BANANA COCONUT CHOCOLATE CHIP MUFFINS
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 very ripe bananas, mashed (3/4 cup)
1 stick (1/2 cup) unsalted butter, melted
1/2 cup sugar
1 large egg
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
½ cup chocolate chips
3/4 cup sweetened flaked coconut
Special equipment: a muffin tin with 8 (1/2-cup) muffin cups; paper liners
Put oven rack in middle position and preheat oven to 375°F. Line muffin cups with liners.
Whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt in a bowl. Whisk together bananas, butter, sugar, egg, vanilla, and 1/2 cup coconut in a large bowl until combined well, then fold in flour mixture until flour is just moistened.
Divide batter among lined muffin cups and sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup coconut. Bake until muffins are puffed and golden, about 20-25 minutes. Transfer muffins to a rack and cool slightly.
coffee. They’re just sweet enough with the chocolate chips but the banana and
coconut make them feel like a somewhat healthier choice. If you want to try
another great recipe with bananas, I would highly recommend this Banana Bread recipe. Or, if you’re feeling ambitious, try this Banana Chocolate Chip Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting. It is probably my favorite dessert ever!