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Gluten Free Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

These are the perfect gluten free banana chocolate chip muffins. They are super moist, easy to make and will be a hit with your kids. Plus there is no added sugar, the sweetness is provided by the bananas and the chocolate chips.
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Category: Muffins and Breads
Cuisine: Western
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Additional Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 12 muffins
Calories: 236kcal


  • 3 bananas medium sized, the riper the better
  • 3 eggs large sized
  • cup coconut oil melted
  • 1 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups almond flour or almond meal
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ¾ cup chocolate chips regular, dairy free, sugar free


  • Heat Oven and Prepare Muffin Tray - Heat oven to 180C | 350F and line a 12-cup muffin tray with paper baking cases (if you are using a metal tray)
  • Prepare Wet Ingredients - In a large bowl, combine the bananas, eggs, coconut oil and vanilla extract.
  • Add Dry Ingredients - Then add the almond meal, baking powder and cinnamon powder to the wet ingredients, mixing until well combined.
  • Add Chocolate Chips - Finally, add all the chocolate chips and fold through the mixture.
  • Divide Mixture - Spoon mixture evenly into the baking cases or muffin holes (if using a silicone tray).
  • Bake - Bake for approximately 15-18 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean.
  • Allow to Cool - Set aside in the pan for 10 minutes before turning out onto a wire rack.


  • You can use either a metal baking tray with baking cases or my personal favourite, a silicone muffin tray
  • You can use any chocolate chip you like - dark, milk, dairy free, sugar free, carob, cacao nibs. 
  • Use room temperature eggs for the best outcome
  • Store for 3-4 days in an air-tight container


Serving: 1muffin | Calories: 236kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 0.004g | Cholesterol: 43mg | Sodium: 54mg | Potassium: 122mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 79IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 68mg | Iron: 1mg