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Blue Ribbon Double Chocolate Banana Muffins

These muffins won me blue ribbons at both the county fair and the state fair.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 medium bananas mashed
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray muffin pan with non-stick spray or put muffin liners in each cup.
  • Add the butter and sugars to a mixing bowl and mix until well combined.
  • Beat in the egg, vanilla, banana, and sour cream.
  • Stir in the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt.
  • Fill each muffin cup two-thirds full. Sprinkle the tops with chocolate chips and gently press them into the batter.
  • Bake for 20-25 mins, until risen, firm to the touch and a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean. 
  • Let cool completely before serving.