Skip to main content
logo
Food Advertising by

Choc-chip raisin banana muffins


I was staring at the bunch of over ripe bananas contemplating whether I should bake a cake with them, then my lazy bones got over me ....... yes, muffins!  Simple, less work and naturally less washing up!









Mmmm.... soft, moist flavourful muffins just right for afternoon tea!  Super-duper easy to make and this is how I did it .....

Ingredients
  • 7 oz plain flour
  • 1 lb over ripe bananas, mashed
  • 4 oz  sugar  (2 oz caster and 2 oz brown)
  • 2 eggs lightly beaten
  • 1  tsp baking powder
  • 1/2  tsp baking soda
  • 1/4  tsp salt
  • 2 oz choc-chips
  • 1 oz raisins
  • 8  Tbsp canola oil
  • 1  tsp vanilla
Method
  1. Sift flour with salt, baking powder and baking soda into a mixing bowl.
  2. Add in the sugars and mix well.
  3. Lightly beat up the eggs and add in the oil, vanilla followed by the mashed bananas.  Mix well.
  4. Pour the egg mixture into the flour mixture, add in the choc-chips and raisins.
  5. Mix till just combined and batter is thick and chunky.
  6. Spoon batter into the paper lined muffin pan.
  7. Bake in preheated oven @ 180deg.C on the middle shelf of the oven for about 20 to 25 mins.
  8. Test with skewer inserted in the centre till it comes out clean.
  9. Place on a wire rack to cool for 5 mins. before removing the muffins from the pan.
  10. Serve warm or at room temperature. 
  11. Makes 12 muffins.

Comments

  1. wow looks yummy...

    http://cookingbachelors.blogspot.com/

    ReplyDelete
  2. this is great for tea..and especially now I am so hungry...no lunch :(

    great muffins...I am a fan of bananas...:) I can imagine how great this muffins are :) mmmmm stomach rumbling now!

    ReplyDelete
  3. Beautiful muffins. I wish I can have one now with a cup of hot milk. I'm sure it will make me smile in this cold weather :D

    ReplyDelete
  4. Hmm..mm... lovely little muffins! Hope you're enjoying your day, Cheah.
    Cheers, Kristy

    ReplyDelete
  5. Lol! I am like that too sometimes...I like to procastinate until the last minute I got lazy and leave the task for another day!

    ReplyDelete
  6. Banana is my favorite..I would love to have this too!

    ReplyDelete
  7. love raisin and banana muffins and with choc chips too! :)

    ReplyDelete
  8. i also have a bunch of ripe bananas yesterday and i was thinking maybe i'll make something from these..but they cant wait for me..they just got ripe so fast and its skin turning black. Hey, the muffins look soft..great for afternoon tea!

    ReplyDelete
  9. I have been looking for a banana muffin recipe and this is just perfect!

    ReplyDelete
  10. Muffins are my lazy go to as well. I might just chuck a muffin tray in the oven when I get back from my holiday. nice and easy

    ReplyDelete
  11. Jan and j3ss kitch3n
    Thanks!

    Elin
    Ha, ha, you on diet??

    MaryMoh
    Bbrrr .... it's cold in your part of the globe!

    Kristy
    Thanks and you enjoy your weekend too!

    Jeannie
    I do have moods whether to bake or not, sometimes!

    Anncoo
    Thank you!

    Jen
    Find it a good combo!

    lena
    Maybe the skin can be black, perhaps the inside can still be used!

    3 hungry tummies
    Would love to see muffin posts in your blog!

    Penny
    Yup, same with me! Easy does it!

    ReplyDelete
  12. Wish to grab one of those right now, looks so soft and moist :)

    ReplyDelete
  13. I have bananas ready for this recipe. They are perfectly over-ripe, they will make terrific muffins.

    ReplyDelete
  14. Ananda
    Thank you!

    Angie
    Yup, great for tea!

    Mother Rimmy
    Yes, over-ripe ones are perfect for baking!

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Thanks for dropping by. Please click on 'Anonymous' if you do not have a blog but do leave your name after the comment because I would like to know who you are.



Popular posts from this blog

Yoghurt Fruitcake

T is the festive season again and the all-time favourite for X'mas is undoubtedly the ubiquitous fruit cake.  This Yoghurt Fruitcake caught my eye when I was browsing through a Food and Travel magazine.  As I've never baked a fruit cake with yoghurt before, I was very eager to try. 

Herbal Jelly ~ Gui Ling Gao

H erbal Jelly ~ Gui Ling Ga o literally translated means 'Tortoise Jelly' is one of my family's favourite desserts.  It's much more economical to prepare this at home for you'll need to fork out between Rm 9 to Rm 11 for a bowl of this cooling dessert in any of those herbal tea outlets.  This soothing jelly, served chilled, is supposed to be able to help reduce our body heat, helps to get rid of toxins and is believed to be good for the skin thus culminating a healthier complexion.

Double Boiled Herbal Chicken Soup

Double boiling is slow cooking ........ means to put a soup pot or any covered ceramic or steel pot inside a bigger pot, immerse in boiling water, and let the soup cook at a lower temperature.  Hence the soup is cooked from heat generated from the boiling water and not from direct heat source. Double boiling lets the soup ingredients slowly release their nutrients into the soup, thus making it tasty and wholesome.  It's a long cooking process, roughly averaging 2 to 4 hours.  The tip is not to open the cover to check on the soup as it'll bring down the temperature and affect the cooking process.  The plus point is there's little evaporation and the soup will not boil over.  The only thing is to monitor that there's enough water in the bigger pot and not let it run dry.  Of course, nowadays, the slow cooker is another alternative to double boiling, saves the hassle of checking the water level.