Glazed Double Chocolate Banana Muffins

 

serves:  12 – size: 1 muffin – calories: 160 – fat: 5g – carbs: 28g – smart points: 6 – points+:5pts

Ingredients

  • 3 1/2 ripe medium bananas, mashed
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened apple sauce
  • 1 1/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp margarine, softened
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 2 tbsp confectioners sugar (optional for the glaze)

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325F. Line a muffin tin with 12 liners.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar with an electric mixer. Add egg whites, bananas, apple sauce, vanilla, and beat at a medium speed until thick. Scrape down sides of the bowl.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt with a wire whisk.
  4. Add flour mixture to bananas, then blend at low speed until combined, don’t over mix. Fold in chocolate chips and pour batter into muffin tins.
  5. Bake on the center rack for 30 min, or until a toothpick inserted into center comes out clean.
  6. If making the glaze, combine confectioner’s sugar and 1/4 to 1/2 tsp water to make a glaze. Drizzle over each muffin.

Glazed Double Chocolate Banana Muffins

Ingredients

  • 3 1/2 ripe medium bananas, mashed
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened apple sauce
  • 1 1/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp margarine, softened
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 2 tbsp confectioners sugar (optional for the glaze)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325F. Line a muffin tin with 12 liners.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar with an electric mixer. Add egg whites, bananas, apple sauce, vanilla, and beat at a medium speed until thick. Scrape down sides of the bowl.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt with a wire whisk.
  4. Add flour mixture to bananas, then blend at low speed until combined, don’t over mix. Fold in chocolate chips and pour batter into muffin tins.
  5. Bake on the center rack for 30 min, or until a toothpick inserted into center comes out clean.
  6. If making the glaze, combine confectioner’s sugar and 1/4 to 1/2 tsp water to make a glaze. Drizzle over each muffin.
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