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Easy Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

  • Author: Meghan Yager
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 12 muffins 1x


Weekends are all about breakfast and this unbelievably easy banana chocolate chip muffins recipe is the next thing you should try.


  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 3 ripe bananas, mashed (about 1 1/2-1 3/4 cups)
  • 1/4 cup whole milk
  • 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons ground flax
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350˚F.  Line a 12-cup muffin pan with paper liners and set aside.
  2. Combine sugar and butter in a bowl. Beat with a hand mixer on medium speed until well blended. Add banana, milk, yogurt, and egg whites. Beat until just combined.
  3. Add flour, flax meal, baking soda, and salt to banana mixture and stir well until combined.  
  4. Stir in chocolate chips.
  5. Spoon batter into muffin cups, filling each cup about 2/3 full.
  6. Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.  
  7. Cool in pan for about 5 minutes. Remove muffins and place on cooling racks until completely cool.
  8. Store in an airtight container, or freeze in freezer bags.
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Category: Muffins
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: Baked Goods

Keywords: banana, chocolate chip, muffin, breakfast, brunch