chocolate, banana and coconut muffins
- 2½ cups (375g) self-raising (self-rising) flour
- ½ cup (40g) desiccated coconut
- 1 cup (175g) light brown sugar
- ¼ cup (25g) cocoa powder
- 2 eggs, lightly beaten
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- ½ cup (125ml) coconut milk
- ½ cup (125ml) vegetable oil
- 2 cups (520g) mashed banana (about 6 bananas)
- 200g dark chocolate, chopped
- icing (confectioner’s) sugar, for dusting
- Preheat oven to 180°C (350°F). Line 12 x ½-cup-capacity (125ml) muffin tins with paper cases. Place the flour, coconut, sugar and cocoa in a large bowl and mix to combine. Add the egg, vanilla, coconut milk, oil, banana and chocolate and, using a butter knife, mix until just combined.
- Spoon the mixture into the tins and bake for 25 minutes or until cooked when tested with a skewer. Allow to cool in the tins for 2 minutes before transferring onto wire racks to cool completely. Dust with icing sugar to serve. Makes 12
These muffins are amazing. Great way to use up a lot of over ripe bananas. Have made several times now, always moist and always a hit. Have made with cows milk instead of coconut milk when had none on hand and still worked well.