Banana Chocolate Marble Muffins

Moist banana muffins with swirls of rich chocolate throughout, a perfect breakfast on the go or snack!

Banana Chocolate Marble Muffin Recipe from bakedbyrachel.com

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I bought new sneakers. Yay! Not that it was easy to find a reasonable pair because 9/10 sneakers are glow in the dark neon. Totally not okay. But, I’ve yet to try them out for real because I wanted to make sure my feet had healed totally first. Fingers crossed these do the trick! I’m kind of having a Goldilocks moment in my head – not too roomy, not too tight, just right…

Why do we have to wait till October 3 for the start of Scandal?! Torture. Maybe I’ll get some reading in between now and then. It was clearly a time sucker so far, and for good reason. I couldn’t stop myself. It was too good not to fly through. If you’ve seen it, you know what I mean. But now we have to wait.

Have you read any good books lately? I started Dan Brown’s latest book in May and haven’t finished it because… life! Traveling = the perfect time to read. Only on one leg of my trip, the only thing reading made me too was fall asleep. I swear it wasn’t the books fault at all. It’s good. Maybe I should cut this short and go read so I can move on to a new book. So send your recommendations my way! I’m sure I’ll get to one in the next few months ha ;)

Banana Chocolate Marble Muffin Recipe from bakedbyrachel.com

I made these muffins for the Mr a few weeks back. It was a last minute request on his part that I make muffins for a ride he was going on. I really shouldn’t have stressed and tried whipping up something new but I just had that need. It was the perfect opportunity to create another new recipe. I’m always finding excuses for that.

I had bananas and chocolate, so recreating this amazing banana chocolate marble loaf seemed absolutely perfect. These aren’t your typical muffins, a little on the dense side but totally full of flavor and super moist. Plus, they puff up beautifully! Who could resist a perfectly domed muffin?

Whip up a batch of these to grab a tasty breakfast or snack on the go!

Banana Chocolate Marble Muffins

Moist banana muffins with swirls of chocolate throughout.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Muffin
Servings: 12 muffins

Ingredients

  • 3/4 C light brown sugar
  • 1/4 C unsalted butter softened
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 C all purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 6 Tbsp sour cream
  • 2 bananas mashed
  • 3 oz bittersweet chocolate

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Prepare a muffin pan with liners.
  • Cream butter and sugar together. Mix in egg and vanilla until just combined. Add dry ingredients, followed by sour cream and banana. Mix until smooth. Remove 1/2C banana batter, mixing with 3oz melted chocolate.
  • To each muffin liner, add 1 medium scoop of banana batter, 1/2 small scoop chocolate batter, 1/2 scoop medium banana batter and finally 1/2 small scoop chocolate batter. Swirl gently with a toothpick. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Cool in pan for 5 minutes, transfer to a wire rack to cool completely. Store in an airtight container.

Notes

An original recipe from Baked by Rachel

Want more breakfast recipes? Try these:
Crisp buttermilk waffles with roasted strawberries
Lemon blueberry muffins
Perfect breakfast potatoes
Brown sugar apple cinnamon bundt cake with caramel icing
Apple pie French toast casserole
Pumpkin apple muffins with snickerdoodle topping
Hash brown egg skillet
Apple coffee cake muffins

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