Homemade muffins are a beloved weekly treat for us, they are perfect to pack for the kid’s snack/lunch for school, and also for snacking during the day, or even dessert.

I usually make muffins with white all-purpose flour, but why not make then delicious, and also nutritious?

Enter these yummy 100% whole wheat chocolate banana muffins! These heavenly delights combine the goodness of whole wheat with the rich decadence of chocolate and the natural sweetness of ripe bananas.  The kids LOVE them!

100% Whole Wheat Chocolate Banana Muffins Recipe

In this blog post, I will walk you through a mouthwatering recipe that will have your taste buds dancing with delight.

Why Choose Whole Wheat?

Whole wheat flour is made from the entire wheat kernel, which includes the bran, germ, and endosperm. This means it retains more of the wheat’s natural nutrients compared to refined white flour. It’s a good source of dietary fiber, vitamins (like B vitamins), minerals (such as magnesium, iron, and zinc), and antioxidants.

The fiber and nutrients in whole wheat flour have been associated with a reduced risk of heart disease. They can help lower cholesterol levels and improve overall heart health.

100% Whole Grain Chocolate Banana Muffins Recipe

100% Whole Grain Chocolate Banana Muffins Recipe

Yield: 12 muffins
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Mouthwatering 100% Whole Grain Chocolate Banana Muffins that will have your taste buds dancing with delight.


  • 1 ½ cups 100% whole grain flour
  • ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • ½ cup avocado oil
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 ripe bananas, mashed
  • ¾ semisweet chocolate chips


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a muffin tin with paper liners or grease it well.
  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the dry ingredients: flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, sugar, and salt.
  2. In another bowl, mix together the wet ingredients: oil, milk, egg, and vanilla extract. Stir until well combined. Fold in the mashed bananas and chocolate chips.
  3. Gradually add the wet mixture to the dry ingredients, stirring gently until just combined. Be careful not to overmix; a few lumps are okay‘
  4. Fill each muffin cup about 3/4 full with the batter.
  1. Bake in the preheated oven for 20- 25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean with a few moist crumbs attached.
  2. Remove the muffins from the oven and let them cool in the muffin tin for a few minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.

Enjoy Your Wholesome Delight!

These 100% whole wheat chocolate banana muffins are not only a treat for your taste buds but also a gift to your health. The whole wheat flour provides essential fiber and nutrients, while the ripe bananas add natural sweetness and potassium. Plus, who can resist the indulgent burst of dark chocolate in every bite?

After they cool down, I store them in an airtight container in the fridge, and they last me up to 4 days. Whether you enjoy these muffins  as an afternoon snack, or as a guilt-free dessert, they are sure to become a family favourite.

Why wait? Whip up a batch of these heavenly delights and savour the perfect blend of health and happiness in every bite!

Enjoy XO