Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins (gluten & dairy free, vegan)
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Banana and chocolate chips will always be a classic combination for muffins.
Recipe type: gluten-free baking
Serves: 12-16 muffins
  • 2 ½ cups brown rice flour
  • ½ cup tapioca starch
  • ¼ cup ­each brown & raw cane sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 ½ tsp xanthan gum (omit if you are corn-sensitive)
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ cup uncooked millet (optional)
  • 2 cups mashed ripe bananas
  • 1 cup vanilla ‘mylk’ (rice, almond, coconut, hemp, etc), near-room temp
  • ¼ cup coconut oil, melted
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 ½ cup dark chocolate chips (organic, if possible)
  1. Preheat oven to 375 F. Lightly oil muffin tins or line with paper cups.
  2. In a large bowl, combine brown rice flour, tapioca starch, sugar, xanthan gum, baking soda, baking powder & sea salt. Mix together well.
  3. Place bananas in a 4 cup measuring cup or bowl, and mash with a fork. It should measure about 2 cups. (*Tip: to prevent coconut oil from clumping, use fresh ripe bananas or if you use frozen bananas, ensure that they are at room temperature.)
  4. Mix melted coconut oil with near-room temperature 'milk', vanilla extract, and mashed bananas.
  5. Pour wet ingredients into dry ingredients bowl and mix together – take caution not to overmix. Fold in chocolate chips & uncooked millet.
  6. Spoon batter into muffin tins until about ¾ to full (for smaller muffins, or completely full for larger muffins). Bake at 375 F for about 20-25 mins.
  7. Gently take muffins out of muffin tin (may need to loosen sides with a knife) and place onto wire rack to cool.
Recipe by Naturopathic By Nature at