This is what it currently looks like outside…..
It seems we always have some brown banana’s on the counter. So when I was trying to think of something to make I decided banana’s must be included! I also figured it would be a nice break from all the pumpkin treats I have baked up lately (don’t despair, recipes to come)!
I made muffins because honestly every time I bake banana bread the middle never cooks. I mean really I can not get it to cook! It gets burnt on the edges, but is still batter in the middle…….frustrating! Does anyone else have this problem? Maybe it’s the elevation, we live at almost 9500 feet.
Really muffins are cuter anyway, and they are great, on the go snacks. Around here though you can not make a treat or snack without at least a little chocolate. So I added some and then I thought what goes better with bananas and chocolate than…. peanut butter, so I added that to!
Oh, ya and then there is that teaspoon of nutella you add to each muffin. Trust me this makes for one amazing bite! Seriously, people eyes will widen with pleasure. I know from experience.
You can either make a swirl with the nutella using a toothpick or knife or you can push it down towards the middle of your muffin for a nice surprise in the middle! Or you can do a mixture of the two!
The bananas make the muffins so moist. They also bump up the nutritional factor of the muffins. The bananas along with the peanut butter and whole wheat flour makes these muffins a much healthier treat.
Right after these photos were taken the boys walked in from snowboarding…..Yes, you read that correct. There are currently three mountains now open, with the rest all scheduled to open with the next two weeks!
Anyway, it is a good thing I got these photos because they were gone within 10 minutes of the boys arrival. To say they loved them is an understatement!