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Chocolate Banana Muffins Recipe

These Chocolate Banana muffins are super moist, rich, and bake up to a fluffy perfection. They are the perfect pantry staples muffin recipe to make with overripe bananas. Each delicious bite is a sweet party for the taste buds! They pair well with a glass of milk or coffee/tea.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time18 mins
Total Time23 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: banana muffins, chocolate banana muffins
Servings: 12 muffins
Calories: 252cal
Author: Amy
Cost: $2.50


  • 12-count muffin tin


  • 1 1/2 cups all- purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil *can also use applesauce
  • 1 egg
  • 3 medium bananas over ripe with speckles work best
  • 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate morsels


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and line a 12-count muffin tins with cupcake liners.
  • Prepare a muffin tin with liners.
  • In a large bowl whisk the dry ingredients and set aside.
  • Using a banana masher, mash your bananas.
  • Add wet ingredients to the large dry ingredients bowl and mix to combine.
  • Fold in chocolate chips, and fill cupcake liners about half way
  • Bake for 18-20 minutes checking the muffins at the 18 minute mark.  If unsure on doneness do the toothpick test to determine if your muffins are fully cooked. When inserted into the center of the muffin, it should come out clean.
  • Enjoy warm!


Nutritional values may differ and are meant to be a guide.


Serving: 1muffin | Calories: 252cal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 108mg | Potassium: 203mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 41IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 2mg