Banana Muffins - Salted Banana Cocoa Nib Muffins - Healthy and Delicious


In this video, I will teach you how to make the most delicious guilt-free (healthy) chocolate (cocoa nibs) banana muffins. I promise it is a crowd pleaser and your family and friends will have never tried anything like it! Cocoa nibs and flake salt might make an appearance!


  • 1½ c all purpose flour

  • 1½ tsp baking soda

  • ¼ tsp salt

  • ⅛ tsp nutmeg

  • ⅛ tsp cinnamon

  • 1 stick unsalted butter (1/2 c), melted

    • Use salted butter if you don’t want to sprinkle flake salt on muffin at finish.

  • 3 large ripe bananas, mashed

  • ¾ coconut sugar

  • ¼ cup whole milk

  • 1 large egg or two medium eggs

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

  • 1 c toasted cocoa nibs

  • 1 tbs flaked salt


  • Preheat oven to 350°F.

  • Whisk flours, baking soda, salt, nutmeg and cinnamon together in a large mixing bowl. Set aside.

  • Melt butter. Set aside.

  • In a separate mixing bowl, mash bananas with a fork. Mix in butter, both sugars, milk, egg and vanilla. Stir until well combined.

  • Combine wet ingredients into dry ingredients. Stir until just combined - do not over mix.

  • Fold in half the coco nibs.

  • Spoon batter evenly into 12 paper lined muffin cups.

  • Sprinkle remainder of cocoa nibs over top of muffins.

  • Bake for about 22 - 26 minutes or until muffins are golden brown and toothpick inserted into center comes out clean.

  • Sprinkle flaked salt over top each muffin.

  • Let muffins rest in pan on wire rack for 5 minutes. Remove from pan and let cool completely on rack.

  • Serve along side eggs for breakfast, enjoy with a tea or coffee as an afternoon pick me up or indulge in a guilt free midnight snack.


This recipe (measurements) originated from epicurious

Then adapted into this recipe from crafty cooking mama.