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Strawberry Dark Chocolate Banana Muffins

These Strawberry Dark Chocolate Banana Muffins are so delicious! Loaded with banana, dark chocolate chips and dried strawberries they are sure to be hit. We made a batch and had them for breakfast all week. This recipe is a slight variation on our Banana Bread recipe.

Close up of strawberry dark chocolate banana muffins in a muffin pan

Special ingredients for this recipe

A few specific ingredients will make these Strawberry Dark Chocolate Banana Muffins extra delicious!

  • Dark Chocolate Chips- I used the dark chocolate chips from Enjoy Life (they carry this brand at our grocery stores). I like that their chocolate chips don’t contain any unnecessary ingredients. Plus, if you have someone in your family with a food allergy their products are great! If you can’t find Enjoy Life or don’t like dark chocolate any chocolate chips will work.
  • Dried Strawberries- These can be found in the grocery store either with the dried fruit or in the produce department. If you can’t find them fresh strawberries can be substituted (make sure to slice them thin).

And, of course, bananas. If you have been following us for a while you know I always have a bin of frozen bananas in my freezer. Here’s How to Store Ripe Bananas so you can start your own stash!

Close up of strawberry dark chocolate banana muffins in a muffin pan

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12 strawberry dark chocolate banana muffins baked in a muffin pan

Strawberry Dark Chocolate Banana Muffins

Yield: 12 muffins
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

Banana muffins with a little sweetness from strawberries and dark chocolate.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 3 large bananas, mashed
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips
  • 1 oz dried strawberries (or 1 cup fresh sliced strawberries)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Combine sugar and coconut oil.
  3. Add in eggs. Stir until well combined.
  4. Add 1 cup of flour and baking soda. Stir to combine.
  5. Add in half of the mashed bananas. Stir to combine.
  6. Repeat steps 4 and 5.
  7. Stir in most of the chocolate chips and dried strawberries.
  8. Divide batter evenly into 12 greased or paper lined muffin cups.
  9. Top muffins with remaining chocolate chips and strawberries. Be sure to push the strawberries most of the way into the muffins so they don't burn.
  10. Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the middle comes out clean.
  11. Cool and enjoy!

Notes

Store in an airtight container.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1 muffin
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 289Total Fat: 12gSaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 32mgSodium: 119mgCarbohydrates: 41gFiber: 2gSugar: 21gProtein: 4g

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Originally published June 19, 2019 and updated on July 6, 2020.

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