Banana Bread Muffins

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These banana bread muffins are the best! They’re soft, moist, and packed with banana flavor and mini chocolate chips in every bite. If you love banana bread, you’ll adore these muffins!


  • Super Moist: These muffins are fluffy and tender with the perfect banana flavor.
  • Easy Recipe: They’re simple to make and perfect for quick breakfasts or a delicious snack!
  • Chocolate Chips: Every bite is filled with melty chocolate chips.

Banana Bread Muffins

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Resting Time 1 hour
Course Breakfast, Dessert


  • ½ cup unsalted butter 1 stick, melted
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup sour cream at room temperature
  • ¼ cup whole milk at room temperature
  • 2 eggs at room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup very ripe bananas mashed (about 2 large bananas)
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour spooned and leveled
  • 2 ½ teaspoons baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • ½ cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips for sprinkling on top


  • **Mix Wet Ingredients:** In a large bowl, whisk together the melted butter, sugar, sour cream, milk, eggs, and vanilla.
  • **Add Bananas:** Mix in the mashed bananas until well combined.
  • **Combine Dry Ingredients:** In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Add the dry ingredients to the banana mixture and stir until just combined.
  • **Fold in Chocolate Chips:** Gently fold in the 1 cup of mini chocolate chips.
  • **Rest the Batter:** Cover the batter with plastic wrap and let it rest at room temperature for 1 hour.
  • **Preheat Oven:** Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • **Prepare Muffin Pans:** Line 2 muffin pans with 14 liners, spacing the liners out so each pan has 7 cups lined.
  • **Fill Muffin Cups:** After an hour, scoop the batter into the muffin cups, filling each to the top. Sprinkle the remaining ½ cup of mini chocolate chips on top.
  • **Bake:** Bake for 22-24 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean.
  • **Cool:** Let the muffins cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then transfer them to a wire rack to finish cooling.

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