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Chocolate banana muffins

  • Vegetarian Diet

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  • Nuts Free Diet

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Chocolate banana muffins


  • Preheat oven to 180* C (350* F) Fan.
  • Line 8 muffin cups with muffin liners and set aside.

For the coating

  • In a medium bowl, add the flour, sugar and salt.
  • Add the butter in cubes and work the mixture with your hands until it resembles wet sand.
  • Add the chocolate drops and mix to distribute.
  • Set aside until needed.

For the muffins

  • In a bowl, combine the flour, cocoa powder, 5 spice mix, baking soda and salt with a fork. Set aside. You can also pass the mixture through a sieve to make it even fluffier.
  • In a mixer, beat the butter and sugar with the paddle attachment, until it becomes fluffy and white.
  • Mash the bananas with a fork and add them to the mixer along with the egg and coffee extract.
  • Last, add the flour mixture and mix just to incorporate.
  • Divide the mixture among the muffin cups evenly and top with coating mixture.
  • Bake for 18-20 minutes or until you pierce the muffins with a toothpick and it comes out dry and clean.
  • When ready, remove from oven and allow to cool on a wire rack for 5 minutes.
  • Turn out of muffin cups and allow to cool completely before serving.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
19 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
26 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
55 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
19 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
36 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
9 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
10 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
6 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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