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The Greatest Ever Magic Banana Chocolate Peanut Butter Muffins

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Would you believe me, just by looking at these Banana Chocolate Peanut Butter Muffins, that they are vegan?! That is the magic in these muffins, they aren’t just cupcakes without frosting!

Plus, they are easy to make in one bowl with basic ingredients and nothing special you have to run to the store for!  

These Banana Chocolate Peanut Butter Muffins are one of three of my favorite breakfast recipes. The other two include a delicious sweet potato waffle recipe made mostly from shredded sweet potatoes and coconut manna; and an almond poppy seed muffin recipe made with coconut flour and brown rice flour. 

The Greatest Ever Magic Banana Chocolate Peanut Butter Muffins

One is vegan based, one is root vegetable based, and one is alternate flour based! 

I’m not vegan, plant based or gluten free, but I simply love a good recipe that tastes great!  

I actually created these muffins only because I was out of eggs. A problem I never seem to have when we have laying chickens! Chickens are the best pets to have. Not only are they super fun animals to have, and help the family microbiome and the garden, they also offer delicious ingredients that we get to source ourselves.

baby chickens and kids

One of the types of cuisine that I specifically love vegan, is muffins and cupcakes. Especially these Banana Chocolate Peanut Butter Muffins. 

The emphasis in these treats is on natural ingredients, such as fruit and grains, minus all the extra business that often just acts as filler. The aroma and taste is exemplified resulting in a much richer flavor experience.

Banana Chocolate Peanut Butter Muffins

vegan banana muffins

Originally Posted 2009 | Updated 2021 

These Banana Chocolate Peanut Butter Muffins are a delicious alternative to the a peanut butter banana sandwich, and a healthy alternative to boot!

Banana Chocolate Peanut Butter Vegan Muffins

Banana Chocolate Peanut Butter Muffins

Catherine Olson
These Vegan Banana Peanut Butter Muffins are one of three of my favorite breakfast recipes.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 12 muffins

Equipment

  • Muffin pan

Ingredients
  

  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • ½ cup sunflower oil
  • ½ cup peanut butter
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 2 ripe bananas mashed
  • 1 ½ cups wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ cups carob chips

Instructions
 

  • Whisk lemon juice, oil and peanut butter until smooth
  • Add brown sugar and bananas and stir until combined
  • Add flour, salt, soda and carob chips until all ingredients are well mixed
  • Grease muffin pan or use cupcake liners
  • Spoon batter into each cup, ¾ full
  • Bake at Fahrenheit 350° for 12-15 minutes
  • Remove and transfer to wire rack
Keyword Banana Chocolate Peanut Butter Muffins

Is it Possible to Make these Muffins More Healthy?

Yes, I make variations of this recipe all the time depending on what I have on hand. 

These are a few substitutions I’ve made that result in delicious and successful healthy muffins:

Agave Syrup

You can replace the brown sugar with honey, agave syrup, or maple syrup! 

Flax Seeds

For slightly fuller muffins, you can add ⅛ cup of flax seeds.

Grind the flax seeds in a blender or food processor with a tablespoon of water. Let soak for two minutes, then add in with the flour. 

banana chocolate peanut butter muffins

Wheat Germ

You can reduce the wheat flour by ½ cup and replace with a ½ cup of wheat germ instead. 

What is Wheat Germ?

Wheat Germ is the heart of the wheat kernel. It is the part of the wheat seed that can grow into a new plant. Because it has all the nutrients that can grow a new plant, it has all the nutrients that can provide nutrition to a recipe. 

If you grind your own flour, you can substitute the entire wheat flour portion of this recipe into the whole flour that you’ve milled. 

What if I Don’t Have Carob Chips for these Banana Chocolate Peanut Butter Muffins?

You can substitute chocolate chips, or chocolate shavings, but the muffins won’t be vegan. 

You can omit them as well, because the muffins don’t necessarily have to have them. 

If you opt for adding chocolate chips, I recommend mini chocolate chips. They’re lighter, so they’ll disperse better throughout the batter.

Banana Chocolate Peanut Butter Vegan Muffins

Make These Healthy Muffins!

If you make these muffins, tag @Fahrenheit350sweets on Instagram so I can see it! And I’d love it if you left a review and a comment below! 

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  1. Those look good! I think my kids would love them.
    I received my treat in the mail today and oh my goodness that was so good. Thanks so much for sending to me!

  2. Oh those do look very healthy! I agree about the vegan baked goods being extra tasty. They're easy, too! I have everything in my pantry (except carob chips, I only have chocolate). Now to wait a few days for the banana to ripen…

  3. LOOKS delicious as always! you are amazing!!
    you know, i feed my kids this spinach shake. It is really tasty! did you see the recipe on my fb!?
    well, if not…

    crushed ice
    mixed berries (frozen good? or fresh)
    HANDFULS of fresh baby spinach raw.
    passion fruit juice (or any kinda juice you want…)
    (the froz kind we use in the cans just add water)
    1 banana
    and sometimes fresh pineapple if we can get it! :O)

    BLEND and oooh baby! enjoy! it is healthy and delicious and better than jamba! love you

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