Chocolate and Bananas muffins!
I don’t know how to bake, and has no energy for all those whisking and rolling. But the last few days, I have been in a baking frenzy after discovering a baking recipe that takes up less than 30 minutes from start to mouth!!! And look at the ingredients! Magic numbers of 2 and 125 that my foggy brain can immediately register! Bananas (high Mg and potassium), chocolates (makes us happy: D). I just feel that I have to share this with others. The joy of doing some baking ... could mean alot to us!
2 big and ripe bananas
125 ml vegetable oil *
125 g (4 oz) wholemeal flour**
125 g (4 oz) white flour
125 g (4 oz) caster sugar
125 g (4 oz) baking chocolate chips***
3 teaspoon baking powder
- Heat up oven to 180C.
- Measure out the dry ingredients, and give them a quick stir to mix well.
- Roughly chop the bananas and the chocolates (separately)
- Beat eggs. Add in the oil to the eggs. Mix well. Add bananas.
- Pour in the wet ingredients (eggs mix) to the dry ingredients. Mix quickly, just enough to “wet” the flour. Mixture may be lumpy, but it is ok.
- Pour into greased muffin tins or muffin cases.
- Put in the middle shelve of oven at 180C. Bake for 12-15 minutes.
(Makes 8 large muffins or 12 cupcake sized muffins)
Is it fool proof? Yes. The only time I get funny tasting muffin is when my friend followed the recipe we saw in the magazine accurately and put in 3 tablespoons of baking powder! The foggy me did not see the 3 tablespoons, and happily used 3 tsp correctly! Finally there is some “benefit” of being foggy.
* If you want it to be less oily, use 75 ml oil, and top it up with double cream. I have also tried using 100ml oil, 25 ml milk.
** If you want something more healthy, use 150mg wholemeal floor and 100 mg plain flour, but add another small pinch of baking powder.
*** Chocolate chips are easy to use. If it is too pricy for you, use a usual bar of milk or dark chocolate, and chop with roughly with food processor or get someone to cut it a little with a knife. Just leave it at room temperature before you do, so that it is softer!
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