Thursday, May 28, 2009

Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chip Roasted Banana Muffins



Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chip Roasted Banana Muffins
adapted from Aggie's Kitchen

Roasted Bananas
6 large ripe bananas, sliced into halves
3 TBL cold butter, cut into pieces
2 TBL brown sugar

Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Place sliced bananas into a baking dish. Place butter evenly over bananas and sprinkle brown sugar on top. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until golden and bubbly. Remove and let cool for 10 minutes. Dice or mash for recipe.
-Picky Palate




6 ripe and roasted bananas (how to above)
4 large eggs
1 ½ C unbleached all-purpose flour
1 ½ C whole wheat flour
1 1/4 C granulated sugar
2 tsp. baking soda
2 tsp. ground cinnamon
2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
1 C peanut butter
2 C mini chocolate chips

For topping
2 Tbsp. turbinado sugar
1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Spray muffin pans.
In a medium mixing bowl, mash the bananas or dice them. Add the eggs, sugar and vanilla and stir well to combine. Add the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, and stir to mix. Add chocolate chips and peanut butter, and stir to combine. Scoop the batter into the prepared pans, and set aside.
In a small bowl, stir together the topping ingredients. Sprinkle the mixture evenly over the batter in the pan.
Bake for 35-40 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Let cool in pans for 5 minutes, transfer to wire rack.

enjoy,

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13 Lovely Comments:

Desmone007 said...

Rachelle, these look really good! I love the combination of flavors, and your photos are amazing!

Barbara Bakes said...

That's a beautiful muffin! It's sort of like bananas foster meets banana muffin.

m.a. said...

oh my gosh those look tasty. I may have to try them this week. :-)

PheMom said...

These look so ridiculously good to me right now! I can't wait to try them!

HODGEPODGESPV said...

well that went thru my eye and onto my stomach! i love reading recipes.

HODGEPODGESPV said...

could you post a recipe that is really health for everyone (including those of us with family member who are over weight and/or diabetic?

and people who grain weight reading (giggle)

Rachelle @ "Mommy? I'm Hungry!" said...

Wow! Thanks for the comment luv! What a nice surprise to end the night with! (ok my night is far from over, I'm trying to write up this other post & edit photos before my deadline! )

=)

The Food Librarian said...

These look fantastic! I've never roasted bananas...what a great idea!

Sara @ Our Best Bites said...

I really need something with bananas now- this is the 4th blog post in my reader that involves some sort of baked banana yumminess! These look awesome, I love roasted bananas.

Aggie said...

Wow!! This looks fantastic! What a gorgeous muffin! Good stuff...thanks for the link love! :)

Elle said...

Oh my gosh, these look fabulous! I'd love one right now with a big glass of milk.

Helene said...

This is the 1st time I see a recipe with roasted bananas. Must had a great sweet flavor to your muffins.

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