Sunday, February 13, 2011

Mini Banana Chocolate Chips Muffins

Hope you all had a great weekend! We had a good one. We didn't go out for Valentine's Day, but we cooked ourselves a great dinner last night and watched a good movie. That's our way of celebrating! :)

Today, baked a few things - and what's better for Valentine's day than Banana Chocolate Chips muffins??!! :)

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Love mini muffins - so changed the recipe to make some mini muffins!
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Wishing you all lots of love on Valentine's day!
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Here's where I got the recipe:  banana-chocolate-chips-muffin

Banana Chocolate Chips Muffins

Makes 12 regular or 24 mini
1 1/2 cup flour
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
Pinch of baking soda
1/2 tsp cinnamon (added about 1 1/2 tsp as I love cinnamon!)
1/8 tsp nutmeg powdered
1/4 tsp salt
Banana- 1 big mashed
1 egg
3/4 cup milk (used low-fat)
1/4 cup vegetable oil (used canola)
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 cup chocolate chips (used about 1/2 cup)
Nuts, chopped (optional- 1/4 cup) (didn't use)

Method:
1.Sift the flour, salt, baking powder, baking soda, nutmeg and cinnamon powder.
2.Preheat the oven at 375 degree F and line a muffin pan with paper liners or grease well.
3.Using a hand blender mix together the sugar ,oil,egg,milk and mashed banana.
4.Mix in the flour mixture .
5.Fold in the chocolate chips and the nuts.
6.Fill the muffin pan 3/4th and bake for ~18 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
7.Cool on a wire rack.

I made 24 mini muffins that I baked for about 14 minutes at 350F.
 
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5 comments:

annabelle g said...

oh yum and I love the minis too :)

Jill/Twipply Skwood said...

It's funny but I think I saw them this way on your blog. I make banana nut bread when we have bananas that go bad, but no one would eat it. But when I made them into muffins like you do, they disappeared so fast! It makes them look nicer not to have to try & cut through the chocolate chips and pecans to make slices too.

Esther said...

So adorable! I could pop 2 or 3 into my mouth right now. :0) I love the toothpick inserts you put on. CUTE! Happy Valentines Day!

Yolanda said...

The perfect size to pop in your mouth! Yummmmmm

Krista P said...

I need those muffins, like now. And how adorable are those little hearts?