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Day 320 - Banana chocolate chip muffins for Family Day

2011.02.21
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Today is Family Day in many parts of Canada. It is supposed to be a day set aside for families to spend time together.

Today Laci and I made banana chocolate chip muffins, a favourite staple baked good in our house. Mostly because they are so easy to make, and of course, because they have chocolate in them.

[edit] Ok, so I've had several requests for the recipe, and now I know the rules... food posts must have an ingredients list lol

Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

makes 24

Preheat oven to 375F (190C)
grease 2 muffin pans, or line with paper liners.

4 cups all purpose flour
1 cup white sugar
4 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 cup chocolate chips
2 large over ripe bananas
1 cup milk
2/3 cup vegetable oil
2 large eggs

In a large bowl, combine all dry ingredients, including chocolate chips. In another bowl, mash bananas and add remaining wet ingredients, mixing to combine.

Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients. Mix until just combined. Do not over mix. Spoon evenly into muffin pans, filling approximately 2/3 full.

Place in middle rack of oven and bake for 15 minutes, rotating after 10 minutes. Cool a few minutes before removing from pan. Enjoy hot, even better with a bit of butter! Any leftovers, store in an airtight container.
26 Comments
danrav laci's face says it all -fun then food! Looks like a great day! Love the last shot!
danrav · 2011-02-21: 15:34
girafferacing Oh yes, great combination - banana and chocolate! They look very tasty :-)
girafferacing · 2011-02-21: 15:39
stabeez Way to go Laci. Thay look delish!
stabeez · 2011-02-21: 15:50
borogovoi ohh..my ...these are fantastic...!!!
borogovoi · 2011-02-21: 15:53
Eiram Family day? What a great idea! And what a great way how to spend it:)
Eiram · 2011-02-21: 16:16
cariad Fabulous ideas - family day; muffins and your post. I love Laci's concentration
cariad · 2011-02-21: 16:22
joycephotography Moms little helper, great set & looks yummy.
joycephotography · 2011-02-21: 16:40
????? I was about to swich off the computer but I've seen your post... OMG! I have to try this, could you give me the recipe, please??
^_^
????? · 2011-02-21: 16:51
HoosierAtHeART What a great idea for a holiday! Those muffins look yummy!
HoosierAtHeART · 2011-02-21: 17:02
ktutardika Muffin is my all time favorite cookie.. thanks for making me Drool Mommy... :)
ktutardika · 2011-02-21: 18:35
liveandletlive Great set Marjorie! They look delicious. I think there is an unwritten rule that when you post food it needs to be accompanied by a recipe.
;o)
liveandletlive · 2011-02-21: 19:17
ilikethat Ah Family Day. We don't get that here :-(

Looks like you had a perfect family day. Nice post
ilikethat · 2011-02-21: 19:20
juliearnold93 Very nice! And yummy looking muffins!
juliearnold93 · 2011-02-21: 19:32
LisaMarieGeorge This is what i need for breakfest every morning, they look very good.. to bad you are not my neibord
LisaMarieGeorge · 2011-02-21: 19:50
Andarta Very yummy set! I really like the last picture :-)
Andarta · 2011-02-21: 21:25
honzicek very nice!
honzicek · 2011-02-21: 23:04
????? They look terrific, and so does your helper :-)
????? · 2011-02-21: 23:40
????? how much fun is that!!!!! (btw, I LOVE your white enamel bowl!!)
????? · 2011-02-22: 10:04
ArtBee What a great way to spend "Family Day" Marjorie! Your little helper looks like a real Pro at this..... That's a big recipe for a lot of muffins, you must have been expecting a lot of taste testers......haha
ArtBee · 2011-02-22: 11:12
????? Wow, what a wonderful day your country has!!! I think we need a "Family Day" in the US!! The muffins look delicious!
????? · 2011-02-22: 12:55
????? yeahhh...jummy! looks delicious... ;)
????? · 2011-02-22: 17:18
Riyaz Yummieeeeeeeee - Please send me some! lol
Riyaz · 2011-02-23: 10:57
onlyricky I've seen this yesterday, but it didn't have the recipe!
hmm
i'm hungry! :))
onlyricky · 2011-02-23: 15:51
lookagain Lots of fun and a lovely treat at the end! Yummy captures!!
lookagain · 2011-02-23: 17:03
lismel Mmmmh ! It looks delicious ! Makes me hungry !
lismel · 2011-02-25: 14:49
promise What a happy day! And thanks for letting us have a glimpse of your family and home. ^_^
promise · 2011-02-25: 22:44
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