This is another Baked recipe – but miniaturized! Warning: muffins in the picture may appear larger than they actually are.
These look like big muffins, but in reality they were wee, wee muffins – so wee, in fact, that they got gobbled up quite quickly.
I’m a huge fan of mini-muffins and -cupcakes. They’re bite-sized and, with cupcakes, let you get frosting and cake flavors at once in perfect proportion. Besides, tiny things are cute. I should know – I’m 5 feet tall…
Anyway, here’s the recipe. Check back later this week for more blog mission-oriented posts!
Banana Espresso Chip Mini Muffins (Makes about 36 mini muffins or 12 full-size muffins)
1 1/2 c. mashed, very ripe bananas (about 4)
1/2 c. sugar
1/4 c. firmly packed light brown sugar
1/2 c. (1 stick) butter, melted
1/4 c. whole milk
1 large egg
1 1/2 c. all purpose flour
1 tsp. instant espresso powder (I use Medaglia D’Oro)
1 1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
1 c. (6 oz.) semisweet chocolate chips
1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Grease muffin pan.
2. In a medium bowl, stir together the bananas, sugars, butter, milk, and egg. In a second bowl, whisk together the flour, instant espresso powder, baking soda and salt. Make a well in the middle of the dry ingredients. Pour the wet ingredients into the well and stir just until combined. Fold in the chocolate chips.
3. Fill each cup 2/3 full (about 1 overflowing tablespoon, for mini muffin cups). Bake in the center of the oven for 10-12 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the center of the muffin comes out clean. Let the muffins cool for about 15 minutes, then pop them out of the pan and let them finish cooling. Muffins can be stored in an airtight container for up to 2 days.
The attendees of this baby shower are lucky to have you as a friend! These muffins on top of the gorgeous cake… they would have had to roll me out of there :p Blog mission oriented? Now I’m curious.
These look so good! Yum! Perfect little bites!
Yum! Definitely a tasty muffin to wake you up in the morning.
these sound like they were the perfect flavor combination, and the perfect size! I know anything “mini” for me, means I get to eat a few extra 🙂
With banana, espresso and choc chips you have a winner! Wow!!
I could have a muffin everyday! These look so delicious, I just think bite size anything is so cute and lovable. I LOVE the combination of flavors too! YUM
I love muffins – particularly mini muffins…I can eat two and not feel so guilty! these flavors are great, good job!
All good things come in small packages! That’s what my Dad always used to tell me, I’m 5 ft too! I’d like a small package of these please!!
I also am a fan of mini muffins – I enjoy eating bite-sized foods! Love the flavor combination that you used here…they sound yummy good.
So cute! Tiny just means you get to eat extra right? 😉
Small things are cute!
The melty chocolate chips look so tantalizing in the picture and espresso in a buttery muffin is making me crave a second breakfast!
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These are brilliant for using up bananas, and soooo tasty!
I made loads of different sizes, which means I can select the one I want according to how hungry I am!
Thanks for the recipe!
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