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Banana & Cream Chocolate Chip Muffins Recipe

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My husband, the shameless chocoholic of the household, thought these muffins needed mini chocolate chips. Guests agreed—and they also love the surprise of cream cheese inside.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 small ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup 2% milk
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
  • FILLING:
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Nutritional Facts

307 calories: 1 each, 15g fat (9g saturated fat), 69mg cholesterol, 166mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (21g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein .

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar and baking powder. In another bowl, combine the eggs, bananas, butter, milk, sour cream and vanilla. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in chocolate chips.
  2. Fill 12 greased or paper-lined muffin cups half full. In a small bowl, beat the filling ingredients until smooth. Drop by teaspoonfuls into the center of each muffin. Top with remaining batter.
  3. Bake at 400° for 18-22 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in muffin comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack. Serve warm. Yield: 1 dozen.
Originally published as Banana & Cream Chocolate Chip Muffins in Country June/July 2010, p52


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OneCent8
Reviewed Apr. 29, 2011

"GOOD TO KNOW THAT YOU CAN FREEZE THEM "

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OneCent8
Reviewed Apr. 27, 2011

"Can you freeze them?"

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MAZZI1989
Reviewed Mar. 19, 2011

"I thought this was very good everyone gobbled them up at my brunch Honestly I would leave out the "cream center" they really didn't need it. But it was a nice "surprise" for everyone."

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jazzyginger
Reviewed Mar. 16, 2011

"Although delicious, I found this muffin to be very rich."

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