Friday, January 20, 2012

Banana Bread Muffins with Chocolate & Peanut Butter Chips


I found a recipe online that called for cinnamon chips in banana bread. I was so excited to make the recipe! Alas, it was not to be. I couldn't find cinnamon chips in the two stores I went to. So, I bought peanut butter chips and improvised.

I really enjoyed the mix of pb & chocolate in banana bread. However, in the long run, I think I would just use peanut butter in the batter and add the chocolate chips in. NEXT time! :)
Banana Bread Muffins with Chocolate & Peanut Butter Chips
(adapted from Amanda's Cookin')
2+ very ripe bananas
1/2 cup unsalted butter, butter
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 eggs
1/4 cup buttermilk
1 1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup chocolate chips
1/2 cup peanut butter chips

Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease and flour muffin tins.

Mashed the bananas with a fork and place in a mixer bowl with softened butter. Mix on medium speed until well blended. Add in the vanilla, eggs, sugar and buttermilk and beat on medium speed until well blended.

Whisk together baking soda, salt and flour. Reduce mixer speed to low and gradually add flour mixture to banana mixture. Stir in the chocolate chips and peanut butter chips.

Scoop batter into muffin tins. Bake for 10-15 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool on wire racks slightly before removing and cooling completely.
Bake well and prosper.

3 comments:

  1. hey erika! was good to catch up on all your lovely posts just now! :) sorry to hear about the unsuccessful croissant making but they sure looked great!

    recently decided that i love banana + pb combo so im guessing this muffin would taste delicious!!!

    oh and im gonna hv to give that monkey bread a try one of these days!

    hope you've been well girl!

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  2. These really sounds delicious. My gang will love them. I hope you have a great day. Blessings...Mary

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  3. These would be great to eat watching Downton Abbey!! I have Bananas getting all black in the fridge... perfect use for them, thanks!!!

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