Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Banana Muffins
 
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Recipe type: Muffin/Bread
Serves: 12
Ingredients
  • Dry:
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ½ cup mini chocolate chips
  • Wet:
  • 1 banana
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup peanut butter
  • 1 tbs. half & half
  • 1 egg
  • ½ tsp. vanilla extract
  • Chocolate glaze:
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • ½ cup dark chocolate chips.
Instructions
  1. Muffins:
  2. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Grease a muffin tin.
  3. In a small bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
  4. In a large bowl, add the banana and sugar. Mash to combine.
  5. Whisk in the peanut butter and half & half.
  6. Add the egg and vanilla. Whisk to combine.
  7. Fold in the dry ingredients.
  8. Add the mini chocolate chips. Fold to combine.
  9. Scoop the mixture into the prepared muffin tins, about a third of the way full.
  10. Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  11. Remove from oven and let cool for 5 minutes in the pan, then remove and cool completely on a wire rack.
  12. While the muffins are cooling, prepare the glaze.
  13. Glaze:
  14. Add the chocolate chips to a small bowl.
  15. Heat the heavy cream over medium heat until hot. Remove from heat and pour over the chocolate chips. Let stand for 1 minute, then stir with a rubber spatula until smooth.
  16. Lightly dip the tops of the muffins in the glaze and, if you like, add some sprinkles.
Recipe by The Messy Baker Blog at http://themessybakerblog.com/2012/11/19/chocolate-covered-peanut-butter-banana-muffins/