Chocolate Banana Bread Muffins
 
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This one-bowl recipe for banana muffins is super simple, quick and delicious. With Autumn spices, chocolate and sour cherries, these are the perfect, healthy breakfast snack.
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Recipe type: Breakfast & Brunch, Sweet
Cuisine: 30 minutes or less
Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • 120g rolled oats
  • 4 bananas
  • 30g dried sour cherries
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp ground ginger
  • ½ tsp nutmeg
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • Vegan dark chocolate spread (or chocolate squares)
  • Optional: oil for greasing the muffin tin, if needed
Method
  1. Heat the oven to 180°C / 350°F / Gas Mark 4.
  2. Blitz the oats in a food processor until you have a flour (you can use flour if you don't have a food processor).
  3. In a large mixing bowl, mash the bananas with a fork until you have a smooth purée and stir in the remaining ingredients, except the chocolate spread/chocolate.
  4. Half-fill each muffin pocket with the muffin mixture, place ½ a tsp of the chocolate in the centre of each, then cover with the rest of the mix.
  5. Place on the top shelf of the oven and cook for 20-25 minutes.
Notes
To ensure these muffins are gluten-free, use gluten-free oats and baking powder.
Recipe by The Whole Ingredient at http://www.thewholeingredient.com/2015/09/16/chocolate-banana-bread-muffins/