Chocolate Health Benefits – Banana Muffins with Chocolate Chips

Forget about guilt the next time when you eat a piece of chocolate. Many of us try to avoid it because we care about our weight, but you should know that this delicious treat has a lot of health benefits.

Thanks to its unique, rich, and sweet taste, it has become a popular food product that millions enjoy every day.

Here are some fun facts about chocolate:

  • it has lots of antioxidants
  • it can even lower cholesterol levels and help you have a better memory
  • it should be eaten in moderation, as it has lots of calories.

Chocolate Health Benefits

Eating chocolate may have the following benefits:

  • lowering cholesterol levels
  • preventing cognitive decline
  • reducing the risk of cardiovascular problems

Due to its health benefits and because it is the tastiest treat ever, we propose you a tasty and easy recipe.

Banana Muffins with Chocolate Chips


for 12 servings

  • ½ cup softened butter(115 g)
  • 1 cup white sugar(200 g)
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup peanut butter(240 g)
  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 2 cups all purpose flour(250 g)
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ cup dark chocolate chip(85 g)


  1. Preheat oven to 325°F (160°C). Lightly grease or add liners to a muffin tin.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar. Beat in the eggs, then stir in peanut butter, bananas, flour and baking soda until blended. Fold in chocolate chips.
  3. Pour into prepared tins.
  4. Bake for 25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Remove to a wire rack to cool.
  5. Enjoy!

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