Healthy and moist banana chocolate spelt flour muffins made with greek yogurt, cacao and apple sauce. No oil in these yummy chocolate banana muffins!
Banana bread is almost always at my home. My older son is often asking when I am going to make it. Once I made it in a rush without even thinking what I am doing and I totally forgot to add oil. I realized when banana bread was already baking. I said to myself oh well, probably it will be a waste of products. I hate throwing out food and I usually don’t do it.
After baking I quickly went to check what is going on with my no oil banana bread and I was surprised nothing major happened. Even the bread didn’t stick to the pan. At this moment I realized that we don’t actually need oil in banana bread. And I already had a new recipe in my mind. After few weeks later I made these Banana Chocolate Spelt Flour Muffins.
Instead of using regular or whole wheat flour I used spelt flour. I use different kinds of flours at my home. And I love to experiment with all of them. I love to bake with spelt flour. It has more delicate fiber so it is not supposed to be mixed a lot. Just safely combine all ingredients with spatula.
The muffins came out moist and very chocolaty. They were perfect for lunch or snack. I had to bake two batches because everyone liked them.
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Banana Chocolate Spelt Flour Muffins
- 1 1/2 cups spelt flour
- 2 tsp. baking soda
- 3 Tbsp. cacao powder
- 2 eggs
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1/3 cup greek yogurt
- 1/3 cup unsweetened apple sauce
- 1 tsp. vanilla extract
- 3 overripe bananas mashed
- Preheat oven to 350 F and prepare baking muffin pan with cupcake liners. Spray each cupcake liners with oil spray ( I used Misto ).
- In a medium bowl combine spelt flour, baking soda and cacao powder. Set aside.
- In a separate bowl beat the eggs with sugar electric mixer. Add greek yogurt, apple sauce, vanilla extract and mashed bananas. Combine all ingredients well.
- Combine wet ingredients with dry ingredients using spatula.
- Fill out each cupcake liners 3/4 high.
- Bake for 25 minutes or until the toothpick inserted will come out clean.
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I’ve never tried Spelt flour baking! Must try this soon! It’s a good thing I have a few bananas that are fast going past their prime eating time.
I like baking with spelt flour. Try it and let me know if you like it:)
jacquee | i sugar coat it!
These are delightful!! I love spelt and pleased to hear that your banana bread turned out ok! Phew!
I had muffins and cakes made with spelt and I loved it!! Your recipe looks delicious!!
Thank you Ludmilla!
Jillian @ Food, Folks and Fun
These muffins look absolutely amazing! I love the combination of flavors; you can’t go wrong with banana and chocolate!
I agree banana and chocolate = great combination
This looks so delicious!! Yum …
Bethany @ athletic avocado
These muffins look delish! I wish I had one right now with a cup of coffee 🙂
Yes, they are very good!
Nicole Pharr (@pharr_away)
I bake a batch of muffins once per week. I have pinned this to my ever growing muffin board and will definitely be giving this recipe a try. They look so, so yummy! Thanks for sharing.
I love to bake muffins often too!
Those muffins look so good!! I love that chocolate drizzle! *-*
The chocolate is the best:)