Chocolate banana muffins

There's no shame in wanting a sweet treat to perk you up in the afternoon, and these chocolate banana muffins are a delicious (and more substantial) alternative to grabbing some chocolate or a cereal bar on the go.


Chocolate banana muffins

Makes 12

Ingredients

250g self raising flour

1 tsp baking powder

40g oats

100g unrefined muscovado sugar

2 medium ripe bananas, mashed

150g Meridian Cocoa hazelnut butter

2 eggs, beaten

25g melted butter

125ml milk

2tbsp sunflower seeds


1/ Pre heat the oven to 200°C and line a 12 hole muffin tray with muffin cases.

2/ Combine the flour, baking powder, oats and sugar in a bowl, breaking up any lumps of sugar. In another bowl mix together the mashed bananas, nut butter, eggs butter and milk.

3/ Pour the wet ingredients into the dry and quickly combine together, making sure not to overmix. Divide the mixture between the cases and top each muffin with a few sunflower seeds.

4/ Bake for 18-20 minutes until the muffins are cooked through and spring back when you gently press the top.

5/ Cool on a wire rack and serve warm or keep in an airtight container and eat within 3-4 days.


Recipe courtesy of Meridian.