Banana Chocolate Chunk Muffins

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Skip the banana bread and preheat your oven for this quick, crowd-friendly recipe for Banana Chocolate Chunk Muffins that pair fresh fruit with rich chocolate for the ultimate breakfast duo.

Banana Chocolate Chunk Muffins Recipe

“Muffins are just cupcakes without frosting.”

I will never forget when a friend enlightened me with this revelation a few years ago. Of course I know the ingredient makeup of muffins and cupcakes are nearly identical, but somehow I can justify a muffin for breakfast but can’t fathom the thought of a cupcake before 11 a.m. So where does this leave us?

Banana Muffins with Chocolate Chunks

Well, right here with a batch of these super-soft, ever-so-moist, insanely addicting Banana Chocolate Chunk Muffins. Call them muffins. Call them cupcakes. Eat them for breakfast. Eat them for dessert. All I know is that I had inhaled two before the chunks even had a chance to cool.

Chocolate Chunk Banana Muffins

What I love about chocolate chunks (as opposed to the classic chocolate chips) is that they give a little bit of bite to an otherwise fluffy banana base. And this is in addition to the obvious benefit they have in the size department, versus tinier chips.

Chocolate Banana Muffins Recipe

Reserve a few chocolate chunks for sprinkling atop the muffins prior to baking. It’ll ensure you get that shiny, gooey, freshly melted chocolate on all of your muffin tops.

So which camp do you fall in? Are you Team Chocolate Chips? Or Team Chocolate Chunks? Weigh in below and find more inspiration for all things banana with recipes for The Ultimate Moist Banana Bread, Banana Pudding with Salted Caramel Sauce and Banana Nut Pancakes!

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