Best Ever Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Best Ever Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

4.6 of 5 (188)
Create a Recipe Makeover
Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 24
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 102.4
  • Total Fat: 2.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 7.8 mg
  • Sodium: 125.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 20.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.8 g
  • Protein: 1.7 g

View full nutritional breakdown of Best Ever Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins calories by ingredient
Report Inappropriate Recipe

Submitted by:

Introduction

Moist and not too sweet, these banana-chocolate chip muffins are tasty for breakfast, dessert, or a snack. Moist and not too sweet, these banana-chocolate chip muffins are tasty for breakfast, dessert, or a snack.
Number of Servings: 24

Ingredients

    3 large bananas
    3/4 cup granulated sugar
    1 egg
    1 tsp baking soda
    1 tsp baking powder
    1/2 tsp salt
    1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
    1/3 cup melted butter or unsweetened applesauce (recipe calculated using applesauce)
    Chocolate chips (to taste--1 cup calculated)

Tips

My sister-in-law experimented with many different recipes to get this right. She is a great cook and we all love her muffins. This can also be put in a bread pan to make banana bread.


Directions

Mash bananas
add sugar and egg
add melted butter
add dry ingredients
mix in chocolate chips
Bake for 18 - 20 minutes at 375

** I use applesauce in place of butter to make it more healthy/less calories and they still taste REALLY good and I use whole wheat flour. These are delicious muffins, hey anything with chocolate chips usually is.

***To get 24 muffins, I do not fill the muffin tins. I usually fill them about 1/2 way or less.

Rate This Recipe

Member Ratings For This Recipe



  • 15 of 15 people found this review helpful
    How many calories is the recipe with the unsweetened applesauce (since it's less than when you use butter)? Is it 103 calories with the applesauce or butter? - 7/6/09

    Reply from TRUTHISBEAUTY (7/20/09)
    when I plugged in the ingredients I used the applesauce and wheat flour...so that's where the 103 came from.


    Was this review helpful?   yes  No

  • Incredible!
    13 of 13 people found this review helpful
    These are DELISH!!! I just made a batch, 12 med size muffins. I used 2 very ripe bananas, the applesauce instead of oil, and 1/2 cup of dark chocolate chips. Mmmmmmmmmmm!!! I'm freezing the rest before I cave in for more. Next time, I'm going to try making them gluten free. Definite keeper! - 6/3/08

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No

  • Very Good
    8 of 8 people found this review helpful
    These were very good, however to get 24 muffins they are pretty teeny tiny. I may double the recipe and make 24 normal size muffins, because they are definitely good. I only used 3 T of semi sweet choc chips and it was enough. Oh and I also just used 1/2C of sugar and they were plenty sweet. - 10/13/08

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No

  • Incredible!
    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
    These were good! I made some modifications:
    *I used 4 bananas since I had 4
    *I used whole wheat flour
    *I used coconut oil instead of butter
    *I only used 1/3C sugar (raw cane sugar)
    *I added chocolate chips

    ==> about 200 calories/muffin (made 12)
    - 7/23/10

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No

  • Incredible!
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    I forgot to add the chocolate chips and subbed splenda for the sugar but these were awesome!! I would recommend not using paper liners in the muffin tins, I did and they stuck but I'm sure if I just Pammed the pan they wouldn't have. - 4/9/09

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No

  • Incredible!
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    I just made these muffins. They are FANTASTIC! The only problem is that they are very addicting. I followed the recipe exactly and made 12 full size muffins. - 1/16/09

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No

  • Very Good
    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
    I tried these muffins tonight and they are great ! I used whole wheat flour, Splenda brown sugar and applesauce. When I tried to calculate the calories, it came out to be aprox 60 calories per muffin. I am new to this recipe builder thing, so not sure if I did something wrong or not! - 10/18/09

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No

  • Incredible!
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Yum! These were very good, next time I need to add more chocolate chips! I made these with Splenda, an egg beater and the applesauce. I will definitely make these again! - 2/10/09

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No

  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Really yummy! I subbed whole wheat flour and brown sugar, and added a little more applesauce 'cos I only had 2 bananas. I'll make these again! - 2/11/09

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No

  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Made these muffins yesterday and they were a big hit. Very moist and delicious. I made 12 regular size muffins instead of 24 mini muffins. Would definately make them again. - 9/2/08

