Roasted Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Roasted Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins
Ali Rosen


  • large bananas, unpeeled
  • 1 1/2 Cup  all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 Cups  sugar
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoon  baking powder
  • 1/4 Teaspoon  salt
  • egg
  • 1/2 Cup  unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/4 Cup  whole milk
  • 1/2 Teaspoon  vanilla extract
  •   1/2-3/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips

Baking with bananas is one of my favorite ways to use the versatile fruit. In this easy muffin recipe, the bananas add moistness and depth of flavor to the sweet treats, and roasting them adds just a little something extra. Whether you whip these up for brunch or dessert, they'll be the perfect chocolaty, fruity bite!

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Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or aluminum foil. Place the unpeeled bananas on the baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes (the peels will turn dark and there may be some liquid that leaks out). Remove the bananas from the oven and let cool. Reduce the temperature to 350 degrees.

In a large bowl, mix together the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. 

Once cool, peel the roasted bananas and mash. In a medium-sized bowl, mix together 1 cup mashed bananas, egg, butter, milk, and vanilla and stir until combined. Add the banana mixture to the dry ingredients and mix until just combined (do not overmix). Stir in the chocolate chips.

Line a 12-cup muffin tin with paper or foil liners. Divide the batter into the muffin cups, filling up approximately ¾ full. Bake in the oven until a cake tester comes out clean (with possible melted chocolate), about 30 minutes. Remove from the oven, transfer the muffins to a wire rack, and let cool. 



Calories per serving:

250 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Low Sodium Kidney Friendly, Vegetarian, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free

Daily value:



  • Fat 134g 206%
  • Carbs 443g 148%
  • Saturated 81g 403%
  • Fiber 22g 88%
  • Trans 4g
  • Sugars 245g
  • Monounsaturated 37g
  • Polyunsaturated 7g
  • Protein 37g 75%
  • Cholesterol 436mg 145%
  • Sodium 1,257mg 52%
  • Calcium 717mg 72%
  • Magnesium 291mg 73%
  • Potassium 2,232mg 64%
  • Iron 15mg 83%
  • Zinc 5mg 31%
  • Phosphorus 1,294mg 185%
  • Vitamin A 897µg 100%
  • Vitamin C 35mg 59%
  • Thiamin (B1) 2mg 114%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 2mg 101%
  • Niacin (B3) 14mg 72%
  • Vitamin B6 2mg 86%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 468µg 117%
  • Vitamin B12 1µg 15%
  • Vitamin D 3µg 1%
  • Vitamin E 4mg 22%
  • Vitamin K 17µg 21%
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