Peanut butter banana muffins on white cake stand on light wooden table.

Healthy Peanut Butter Banana Muffins with Peanut Butter

These healthy peanut butter banana muffins with chocolate chips are not too sweet to enjoy for breakfast but are sweet enough to satisfy mid-morning or afternoon sugar cravings.
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate chips, muffins, peanut butter
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 23 minutes
Total Time 33 minutes
Servings 12 muffins
Author Monika Dabrowski


  • 4 heaped tablespoons peanut butter
  • 2 ripe bananas mashed
  • 1 cup wheatgerm
  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 egg
  • 3 heaped tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 1 cup milk
  • 100 g dark chocolate chips
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil


  • Preheat the oven to 400 F/ 200 C/ gas mark 6.  Line a muffin tin with 12 muffin cases.
  • Combine the flour, wheatgerm and baking powder. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl whisk together the egg, sugar and oil.  Add the peanut butter and banana and whisk together well to combine. Add the milk and stir.  Pour in the dry mixture, add the chocolate chips and stir to combine only until the dry ingredients are no longer visible (the mixture will be lumpy).  Spoon the mixture into the muffin cases and bake for 23 minutes.  Remove from the oven and place on a cooling rack.  Yields 12 muffins.