This Banana Choc Chip Almond Muffin recipe is really quick to prepare. As the recipe suggests you can add nuts, but as one of my kids has braces I didn’t add nuts to the mix, instead I added some flaked almond to the top leaving 2 without nuts especially for her. This recipe is a great recipe for the kids lunch boxes, add frozen to the lunchbox and it will be defrosted by morning tea time.
What I love about this recipe is that it’s versatile, you can add whichever nuts you desire, almonds, hazelnuts, pecans etc. As well as change the chocolate to use white, milk or dark chocolate.
Banana Choc Chip Almond Muffins
- 2 medium-sized, ripe bananas, mashed
- 1 egg, lightly beaten
- 200ml milk
- 1/3 cup vegetable oil
- 1 3/4 cups self-raising flour
- 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
- 1/2 cup dark choc chips
- 1/2 cup almonds, roughly chopped
- Preheat oven to 180C. Grease or line a 12 hole muffin tray.
- In mixing bowl add bananas, egg, milk and vegetable oil, mix to combine.
- Add flour, sugar, choc chips and nuts, fold through, do not over stir.
- Evenly spoon mixture into the muffin holes
- Optional, top with more chocolate chips or nuts, if desired.
- Bake in preheated oven for 15-20 mins, or until golden and cooked through.
- Allow to cool in baking tray for 5 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack.
By Kat – The Organised Housewife
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More Freezer Friendly Muffin Recipes
BANANA AND OATBRAN MUFFINS – HEALTHY AFTER SCHOOL SNACK – A healthy after school snack for the kids, Banana Oatbran muffin is freezer friendly and great snack for kids lunchboxes.
APRICOT YOGHURT MUFFINS – Fruit muffins are always a great addition to the kids lunch box. This recipe is easy to prepare, you can do it on the weekend and freeze so you can add to lunch boxes through the week or prepare it while you are waiting for dinner to finish cooking in the oven or stove top.
What muffins do you like to bake and put in the freezer for lunchboxes?
Note: this post has been updated with new photos, it was originally posted on 20th January 2012.