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Double Chocolate Banana Muffins

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 6 jumbo muffins


  • 1/4 cup plus 1 teaspoon cocoa
  • 1 3/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup shortening or butter
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup bananas mashed *about 2 medium bananas
  • 1 1/2 cup semi sweet chocolate chips


  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  • Line a jumbo muffin tin with jumbo cupcake liners or use regular muffin tin but see note baking times.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk the cocoa, flour, baking soda, baking powder, cream of tartar and salt together.
  • Set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, beat the shortening, sugar, eggs and vanilla until smooth.
  • Slowly add a little of the flour, mix, a little of the banana, mix, and continue to alternate ending with the banana.
  • Add the chocolate chips, fold in to combine and spoon 2/3 full in the muffin tin.
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes and allow to cool.


You can use butter or shortening, but the shortening seems to make a softer muffin.
If making regular sized muffins decrease the time to 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
Nutrition Facts
Double Chocolate Banana Muffins
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 462
% Daily Value*
Cholesterol 62mg21%
Carbohydrates 61.4g20%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 50.5g56%
Protein 5.1g10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.