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Banana Mocha Chip Muffins #MuffinMonday


Another month has flown by and it's Muffin Monday again!  I thought I'd be able to share a blueberry recipe this time around, but my berries weren't quite producing enough.  In an effort to clear out some freezer/pantry space, I chose these Banana Mocha Chip Muffins from Taste of Home.


I only made a few small changes.  I used 5t strongly brewed coffee in place of the instant, I don't keep any in the house. Nothing fancy flavorwise, just a morning blend.  I also sprinkled the tops of the muffins with turbinado sugar before baking.


I thought I'd sprayed the insides of the tin well, but should have done the flat surface as well.  A few of the tops separated from the bottoms, but they are still delicious. I pull them apart, eat the bottom first and then save the crunchy top for last anyway.



I'd like to do them as bite sized muffins next time and I think mini chips would work better for that. Thank you so much to Melissa W. for sharing her recipe!


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Banana Mocha Chip Muffins
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Banana Mocha Chip Muffins

Yield: 24
Author: Jolene Martinelli

Ingredients:

  • 5t strongly brewed coffee
  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1-1/4 cups sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1-1/3 cups mashed ripe bananas
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a small bowl, dissolve coffee granules in hot water. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add egg; beat well. Beat in bananas, vanilla and coffee mixture.
  2. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture just until moistened. Fold in chocolate chips.
  3. Fill paper-lined muffin cups two-thirds full. Bake 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in muffin comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks. Serve warm.
Source: https://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/banana-mocha-chip-muffins/
Banana, coffee, chocolate chips
Muffins, breakfast, brunch, snacks
American
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Comments

  1. I love the addition of the turbinado sugar on top of your lovely muffins, Jolene. I have a bag of that good stuff in my cupboard but I never seem to remember to use it. Thanks for the nudge!

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  2. These sound SO good to me - I love this flavor profile! I had carrot muffins on my "to bake" list this week - but these may have to bump them!

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  3. Banana and mocha sounds like such a delicious combination! It's also great to clear out the freezer/pantry a bit too!

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  4. I love the flavor combination you put together here. I always have bananas in the freezer and am constantly looking for recipes. Thanks.

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  5. You got me with coffee, that too with banana, coffee and chocolate chip muffins. I am going to try this one.

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  6. I love that you added coffee into these muffins! A great idea for a morning muffin!

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  7. What if you don't like coffee, what would you suggest as a substitute? They sound great otherwise!

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