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Guilt Free Double Chocolate Banana Muffins

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Servings 12
Author Beautiful Eats & Things


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 medium bananas
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 3 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • ½ cup milk chocolate chips or more if desired


  • Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 12 muffin tins with non-stick cooking spray or line with cupcake liners.
  • In a large bowl, mash bananas with a fork and add in the egg, oil, vanilla, and applesauce. Be sure to stir until all wet ingredients are blended well.
  • Next, add in the dry ingredients: flour, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder, sugar and salt, and combine. Be careful not to over stir.
  • Fold in chocolate chips and spoon into muffin tins, about 2/3 full.
  • Bake for about 15-18 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  • Transfer to cooling rack and let muffins set for about 5 minutes before eating. Enjoy!