Banana and chocolate chip muffins


Dry ingredients

200g (1 ½ cups) spelt flour

1 tsp baking powder

3 tbsp coconut sugar

½ tsp vanilla powder

50g (1/4 cup) dark sugar

Chocolate chips (dairy free)

Wet ingredients:

3 heaped tbsp coconut oil

3 ripe bananas, peeled

80 ml (1/3 cup)

Unsweetened almond vegan milk

1.Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°f/ gas 4. Line a muffin tin with paper muffin cases. a large bowl, mix together all the dry ingredients apart from the chocolate chips

3.Melt the coconut oil in a small saucepan over a low heat. Mash the bananas with a fork and mix together with the melted coconut oil and almond milk. Tip into the bowl of dry ingredients and stir in the chocolate chips.

4.Spoon the mixture evenly into eight muffin cases and bake in a hot oven for 25-30 minutes until a knife inserted comes out clean. Allow to cool in the tin for 5 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

Tip.. if your bananas aren’t quite ripe, place them in a brown paper bag with an apple or pear for a few hours. Apparently it helps them to ripen quicker.