Fat: 3.5g, Cholesterol: 5mg, Sodium: 41.5mg, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 16g
Blue Smart Points: 6
Green Smart Points: 6
Purple Smart Points: 6
Points +: 5