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Gluten Free Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins - a delicious banana muffin, super kid-friendly with no gluten or refined sugar! | tastythin.com
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Gluten Free Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Gluten Free Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins - super simple to make and naturally sweetened, these muffins are gluten free and seriously addictive!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12
Calories: 179kcal


  • 3 ripe bananas
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/3 cup melted coconut oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/2 cups gluten free all purpose baking flour or regular flour (see note)
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips (dark or semi-sweet)


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Prepare a 12 cup muffin pan with cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl, mash bananas.  Add applesauce, oil, and egg.  Stir until slightly lumpy.
  • In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, and cinnamon.
  • Fold dry ingredients into wet ingredients until combined.  Stir in chocolate chips.
  • Fill muffins cups 2/3 full and bake for 20 minutes.


Suggestion: Replace chocolate chips with other add-ins such as walnuts, raisins, frozen blueberries, etc.
White flour, whole wheat flour, or a combination can be substituted for the gluten free blend.


Calories: 179kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 105mg | Potassium: 199mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 40IU | Vitamin C: 2.6mg | Calcium: 52mg | Iron: 0.8mg