Muffins: Banana-Chocolate Chip Muffins by Connie

posted by Connie 02-22-101 3:45 PM

"Hometown Cooking" cookbook -- Louis Bay 2nd Library in Hawthorne, New Jersey.
Banana-Chocolate Chip Muffins
Prep: 25 min.
Baking: 20 min.
Cooling: 15 min.

2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. baking soda
1/2 cup butter, melted
1/2 cup honey
1/4 cup milk
1 tsp. vanilla
1-1/3 cups mashed banana (4 medium)
1 cup semisweet chocolate pieces

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Line eighteen 2-1/2-inch muffin cups with paper bake cups; set aside.

In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt, and baking soda. Make a well in center of flour mixture; set aside.

In another bowl, combine melted butter, honey, milk, and vanilla; add to flour mixture along with mashed banana and chocolate pieces. Stir just until moistened.

Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups, filling each 3/4 full. Bake in a 375 degree F oven about 20 minutes or until golden. Remove from muffin cups; cool muffins on a wire rack for 15 minutes. Serve warm. Makes 18 muffins. Serve them with honey, butter, or soft-style cream cheese.

Per muffin: 212 cal., 9 g total fat (5 g sat. fat), 15 mg chol., 185 mg sodium, 33 g carbo., 2 g fiber, and 3 g pro.

Dietary exchanges: 1 bread, 1 other carbohydrate, 2 fat.

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