Banana Walnut Chocolate Chip Muffins


¾ cup sugar

1 ½ teaspoons cinnamon

1 1/3 cups whole wheat flour (or use all-purpose flour)

2 teaspoons baking powder

½ teaspoon salt

½ cup walnuts, chopped

½ cup chocolate chips

1 cup mashed banana (2 ripe bananas)

1 cup plain greek yogurt

1 egg

4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted


Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.  Line a muffin pan with baking liners.

In a small bowl, mix ¼ cup sugar with 1 teaspoon cinnamon.  Set aside.

In a large bowl, whisk together flour, remaining ½ cup sugar, baking powder, salt, remaining ½ teaspoon cinnamon, walnuts and chocolate chips.

In a small bowl, combine banana, yogurt, and egg.  Stir in melted butter.

Stir banana mixture into flour mixture until combined.

Fill each lined muffin cup with batter.  Sprinkle with the cinnamon-sugar mixture on top.

Bake for 18 to 20 minutes.  It is done when a toothpick inserted into the center comes out dry.


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