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Chocolate Banana Muffins (Naturally Gluten-Free)

Start your morning off right with these delicious chocolate banana muffins you can make in a blender! These naturally gluten-free muffins are full of hearty ingredients including chocolate, banana, oats and peanut butter to help you power through your day. All you need is 30 minutes to brighten up your morning with this delicious homemade muffin recipe.

Double chocolate banana muffins stacked

I love muffins. Paired with a fresh cup of a coffee, muffins might be my favorite way to start my day. They are my excuse to eat what feels an awful lot like a cupcake in the morning. With these double chocolate muffins from Amanda at Mommity, that definitely feels true, however, they are loaded with some great breakfast ingredients including bananas, peanut butter and oats.

Chocolate banana muffins that are moist and gluten free

Chocolate Banana Muffins Ingredients

To make these delicious double chocolate muffins, you’ll need the following ingredients:

  • medium ripe bananas
  • eggs
  • creamy peanut butter
  • vanilla extract
  • granulated sugar
  • light brown sugar
  • milk
  • quick-cooking oats
  • unsweetened cocoa powder
  • baking soda
  • salt
  • semi-sweet chocolate chips

This recipe is naturally gluten-free since it uses oatmeal instead of flour. However, if you are extra sensitive to gluten, make sure you look for gluten-free quick-cooking oats. While oats themselves don’t have gluten, they are often processed or transported with gluten products so trace amounts could be found in the oats.

Ingredients for chocolate banana muffins

How to Make Blender Muffins

Making muffins in your blender is a super quick way to get your muffins in your oven fast. In this recipe, it helps to really break down the ingredients. You’ll want to use a high-speed blender for this recipe or you could substitute a food processor instead.  Start by spraying a muffin tin with cooking spray or line your tins with baking cups for easier clean up.

Ingredients in blender for chocolate muffins with banana

You’ll want to add all the ingredients into the blender except for the chocolate chips. Start with the milk on the bottom before adding in the vanilla, eggs, peanut butter, banana, cocoa powder, sugars and oats.

Adding oats to muffins in blender

Blend on high for 30 seconds to a minute, until the oats are mostly blended in.

Chocolate chips in chocolate batter in blender for muffins

Next add in 1/2 cup chocolate chips by stirring them in with a rubber scraper.

Stirring blender muffins

The best part about using a blender to make these chocolate banana muffins is you have a build-in spout, making it easy to fill your muffin cups.  For regular size muffins as shown, fill 2/3 of the way up. If you want larger muffins you can fill 3/4 of the way, however, you will reduce the number of muffins you net from 20 to around 12.

Pouring chocolate muffin batter into muffin cups

Lastly, top your muffins with the remaining chocolate chips. You can skip this to reduce the amount of chocolate but it really adds to the presentation.

Filled muffin tins with chocolate muffin batter ready to bake

Bake in a 350 degree preheated oven for around 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before serving.

Fresh homemade chocolate muffins with chocolate chips

These chocolate banana muffins are super moist so they are best served the same day. However, you can store any leftovers in an airtight container and continue to enjoy them for two to three days.

Double chocolate banana muffins stacked

Chocolate Banana Muffins

Start your morning off with a bang with these double chocolate banana muffins you can make in a blender! Just 30 minutes is all you need to make these naturally gluten-free muffins from scratch including chocolate, bananas, and oats.

Recipe Notes

Highly recommend using a high speed blender such as a ninja or you can substitute a food processor instead.

You can make a dozen larger muffins by filling the muffin cups about 3/4 of the way full.

Inside of chocolate muffins

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Start your morning off with a bang with these double chocolate banana muffins you can make in a blender! Just 30 minutes is all you need to make these naturally gluten-free muffins from scratch including chocolate, bananas, and oats.
Looking for a quick breakfast option? These chocolate banana muffins are loaded with ingredients to start your morning off right including chocolate, banana, peanut butter and oats. Prepare these blender muffins in a snap and wow your family with some baked from scratch in only 30 minutes!
These chocolate gluten free muffins are the perfect start to any morning! Made with oats instead of flour, your whole family with love this soft and flavorful chocolate banana muffin recipe fore breakfast!

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