Delicious Banana Muffins from Pioneer Woman

To face all the hurdles and obstacles that life puts on our path every day what we need is an abundant dose of good humor! But how can you recharge with happiness? The answer is simple, start the day with a sweet cuddle! Banana and chocolate chip muffins are the perfect recipe to fill up on energy.

These fluffy pastries are inspired by one of the most famous American recipes: banana bread; in fact in both cases to make the dough, mashed bananas are used which give it taste and softness.

Since we are not easily satisfied, we have chosen to entice them even more by adding chunks of chocolate, while in the banana and peanut donut we chose dried fruit to add a crunchy note.

Prepare the banana and chocolate chip muffins; they will become the favorite snack for young and old!

Please note that this recipe is inspired by Pioneer Woman’s Banana muffins recipe with little variations.

Ingredients for 12 Muffins

Sugar 160 g

flour 360 g

Powdered yeast for cakes 8 g

Salt up to 1 pinch

Bananas (pulp) 300 g

Eggs at room temperature 60 g

Butter 125 g

Whole milk at room temperature 100 g

Dark chocolate 120 g

How to Make Banana and Chocolate Chip Muffins

To prepare the banana muffins, start melting the butter in a saucepan over very low heat; then let it cool and in the meantime take care of peeling the bananas. Then cut them into pieces, transfer them into a large bowl and start mashing the pulp with a fork.

When you have obtained a coarse puree add the egg and the melted butter now at room temperature.

Also pour in the milk at room temperature and mix with a whisk until the mixture is well blended.

Then sift the flour into the mixture than yeast and mix with a whisk 12 until a homogeneous mixture is obtained.

Then add the sugar, a pinch of salt and incorporate them continuing to mix with the whisk, but without working the dough too much otherwise, the muffins will not be soft.

Chop the chocolate coarsely, add it to the dough and mix for one last time to incorporate it.

With the help of an ice cream scoop distribute the dough into 12 cups of 5.5 cm in diameter arranged in a muffin pan (19-20).

Bake in a preheated static oven at 170 ° for 45 minutes; once the indicated cooking time has elapsed, check the cooking using a toothpick; then bake your banana muffins with chocolate chips. Let it cool and enjoy.

Notes:

Keep the banana muffins for 1-2 days maximum under a glass jar. Once cooked and cooled you can freeze them.

Flavor the muffins with the seeds of a vanilla bean or orange zest.

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Delicious Banana Muffins from Pioneer Woman

Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 pieces
Author: Rehan

Equipment

  • Oven

Ingredients

  • 160 g sugar
  • 360 g flour
  • 8 g powdered yeast
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 300 g banana pulp
  • 60 g eggs at room temperature
  • 125 g butter
  • 100 g whole milk
  • 120 g dark chocolate

Instructions

  • To prepare the banana muffins, start melting the butter in a saucepan over very low heat; then let it cool and in the meantime take care of peeling the bananas. Then cut them into pieces, transfer them into a large bowl and start mashing the pulp with a fork.
  • When you have obtained a coarse puree add the egg and the melted butter now at room temperature.
  • Also pour in the milk at room temperature and mix with a whisk until the mixture is well blended.
  • Then sift the flour into the mixture than yeast and mix with a whisk until a homogeneous mixture is obtained.
  • Then add the sugar, a pinch of salt and incorporate them continuing to mix with the whisk, but without working the dough too much otherwise the muffins will not be soft.
  • Chop the chocolate coarsely, add it to the dough and mix for one last time to incorporate it.
  • With the help of an ice cream scoop distribute the dough into 12 cups of 5.5 cm in diameter arranged in a muffin pan (19-20).
  • Bake in a preheated static oven at 170 ° for 45 minutes; once the indicated cooking time has elapsed, check the cooking using a tooth pick; then bake your banana muffins with chocolate chips. Let it cool and enjoy!

Notes

  • Keep the banana muffins for 1-2 days maximum under a glass jar. Once cooked and cooled you can freeze them.
  • Flavor the muffins with the seeds of a vanilla bean or orange zest.

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