Banana-Chocolate Chip Muffins Recipe

  • Author: Renee' Groskreutz
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 8 muffins 1x


Banana chocolate chip muffins recipe that is gluten-free and vegetarian. It is sweetened with maple syrup.



  • 2 large very ripe bananas
  • ¾ c. natural almond butter
  • ¼ c. real maple syrup
  • 1 large egg (sub out with chia to make this vegan)
  • 1 t. vanilla extract
  • 1 T. coconut flour
  • ½  t. baking soda
  • ¼ t. salt
  • 3 oz. chocolate chips (Enjoy Life makes a dairy free, vegan option)


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F and line a muffin tin with liners or prepare the pan with cooking spray.
  2. Peel and mash your bananas in a large mixing bowl.
  3. Add the almond butter, maple syrup, egg, and vanilla extract to the bowl with the bananas. 
  4. Whisk briskly with a fork into a fairly smooth batter. You will still see lumps, though.
  5. Add the coconut flour, baking soda, and salt and mix until thoroughly combined.
  6. Gently fold in the chocolate chips but don’t overmix.
  7. Divide the batter between the 8 muffin cups and place in the pre-heated oven to bake until cooked through and puffy, approximately 18-20 minutes. A toothpick inserted into the center should come out clean.
  8. Remove from the oven and allow muffins to cool for 10-15 minutes before removing from the muffin tin to serve. Enjoy!

  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: gluten-free, vegetarian