Banana-Chocolate Chip Cupcakes

Fresh mashed bananas and chocolate chips turn ordinary cake mix into an extraordinary treat!

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 1 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 24

Ingredients

1
box (18.25 oz) yellow cake mix with pudding in the mix
2
very ripe medium bananas, mashed (about 1 cup)
1/2
cup water
1/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
3
eggs
3/4
cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
1
can (16 oz) chocolate or dark chocolate ready-to-spread frosting
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Line 24 muffin cups with paper baking cups. In large bowl with electric mixer, beat cake mix, bananas, water, butter and eggs on low speed 30 seconds. Beat on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally.
  • 2 With spoon, stir in chocolate chips. Spoon batter evenly into muffin cups.
  • 3 Bake 18 to 22 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove from muffin cups; place on wire racks. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 4 Spread frosting over tops of cooled cupcakes.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Cupcake
    Calories
    240
    (
    Calories from Fat
    90),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    10g
    10%
    (Saturated Fat
    6g,
    6%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    30mg
    30%;
    Sodium
    160mg
    160%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    35g
    35%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    24g
    24%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    2%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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