Easy to make, the best Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins are soft, fluffy and moist!

Filled with chocolate chips and fresh bananas this warm treat can be enjoyed by your family on any given day. Not only is this quick and easy to make but only requires a few pantry staples.

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Why We Love This Recipe

  • Banana chocolate chips muffins are a super easy recipe that is made with simple ingredients.
  • They are fluffy and moist with a sweet banana flavor and a few jolts of delicious semi-sweet AND milk chocolate chips!
  • They are a good way to use up ripe bananas and they freeze well for later!
  • They are great not just for breakfast but are a great after school snack. They even make a nice little dessert when warmed up and served with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. The sky is the limit for these tasty muffins.

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Ingredients & Variations

Similar to the ingredients found in a classic banana bread with the addition of chocolate chips!

FLOUR
For this recipe we use all purpose flour. You can also substitute up to 1/3 of the flour with quick oats with great results!

CHOCOLATE CHIPS
Adding chocolate chips makes for the perfect sweet treat. Mini chips, white chocolate chips or even milk chocolate chips will work in this recipe too!

BANANAS
This recipe is a perfect way to use up overripened bananas! If your bananas aren’t quite ready you can ripen them quickly by popping them in a 350°F oven for 10-15 mins wrapped in foil!

You can also add in up to 2 tablespoons of peanut butter to make peanut butter banana chocolate chip muffins! Yum!

PRO TIP
When it comes to measuring flour, don’t use your measuring cups to scoop it out of the bag or container, rather use a spoon or scoop to scoop it into this measuring cup. This helps to avoid muffins that are too dense.  Check out this How to Measure Flour guide for more helpful tips!

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How to Make Banana Muffins

Mixing these treats up will take only a few minutes out of a busy day!

  1. Mix flour, baking soda, and salt in a bowl. Add both kinds of chocolate chips.
  2. Combine wet ingredients in a bowl. Slowly add dry to wet until just combined (do not overmix).
  3. Bake until a toothpick comes out clean. Do not over bake.

Muffin Baking Times

  • For mini muffins, bake 14 to 16 minutes
  • For regular-sized muffins, bake 18 to 20 minutes
  • For Texas (jumbo) sized muffins, bake 20 to 22 minutes

uncooked banana chocolate chip batter in a muffin tray

How to Store

The best way to store banana chocolate chip muffins is to keep them in a zippered bag or an airtight container at room temperature. They will keep about 5 days.

To freeze, either wrap them individually in a layer of plastic wrap under a layer of aluminum foil or put them in a zippered bag with the date on it and pop them in the freezer! A frozen muffin will be defrosted by lunchtime for a delicious surprise! Easy peasy!

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Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

These muffins are the perfect combination of bananas and chocolate chips for a great grab-and-go treat!
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 38 minutes
Servings 12 muffins

Ingredients  

  • 1 ½ cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 1 cup mashed bananas about 3 medium
  • 1 large egg room temperature
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • ¼ cup milk chocolate chips

Instructions 

  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Line a muffin pan with paper liners.
  • Combine flour, baking soda, and salt in a small bowl. Stir in chocolate chips.
  • Combine sugar, bananas, egg, oil, and vanilla in a medium bowl.
  • Add dry ingredients and mix just until combined.
  • Pour into prepared muffin tin and bake 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Do not overbake.
  • Cool 5 minutes in the pan before removing and cooling on a baking rack.

Notes

For mini muffins, bake 14 to 16 minutes
For regular-sized muffins, bake 18 to 20 minutes
For Texas (jumbo) sized muffins, bake 20 to 22 minutes
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Nutrition Information

Serving: 1muffin | Calories: 263 | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 197mg | Potassium: 109mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 36IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 1mg

Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.

Course Breakfast, Dessert, Muffins
Cuisine American

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  1. Best Banana Chocolate Chip muffins I’ve ever baked! Love it!
    Just wondering if I can bake it in a 8” cake pan?5 stars

  2. My family loves this recipe for these Choco Chip Nanna Muffins. I modify a little for high elevation — basically I decrease the sugar by about 2tbsp for every batch then bake the minimum amount of time. Moist and delicious! Gone in record time, too.5 stars

  3. Hi
    I just took the muffins from the oven. it came out so good. And super moist thank you so much for sharing the recipe.5 stars

  4. This recipe looks divine. I can’t wait to try it. Do you think it would be okay to make this as a cake instead of muffins?

    1. Hi Luana, I have never tried but I think it should still turn out delicious. You could also bake it in a loaf pan following our banana bread baking instructions. Hope that helps!

    1. Definitely, Kiki! I love having frozen banana muffins in my freezer for the kids! Such a quick and easy snack on weeks I don’t bake a fresh batch!