Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins

chocolate chip banana muffins

Audrey and Les were fans of sports, swimming, fishing, and the outdoors. A cottage on Loon Lake outside of Haliburton, Ontario was their favourite vacation spot. They would rent a cottage for one or two weeks every summer. When the opportunity arose to purchase one of the cottages, they took it!

Growing up, I spent a lot of time at our family cottage. I loved to go fishing with Grandpa and play games with my brother and the kids from the other cottages on the property.

Mom and Taylor and I spent some time at the family cottage this winter. We played board games, built a snow golem, and had a bonfire with the neighbours. We also uncovered several new recipes in Grandma’s handwriting!

I baked the chocolate chip banana muffins last weekend. They were just okay! I should have used more (or more ripe) bananas because the banana flavour didn’t come through.

The recipe has a note from Grandma that she didn’t need all 25 minutes to cook her muffins, but I sure did! I checked them at 20 minutes and they were still completely wet! Next time I might try checking them at 23 minutes (instead of waiting the whole extra five) because they did turn out a little dry.

chocolate chip banana muffins recipe (front)

chocolate chip banana muffins recipe (back)

Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins

chocolate chip banana muffinsDry Mixture

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup semi-sweet choc. chips

Moist Mixture

  • ½ cup butter (soft)
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup ripe mashed bananas

Preheat oven to 375°F

  1. Mix dry ingredients together in a bowl
  2. Cream soft butter and sugar in another bowl
  3. Beat in eggs, one at a time
  4. Add mashed banana and vanilla, mix well
  5. Add moist mixture to dry mixture
  6. Stir until batter is moistened, but still lumpy

Fill 12 muffin cups
Bake 25 minutes – mine were baked sooner
[editor’s note: mine needed the full 25 mins]

chocolate chip banana muffins

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