Chocolate-Banana Muffins, How to make Gluten-Free Chocolate Banana Muffins

Glutton Free Baking, Chocolate Banana cup cake, Almond Meal, Healthy Baking

These Chocolate Banana Muffins are Gluten Free, Grain Free, and Dairy Free. And if you want to go up a notch and make them sugar-free, then just replace sugar with maple syrup or honey and you will get yourself some delicious, moist, chocolaty, guilt-free treats.

These muffins can be your breakfast treat as well. Deliciously soft and moist chocolate muffins that are full of banana flavor, and covered with chocolate chips!

Gluten-Free is the new buzz word, yeah? I see and hear gluten-free everywhere I go – Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest..everywhere. And of course a big topic of conversation among my health freak friends too.

And, as always, I’m averse to change and it would take a lot of coaxing to make me try something new. And even if I would try something that lies out of my comfort zone, 8 times out of 10, I end up not liking it.Chocolate-Banana Muffins, Gluten Free Muffins, Paleo, Grain free, Dairy Free

But but, I gave in to the almond meal or almond flour. Mainly because I actually like almonds and I had no problems of trying to bake with it. First I made a banana bread with the almond meal and even though it was not as fluffy as I would have preferred, it tasted great nevertheless and that served as my husband’s breakfast bread for a week.

Now that I was hooked, I wanted to bake more with almond meal and I carried on to chocolate banana muffins. The muffins were DELICIOUS. My 4-year-old liked them too and that made me happy. The best part is that these yummy Chocolate-Banana Muffins can be your go-to breakfast muffins if you are in a rush and don’t have time for breakfast. They taste great with black coffee and don’t forget, they are – Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free and Paleo.Glutton Free Baking, Chocolate Banana cup cake, Almond Meal, Healthy Baking

These Chocolate-Banana muffins are so easy to make as well. The bananas that I used were very ripe and very sweet, so I added less sugar. You can adjust sugar as per your taste.

  • 2 overripe bananas finely mashed
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup olive oil or coconut oil (I used olive oil)
  • 2 cups almond flour
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 3 TBSP coconut flour or rice flour (I used coconut flour)
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips. I used Ghirardelli brand
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt


  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • In a large bowl, mash the bananas, add the sugar and stir.
  • Add in the eggs and oil and stir until well combined.
  • Add the almond flour, coconut flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt and stir just until combined and then stir in the chocolate chips.
  • Spoon the batter into the muffin liners and bake for like 18 to 20 minutes

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