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Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Gather Ingredients Start by collecting all necessary ingredients. You'll need ripe bananas, chocolate chips, flour, sugar, eggs, and baking essentials. Make sure your bananas are very ripe; this adds natural sweetness and moisture to the muffins.

Preheat Oven Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Preparing your oven ahead of time ensures it reaches the correct temperature by the time you're ready to bake. This step is crucial for even baking and achieving the perfect texture.

Mash Bananas Peel and mash the bananas in a large bowl until smooth. You can use a fork or potato masher. The smoother the bananas, the better they’ll blend with the batter. This step is key for incorporating banana flavor into every bite.

Mix Wet Ingredients In the same bowl as the bananas, add the eggs, sugar, and melted butter. Mix until well combined. This mixture forms the base of your muffin batter, ensuring every muffin is rich and flavorful with balanced sweetness.

Combine Dry Ingredients In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and a pinch of salt. Gradually add this dry mixture to the wet ingredients, stirring gently. This step ensures the muffins rise well and have a light, fluffy texture.

Add Chocolate Chips Fold in the chocolate chips gently. Be careful not to overmix, as this can make the muffins tough. The chocolate chips should be evenly distributed throughout the batter, providing a burst of chocolate in every bite.

Bake and Enjoy Spoon the batter into a lined muffin tin, filling each cup about two-thirds full. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Let the Choco-Banana Bliss Muffins cool slightly before enjoying their delicious flavor.