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No

  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I made these muffins last night and WOW! They are a definite favorite. i made the with applesauce and whole wheat flour. I also added in a few chopped walnuts. They came out incredibly moist with the perfect amount of sweetness. I made 12 muffins and 1 loaf. - 8/14/08

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No


  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    These are very, very good !! Even my family prefers these to the mix we used to use !! Will for sure make again !! Thanks a lot :D - 8/25/08

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No

  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    These are delicious! I used half regular and half wheat flour. The recipe only made 18 regular-sized muffins, not sure if that is related to using the wheat flour or not. Yum! - 8/3/08

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No


  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    These muffins are so good. I have made them twice already - 8/20/12

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No

  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Tried this and really liked it. I made 24 mini muffins and 6 full size muffins. I used the applesauce and wheat flour also and also cut the sugar down to 1/2 C. Thanks for sharing. - 2/5/11

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No


  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Yes! I didnt screw these up this time! Added a little vanilla and cinnamon. 1C ww and 1/2C reg flour, 4T mini choc chips - 7/18/10

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No

  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Very good. Mine stuck to the paper liners pretty badly...not sure why. My bananas were a little over-ripe. But the recipe was very good. I used 1/2 Splenda and 1/2 sugar instead of all sugar. I also used whole wheat flour Next time I might experiment with brown sugar/splenda - 1/31/10

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No

  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Fabulous muffins! My kids gobbled them up. I doubled the recipe and it made 24 full size muffins. - 9/22/09

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No


  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    THank you so much! These were SOOOOO good! - 9/11/09

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No

  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I just loved this recipe. With silicon muffin liners, you can find the cutest sizes. With the ones I found, I was able to make 30 muffins. A great size for a kid's snack. By the way, I did'nt have apple sauce, so I put a small cup of Mott's non-sweet peach medley and 1/2 cup of sugar. Mmmmmmm!!! - 8/31/09

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No

  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Awesome!!!!! We loved them - 8/4/09

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No

  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Very good! I replaced 1 cup of white flour for whole wheat and substituted brown sugar for white (1/3c. splenda brown, 2/3 c. reg. brown) I would probably use less regular brown next time, as they are a bit sweet. - 7/23/09

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No

  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Fantastic recipe! I used half a bag of the mini semisweet chocolate chips, so they really melt in your mouth! I will definitely make this again! - 6/25/09

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No


  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    As much as I love banana, I don't like them mix with other stuffs. I'll wait till my husband and son to taste them but it looks and smelled wonderful. I bought them to the office and it was GONE! - 6/20/09

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No

  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This recipe was awesome!!! It was the best banana bread recipe I've tried! It was a big hit! - 12/13/08

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No

  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Very good! My husband practically ate all of them in one sitting! I used natural carob chips. - 7/28/08

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No

  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I made these for my 4 picky children and their 3 cousins they were gone in ten minutes and they all had smiles on their faces, will be making this one again!! - 7/20/08

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No

  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Quick and Easy to make. Moist and delicious. - 6/25/08

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No


  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    THESE ARE THE BEST EVER...THEY ARE WONDERFUL!!! I USED 1TBSP SOY FLOUR WITH 1TBSP WATER INSTEAD OF THE EGG..IT REDUCES THE FAT BUT DOES NOT COMPROMISE THE TEXTURE. I WILL TRY THE APPLESAUCE NEXT TIME. - 6/22/08

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No


  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    fantastic muffins and very healthy.....the family really enjoyed them - 6/9/08

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No

  • Incredible!
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Sounds fantastic! I was looking for a new banana recipe as I like to make banana bread. Never thought about adding chips. I also will use applesauce. I'm going to try substituting 1 tblsp soy flour + 1 tbsp water for the egg. - 6/3/08

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No

  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Yum! My very picky boyfriend loved this! I added 1 cup of chocolate chips and baked this for about 45 minutes using my silicon cake ring. - 6/2/08

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No

  • Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was very easy to make. I did make a few changes, I used splenda instead of sugar, I used the applesauce and all ww flour. I put dark chocolate chips as no banana bread is complete without choco. chips. I made it in a loaf pan and baked for 30 minutes. Very good! Thanks! - 5/30/08

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No

  • Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I made this with the applesauce and wheat flour. The taste isn't as smooth as I'm used to, but it was pretty good and I know it is healthier than what I'd buy in the store. My kids loved it though! - 5/27/08

