Nutella-Stuffed Double Chocolate Banana Muffins

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Indulge in the perfect harmony of flavors with our Nutella-Stuffed Double Chocolate Banana Muffins recipe. These moist and rich muffins offer the best of both worlds – the sweetness of ripe bananas, the indulgence of Nutella, and the intense cocoa goodness of double chocolate. Whether you’re craving a delightful breakfast treat or a sumptuous snack, these muffins are sure to satisfy your taste buds and elevate your baking game.

Nutella-stuffed double chocolate banana muffins are a delightful fusion of flavors and textures that have gained popularity in recent years. This recipe combines the rich and creamy Nutella hazelnut spread with the moistness of banana bread and the decadence of double chocolate muffins. While the exact origins of this recipe are not well-documented, it reflects the creative and experimental nature of modern baking.

The idea of stuffing muffins or cupcakes with a sweet filling has been around for quite some time, with various fillings like cream cheese, fruit preserves, and chocolate chips. Nutella, a beloved hazelnut cocoa spread, has become a favorite choice for filling due to its irresistible taste and creamy texture. When combined with ripe bananas and double chocolate, it creates a muffin that’s perfect for breakfast, snacking, or indulging in a dessert.

Nutella-Stuffed Double Chocolate Banana Muffins

Nutella-Stuffed Double Chocolate Banana Muffins bring together the heavenly combination of ripe bananas, Nutella, and rich chocolate. Each bite is an experience of pure decadence, offering a balance of flavors and textures that will leave you craving more. Perfectly moist and brimming with chocolatey goodness, these muffins are a delightful treat for any occasion.

Tools and Equipment

Prep Time 15 mins Cook Time 20 mins Total Time 35 mins Difficulty: Intermediate Servings: 12 Calories: 273.75 Best Season: Suitable throughout the year

Ingredients

Step-by-Step Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a muffin tin with paper liners.

  2. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.

  3. In a separate smaller bowl, mash the ripe bananas using a fork.

  4. Add the sugar, egg, vegetable oil, vanilla extract, and milk to the mashed bananas, and whisk until well combined.

  5. Gradually add the wet mixture to the dry ingredients, stirring until just combined.

  6. Fold in the chocolate chips, ensuring they are evenly distributed throughout the batter.

  7. Using an ice cream scoop or spoon, fill each muffin liner halfway with the batter.

  8. Place a teaspoon of Nutella in the center of each muffin cup.

  9. Top the Nutella with more batter, covering the Nutella completely.

  10. Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean.

  11. Allow the muffins to cool in the tin for a few minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 12


Amount Per Serving
Calories 273.75kcal
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11.54g18%
Saturated Fat 3.39g17%
Cholesterol 17.59mg6%
Sodium 218.55mg10%
Potassium 259.55mg8%
Total Carbohydrate 41.58g14%
Dietary Fiber 2.5g10%
Sugars 24.24g
Protein 3.87g8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. Please note that the nutritional values provided are approximate and may vary depending on the specific ingredients and portion sizes used. It's always best to double-check with your specific ingredients and measurements for accurate nutritional information.

Note

Tips and Variations:
  • Consider adding chopped nuts (such as walnuts or pecans) for added crunch and flavor.
  • Experiment with different chocolate chips, such as white chocolate or butterscotch.
  • Serve warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for an indulgent dessert.
Serving Suggestions:
  • Enjoy these Nutella-Stuffed Double Chocolate Banana Muffins as a breakfast treat, snack, or dessert. They pair perfectly with a cup of coffee, tea, or a glass of cold milk.
Allergen Information:
  • Nutella: Nutella contains hazelnuts and dairy, so be cautious if there are allergies to these ingredients. Consider using a hazelnut chocolate spread alternative if needed.

  • Eggs: The muffin batter typically contains eggs. If you need an egg-free version, you can explore egg substitutes like flax eggs or applesauce.

  • Chocolate Chips: Check the ingredient label of your chocolate chips for potential allergens like dairy or soy, depending on your dietary restrictions.

Wine or Drink Pairing:
  • Coffee: Nutella-stuffed double chocolate banana muffins are a natural companion for a cup of coffee. The bitterness of the coffee complements the sweetness of the muffin.

  • Milk: A glass of cold milk, whether dairy or plant-based, pairs wonderfully with the rich chocolatey flavors of these muffins.

Storage and Leftovers:
  • Airtight Container: Store any leftover muffins in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2-3 days. If you want to keep them longer, consider refrigerating them.

  • Reheating: If your muffins have been refrigerated or you want to enjoy them warm, simply microwave them for a few seconds or warm them in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) for about 5-10 minutes.

Keywords: Nutella, Double Chocolate, Banana Muffins, Dessert, Snack, Baking.

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