If you are Looking for the best Paleo banana muffins, you have found them.
The chocolate chips are optional, but we really enjoy the banana/ chocolate flavor combination.
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This is an especially good recipe for those with nut allergies seeking an alternative to almond flour versions so frequently found in Paleo and gluten-free cookbooks.
We have to be careful with all baked goods, even gluten-free versions, because of my daughter’s anaphylactic peanut allergy. We do most of our own baking, and I am always on the lookout for quick, tasty, healthy alternatives to our old favorites. This recipe for Paleo banana chocolate chip muffins is a perfect example.
These Paleo banana chocolate chip muffins are the result of trial and error and a combination of several recipes we tried.
Paleo Banana Chocolate Chip Muffin Ingredients used in this recipe
- 2/3 cup mashed banana usually two depending on size
- 6 eggs whisked
- 2/3 cup maple syrup
- 1/2 cup melted coconut oil
- 2 teaspoons vanilla
- 1/2 cup coconut flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 hearty pinch of salt
- 1 cup Enjoy Life mini chips optional
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees
Gather all of your Ingredients.
Crack the eggs into a medium-sized bowl and whisk them well.
Mash Your bananas in a small bowl.
Add your mashed bananas to the 6 beaten eggs.
Add the maple syrup and vanilla to the banana/ egg mixture.
Add the melted coconut oil.
In a separate bowl, mix your dry ingredients together until well-incorporated.
Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix well.
Fold in the chocolate chips.
Grease or spray your muffin tins. We use coconut oil Pam
Fill the tins. You can fill them fully because they don't rise very much.
Bake at 350 degrees for about 30 minutes.
Remove to a cooling rack
These freeze beautifully! We take them out as needed and heat in the microwave for 15-20 seconds. They taste fresh-baked.
We eat these paleo banana chocolate chip muffins most often as an afternoon snack.
We freeze the whole batch each time and take them out as we need them, adding to the lunchbox frozen, knowing it will thaw in time for snack time at aftercare, or tossing in the microwave for a few seconds when we’d like a warm one on the spot.
These tasty little morsels have become a favorite among family and friends. Anyone I have shared this recipe with loves it. My dad, who does not tolerate baked goods well (causes blood sugar imbalance) eats these almost daily with no issues.
Let me know if these Paleo Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins become a favorite with your family as well.