Colombian Chocolate Chunk and Banana Muffins

Colombian Chocolate Chunk and Banana Muffins

Colombian Chocolate Chunk and Banana Muffins

These Colombian Chocolate and Banana Muffins are rich and moist, making them a perfect dessert. I used Chocolate Luker, a bittersweet Colombia chocolate, but you can use another chocolate, if you prefer.

My husband enjoyed these muffins, but my 6 year old said that they were to rich for him. All that chocolate makes these muffins a chocolate lover’s dream.

Buen provecho!

Colombian Chocolate Chunk and Banana Muffins

Colombian Chocolate Chunk and Banana Muffins

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Ingredients

(12 muffins)

  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoons of baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder, sifted
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups mashed bananas
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1 taespoon of vanilla extract
  • 4 ounces Colombian bittersweet chocolate, coarsely chopped

Colombian Chocolate Chunk and Banana Muffins

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Butter or spray the 12 molds in a regular-size muffin pan or fit with paper muffin cups. Place the muffin pan on a baking sheet.
  2. In a large bowl, mix the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, cocoa and salt. Melt the butter and half the chopped chocolate together in a bowl over a saucepan of simmering water. Remove from the heat.
  3. Colombian Chocolate Chunk and Banana Muffins

  4. In a separate mixing bowl, combine the mashed bananas, egg, melted butter mixture and milk until combined.
  5. Pour the liquid ingredients over the dry ingredients and, with the a rubber spatula, gently stir to blend. Do not over mix the batter. Stir in the remaining chopped chocolate. Divide the batter evenly among the muffin cups filling each about 3/4 full.
  6. Bake the muffins until a knife inserted into the center of the muffins comes out clean, about 25 minutes. Transfer the pan to a rack and cool for 10 minutes. Remove from the muffin tins.
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Comments

  1. Norma-Platanos, Mangoes and Me! says

    You are such a bad girl to tease this way…the least you could do is send some to a non baker…..God they look good.

  2. Anonymous says

    I am so glad to have come across your blog…..I would ask my mom, but she doesn’t measure anything, which makes it impossible to make her recipes.

  3. Robert says

    Now I found this recipe but I live in the United Kingdom (I use metric units instead of imperial though) and I was reading a conversion table and it said one cup was 200g!
    I was quite disturbed by the amount so I only put in what you would say was about 1 and a half cups and they still tasted good.
    Am I right in thinking that there was 400g of sugar in the recipe?
    Sorry if I’m wrong.

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