No better way to start the weekend then to make a batch of these muffins! This is my Mom's basic banana bread recipe altered a little and made into muffins. And unlike other dense banana bread recipes, these are so moist, so fluffy and so yummy!!
Give them a try this weekend : )
There are a few reasons why I think these muffins come out so yummy. One would be the homemade butter and buttermilk. (Don't let this scare you! Here is my easy recipe to make both!) The other key is to use sifted flour. With these secrets your muffins are sure to be a huge success!
Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins
Makes 2 dozen muffins
What you'll need:
3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) butter, room temp
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 1/2 tsp. baking soda
3 soft bananas (about 1 1/2 cups), smashed
3/4 cup buttermilk
1 1/2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
3/4 tsp. kosher salt
3 cups sifted flour
1 12oz. package of semi-sweet chocolate chips
What you'll do:
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
In a large bowl with a hand mixer or in a stand mixer, cream the butter, sugars and baking soda. Then add the eggs and bananas. Beat well. Add in the buttermilk, vanilla, baking powder and salt.
Slowly add in the sifted flour while mixing continuously.
Using a spoon, mix in the chocolate chips.
(At this point, try not to eat all the batter!)
Pour into baking cups and bake for 15-18 minutes.
These are best eaten warm but are fabulous cold too!