Chocolate-Chip Banana Muffins with Honey: Suprisingly Good!

This is another impromptu cake I just made up and it didn’t disappoint me. I came by some ripe bananas in the kitchen the other day, and decided to use them in what I do best: muffins! I also added the chocolate chips I’ve recently bought from the coffee shop (I usually use chopped chocolate instead of chocolate-chips, but the girl in the coffee shop insisted me to buy them and I gave it a try). I didn’t want to add sugar to the cake, so I used honey. I don’t usually use honey in my cakes, but this time it really worked and the muffins were neither too sweet nor vapid. This has become one my favorite muffin recipes.

Chocolate-Chip Banana Muffins with Honey

makes 20-24 muffins


  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups whole-wheat flour
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 3-4 tablespoons honey
  • 4 tablespoons yogurt
  • 3 (200 gr. – 7 oz.) bananas, mashed
  • 50 gr (1.7 oz.) bittersweet chocolate, chopped (or chocolate chips)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 4 teaspoons baking soda
  • pinch of salt


Preheat the oven to 175 degrees C (350 degrees F).

Mix together eggs, honey, olive oil, yogurt and vanilla in a bowl.

Add flour, cinnamon, salt and baking soda, and mix well.

Finally add the bananas and chocolate chips, and mix until you have an even mixture.

Pour the mixture into muffin cups, and bake for about 30 minutes, or until cooked.

1 Comment

  1. Lisa
    November 14, 2009 at 6:27 pm

    Just made these, they’re in the oven at the minute, looking forward to testing them later! Thanks for the recipe :)

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