Indulge in these guilt-free chocolate banana oat muffins that are both delicious and nutritious. A perfect treat for any occasion!
If you’re a fan of chocolate and bananas, this guilt-free muffin recipe is a must-try. Packed with wholesome ingredients, these muffins are perfect for a guilt-free indulgence.
Guilt-Free Chocolate Banana Oat Muffins
- 2 ripe bananas, mashed
- 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
- 1/4 cup honey or maple syrup
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 cup old-fashioned oats
- 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
- 1/4 cup cocoa powder
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips
- Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a muffin tin with paper liners.
- In a large bowl, mix mashed bananas, applesauce, honey or maple syrup, and vanilla extract.
- In another bowl, combine oats, whole wheat flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
- Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and stir until just combined. Fold in the chocolate chips.
- Spoon the batter into the muffin cups, filling each about 2/3 full.
- Bake for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
- Allow the muffins to cool in the tin for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.
Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cook Time: 20 minutes | Total Time: 35 minutes
Yield: 12 muffins
Nutrition: 150 calories per serving
Q: Are these muffins gluten-free?
A: No, these muffins contain whole wheat flour.
Q: Can I substitute honey with another sweetener?
A: Yes, you can use maple syrup or agave nectar as a substitute for honey.
Q: How should I store these muffins?
A: Store the muffins in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days or refrigerate for longer freshness.
Q: Can I add nuts to the muffins?
A: Absolutely! Feel free to add chopped nuts like walnuts or almonds for extra crunch.
Q: Are these muffins suitable for vegans?
A: Yes, if you use maple syrup instead of honey, these muffins can be made vegan.
Enjoy the guilt-free pleasure of these chocolate banana oat muffins, a perfect blend of flavors that satisfy your sweet cravings without compromising on health. Indulge responsibly!
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Guilt-Free Chocolate Banana Oat Muffins: A Healthier Sweet Delight