Tuesday, June 15, 2010

as easy as abc

A few weeks ago I posted a recipe for a banana chocolate chip cake and mentioned some abc (apple banana chocolate chip) muffins which are a favourite when we have a few ripe bananas lurking in the fruit bowl. Anika and I have just whizzed up a batch (see photo of 4yearold expert hand whizzer!) so here at Phil's request is the recipe:

Turn the oven on to 200degC
Mash 2-3 large ripe bananas (to make 1 cup)
Add 1/2 cup brown sugar, 1 egg, 1/2 cup milk, 1/4 cup oil, 1/4 tsp salt, 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips and whizz together in a bowl.
Now peel and grate 1 large Granny Smith Apple and add to the mixture (make sure not to grate 4-year old knuckles).
Finally add 2 cups of self raising flour (or 2 cups plain flour + 2 heaped tsp baking powder) and fold in gently.
Spoon into greased muffin pan (makes 12 large muffins) and bake for approximately 15 minutes.

Lick bowl while waiting for them to bake.
Eat warm with a cup of rooibos tea, sitting on the floor playing Silly Sentences.

p.s. today's best silly sentences 'The shy man runs under a happy leaf.' and 'The brave mouse swims over a scared crocodile.' :-)


  1. Oooh!! Thank you for posting the recipe! xx

  2. You're welcome Phil - I hope you enjoy them as much as we do! ..might whip up a batch this afternoon, there are some sad looking bananas staring at me over this computer screen just begging to be mashed x

  3. Oh. Yum.
    I so have to try these: they combine so many favourite things! And drunk with Rooibos? Deal sealed.