Quick Chocolate-Banana Muffins

Is it a muffin or a cupcake? You decide! To gild the lily, sprinkle the batter with sugar before baking.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 14

Ingredients

2
oz. unsweetened chocolate
1
cup buttermilk*
1/3
cup oil
1
(14-oz.) pkg. banana quick bread mix
1/4
cup unsweetened cocoa
1
(6-oz.) pkg. (1 cup) semi-sweet chocolate chips
2
eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Grease 14 muffin cups or line with paper baking cups.** In small saucepan over low heat, melt unsweetened chocolate, stirring constantly. Stir in 3 tablespoons of the buttermilk and 1 tablespoon of the oil; blend well.
  • 2 In large bowl, combine bread mix and cocoa; mix well. Add remaining buttermilk, remaining oil, chocolate mixture, chocolate chips and eggs. Stir just until dry ingredients are moistened. Spoon batter into greased muffin cups.
  • 3 Bake at 400°F. for 18 to 22 minutes or until tops spring back when lightly touched. Immediately remove from muffin cups. Serve warm or cool.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Muffin
    Calories
    270
    (
    Calories from Fat
    120),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    13g
    13%
    (Saturated Fat
    5g,
    5%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    30mg
    30%;
    Sodium
    190mg
    190%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    33g
    33%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    19g
    19%
    ),
    Protein
    4g
    4%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    8%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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