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Chocolate Chip Banana Spice Muffins

It was a lovely lovely weekend. We ran errands, did a bit of house cleaning, had brunch with friends. Busy, but in a meandering sort of way. Now that my kitchen is almost under control again I decided to make some muffins. And since Andy has been making sure that we end up with a banana or four more than we need, I took the hint and decided some Chocolate Chip Banana Spice Muffins were in order.




  • 3 or 4 ripe bananas, smashed
  • 1/3 cup melted butter
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon cloves
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 1/2 cup of flour
  • 1 cup chocolate chips


Preheat oven to 350 degrees and arrange the baking cups in a muffin pan.

Mash the bananas with a fork in a small bowl so they still have a bit of texture. In a large bowl, combine bananas, butter, eggs, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, clove, sugar, and vanilla extract. Thoroughly combine ingredients with wooden spoon, making sure to scrape sides and the bottom of the bowl. Mix flour into wet ingredients until just combined. Fold in the chocolate chips with a rubber spatula. Spoon the batter into each of the baking cup and fill about halfway.

Bake for 18-20 minutes or until the muffins turn brown.

Makes 16-18 regular muffins.