Bake These Easy 3 Ingredient Healthy Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins!
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Here’s an easy recipe if you have ripe bananas lying around!
When my kids were young, I often made quick muffins using pancake mix with various add-ins as a shortcut. When I spotted this 3 ingredient idea recently on Facebook using just Kodiak protein pancake mix, bananas, and eggs, I had to test it immediately!
I did add a few mini chocolate chips to the top which are recommended but optional. Technically this is 4 ingredients, but is so quick and easy to make.
What else makes these healthy banana chocolate chip muffins special?
I love the idea that these could be considered a little healthier due to the added protein in the pancake mix. They are Weight Watchers friendly and I believe around 1 point each. I don’t specifically follow that program but enjoy trying the recipe ideas.
The result is a hearty and tasty muffin that has a great chocolate and banana taste. It’s not overly sweet, so if you are after a sweeter type of muffin, consider adding maybe a 1/4 cup of granulated sugar or sweetener of choice.
3 Ingredient Protein Pancake Muffins
yield: 12 SERVINGS
prep time: 10 MINUTES
cook time: 15 MINUTES
total time: 25 MINUTES
Chocolate banana muffins made with just a few easy pantry ingredients.
Extra Tips for making these banana chocolate chip muffins:
- When you have over-ripe bananas don’t toss them. Instead, remove the peel and store them in a storage bag in the freezer. Then when you want to make this recipe or other, you’ll already have a ripe banana on hand!
- You can experiment with other variations of this idea and consider using Greek yogurt in place of the banana. For instance, I’d like to try the blueberry pancake mix and add lemon and fresh blueberries to it to make muffins. I did notice there are muffin recipes on the back of the boxes for inspiration as well.
I love these easy 3-ingredient banana muffins!
Easy baking hacks are my favorite and it takes very little time and effort to whip up these chocolate muffins! My kids had these after school and were super impressed with the chocolate flavor and soft texture. I warmed one up with my coffee the next day and it was delicious.
Have you ever made muffins from pancake mix? Let us know in the comments!