Friday, March 04, 2011

banana-choclate muffins

I am not fond of bananas but i definately love the flavour of this high calorie fruit in muffins,breads & cakes,it really gives a beautiful aroma and  is a fantastic replacement for eggs.Though have not used much of banana puree for my baking goodies but my earlier banana bread post was surely a hit.I actually had a fully ripened huge banana left and wanted to use it as soon as possible or else i had to throw it ,which i am strongly against and so to avoid all this i jumped on my (new..yes ,finally i got one..yay! im sooo happy) laptop to hunt an eggless banana muffin recipe,there i landed upon jayashree's space and my eyes caught on this recipe,which i found was very clear,easy , few ingredients to use,also the best part was she had used chocolate powder which is my all time favourite ingredient and i blindly can use anywhere :P and so without spending a minute i went into my kitchen and tried this  recipe immediately.Now the best part of this muffins is that being eggless also it was super moist and soft as she said in her post and was just perfect,i never ever imagined that an eggless muffin would ever turn out this good ! thank u jayashree for sharing such a wonderful eggless banana choclate muffin.

recipe source : spice & curry
dry ingredients :
11/2 cup plain flour
1/2 cup chocolate/cocoa pwd ( i used drinking chocolate )
11/2 tsp baking soda
wet ingredients :
1/4 cup melted butter
3/4 cup sugar
1 tsp vanilla essence
1 cup yogurt at room tempereature
1 cup mashed riped banana / banana pulp
method :
Sieve all the dry ingredients together for 2-3 times and keep it aside.Mix butter and sugar together in a mixing bowl,add vanilla essence and yogurt.Mix well.Add mashed banana and mix thoroughly.Fold in dry ingredients and mix well till no lumps.Grease the muffin trays or line the muffin trays and fill 3/4 th cup of the mixture .Bake in a preheated oven at 175c for 20 mins .( keep checking time varies from oven to oven ,can check by inserting a toothpick/skewers in the muffins,if it comes out  clean tht means its done. ).Cool it down for few mins and remove from the muffin trays and njoy eating !


  1. yummy addition of yogurt delicious

  2. A classic combo , makes for a great homemade breakfast. Looks perfect dear!

    US Masala

  3. Egg less banana muffin looks dleicious. yogurt gives nice moist effect in baked goodies.

  4. Muffins looks great, moist and delicious.

  5. Looks so yummy and tempting muffins..

  6. These muffins look so tempting and delicious..perfect for breakfast..nice recipe!

  7. Muffins look so delicious. Excellent pics.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  8. Perfect muffins, vry fulfilling b'fast.

  9. Hi. I too love the flavour of banana in cakes and bakes plus the yogurt does the trick to softness. The muffins look so cute.


  10. Sonu,
    Thanks for trying out the recipe..and believe me I have started baking cakes/muffins all eggless..And it still taste great, moist and delicious..Hugs and smiles


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