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gluten free banana muffins with chocolate chips

Healthy Gluten Free Banana Muffins

Fluffy, healthy gluten free banana muffins with the perfect amount of sweetness from banana and pure maple syrup. These muffins are freezer-friendly and great for breakfasts or snacks!
Course Breakfast, Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Muffins, Snack
Keyword gluten free banana muffins
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 10 muffins
Calories 209 kcal
Author Monique of AmbitiousKitchen.com

Ingredients

  • Wet Ingredients
  • 1 heaping cup mashed, ripe banana (from about 3 medium bananas)
  • 2 eggs
  • ¼ cup pure maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Dry Ingredients
  • 1 cup packed fine blanched almond flour
  • 1 cup gluten free oat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup mini chocolate chips
  • 2-3 tablespoons mini or regular dairy free chocolate chips (I use Enjoy life), for sprinkling on top

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a muffin tin with 10 muffin liners and spray the inside of the liners with nonstick cooking spray. This helps to prevent sticking.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together mashed banana, eggs, maple syrup and vanilla extract until smooth. 
  3. In a separate large bowl, whisk together the almond flour, oat flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt until well combined. 
  4. Add dry ingredient to wet ingredients. Fold in ⅓ cup chocolate chips. 
  5. Divide batter evenly between liners. Sprinkle the tops of the batter with extra chocolate chips. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until tester comes out mostly clean with a few crumbs attached. Transfer muffins to a wire rack to allow them to cool. Enjoy! Makes 10 muffins.

Recipe Notes

To make as a bread: Pour batter into a 8x4 inch loaf pan greased and lined with parchment paper. Bake for 40-50 minutes until toothpick comes out clean.

To make vegan: use two flax eggs instead of regular eggs.

Nutrition Facts
Healthy Gluten Free Banana Muffins
Amount Per Serving (1 muffin)
Calories 209 Calories from Fat 93
% Daily Value*
Fat 10.3g16%
Saturated Fat 2.5g16%
Carbohydrates 26.2g9%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 10.7g12%
Protein 5.2g10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.