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No

  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    These were so good! My husband couldn't stop eating them! I am still trying to figure out how there are 24 servings though; I tried 24 mini muffins, filling them each full, and there was still more batter;I was able to fill 4 or 5 big muffin cups,each full. I'll try 24 big muffins partly filled next - 5/26/08

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No

  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    just made these muffins...they are really good...i used all whole wheat flour and left out the choco. chips simply b/c i didn't have any...will certainly make again...next time with the choco. chips! - 5/25/08

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • Yes they are very good. DH liked them. I used 1/2 sugar. applesauce and all purpose flour. After the fact the recipe could use Whole wheat.
    There were too many substitutions in the recipe but now I will use the calculator. I do like being precise. DH loves them too. Pat in Maine.
    - 10/1/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • Great breakfast item - 9/18/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • Yummy! - 9/7/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • These were really good! - 9/1/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • I used to make muffins similar to these and am looking forward to trying these out. Sound really tasty. - 8/27/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • Wonderful! - 8/14/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • These are so good. - 8/11/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • I would need to modify this recipe too much to make it better for me to eat. - 8/10/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • OMG!! Sweet & soft. I used applesauce instead of butter -Nothing diet tasting about this!! Perfect for breakfast or snack, (and my girls who have tender teeth after a visit to the orthodontistšŸ˜œ) Made 24 mini muffins & 4 regular size muffins. A definite winner!! - 8/9/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • Good recipe - 8/8/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • These were okay. - 8/4/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • Awesome! - 7/20/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • Think I would like some walnuts in these. - 7/4/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • excellent. they were so good, I had 2. - 6/28/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • not together - 6/24/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • Yummy. - 6/23/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • Yum! - 6/21/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • would try but I don't care for applesauce - 6/13/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • This looks good...need to try - 6/13/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • With a few tweaks these were good. - 5/30/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • They were delicious and went over well as a dessert at a party. - 5/1/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • YUMMY - 4/29/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • I replaced the all purpose flour with Bob's Red Mill 100% Stone Ground Whole Wheat Flour, and the sugar with Stevia :) - 4/28/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • Delicious and easy!!! - 4/26/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • I used Splenda and replaced 1/2 a cup of the flour with whole wheat flour. I only used 1/3 a cup of the chocolate chips and they tasted really good! - 4/23/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • LOOKS GOOD - 4/21/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • yummy - 4/21/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • good - 4/12/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • Very good, and I have even subbed agave for the sugar.. - 4/10/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • Wonderful - 4/10/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • i like using blueberries in place of chocolate chips.. - 4/10/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • Yum - 4/5/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • Love these! I make them every few weeks. I always make them with whole wheat flour and Apple sauce and 2/3 of the chocolate. My son adores them and make great after school snacks. At his request I put in milk and white chocolate chips. He thinks they are out of this world. - 4/4/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • Tasty twist on chocolate chip muffins - 4/1/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • These a good! - 3/28/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • Good - 3/13/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • used almond essence in the homemade apple sauce - 3/12/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • Good - 3/7/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • The pics in these recipes are really deceiving. You should post a pic of a crumb. - 3/7/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • These were so good, served them at our prayer breakfast this morning and they were a hit! - 3/5/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • these were good ...for a special treat but better with out the chocolate chips - 3/3/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • These are SO delicious! Highly recommend for people to make :) - 3/3/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • Great - 2/28/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • Looks good! - 2/28/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • Looks good - 2/26/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • I have made these for several occasions Everyone loved them especially my 11 yr old grandson.
    Easy recipe.
    - 2/21/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • just made these and I love them . will make them again - 2/14/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • Very good. I baked it with the applesauce and whole wheat flour. Excellent and low on calories - 2/11/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • Would these be okay without the chocolate chips? - 2/10/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • I love these banana chocolate chip muffins! YUMMY!! - 2/8/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • Delicious - 2/5/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • AWESOME - 2/4/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • would like to try it. - 2/3/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • Excellent muffins. - 2/3/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • a guiltless treat, lovely flavour, could have devoured more but kept to one! - 2/2/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • These banana chocolate chip muffins are absolutely delicious!! - 2/1/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • I will try these when I am having my sister here with me - 1/31/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • yummy - 1/31/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • Really good! - 1/30/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • So tasty! - 1/30/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • great - 1/29/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • going to try this without the chips allergic to chocolate but looks good - 1/25/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • I used butterscotch chips and the flavor was amazing. very satisfying to my sweet tooth. - 1/17/17

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • great - 12/25/16

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
See All Comments