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Dark Chocolate Chip Whole Wheat Banana Bread Muffins

These Whole Wheat Banana Bread Dark Chocolate Chip Muffins are the perfect after-school snack. It’ll fill up those little bellies with a healthy snack but won’t ruin their appetite for dinner.
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate chip, muffins, vegetarian, whole wheat
Servings: 12 muffins
Calories: 213kcal


  • 3 tablespoon flaxseed, ground
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3 medium banana
  • 1/4 cup applesauce, unsweetened
  • 2 tablespoon coconut sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown rice syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 cup pastry flour, whole wheat
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips, dark


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line muffin tins with paper liners.
  • Combine ground flax and water in a small bowl, mixing completely. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, peel and mash the bananas until some course chunks remain. Add the applesauce and flax mixture, mixing until well combined. Mix in the sugar, brown rice syrup, vanilla, and cinnamon.
  • Stir in the flour, baking soda, and chocolate chips, just until combined.
  • Spoon batter into muffin tins, filling about 1/2-2/3 way full. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.


Calories: 213kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 107mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 17g