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Chocolate, Oat and Banana Nut Muffins

Farmersgirl Kitchen
A soft oat and banana muffin with chunks of chocolate and a crunchy coconut and nut topping.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Baking
Cuisine British
Servings 12
Calories 284 kcal


  • 130 grams plain flour
  • 1 tablespoon coconut flour or cornflour if you don't have coconut flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 40 grams old fashioned rolled oats not quick oats
  • 150 grams soft brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 100 grams coconut oil
  • 1 large egg
  • 4 tablespoon natural yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 60 grams pecan walnut or hazelnuts (or a mixture) roughly chopped
  • 50 grams dark chocolate chopped
  • 40 grams coconut flakes unsweetened


  • Preheat the oven to 180C.
  • Melt the coconut oil in the microwave (about 30 seconds) or in a bowl over a pan of water, it won't take long. Leave the coconut oil until just warm to the touch.
  • Line one muffin tin with 12 paper liners.
  • Sieve the flour, coconut flour (or cornflour), baking powder and bicarbonate of soda and salt into a large baking bowl. Add the rolled oats and sugar and stir to mix.
  • Mash two of the bananas in a bowl and dice the other
  • In a smaller bowl mash two of the bananas, mix in the eggs, yogurt and vanilla extract.
  • Mix the coconut oil into the dry ingredients until well combined, then gently add the banana and egg mixture and stir.
  • With a metal spoon gently fold in the diced banana, 40g of nuts and 40g of the chocolate.
  • Divide the mixture between the 12 paper cases and sprinkle the tops with a mixture of the remaining, chocolate, nuts and the coconut chips.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes.
  • Leave the muffins in the pan for about 10 minutes before removing to a cooling tray. Cool completely before eating...if you can wait!


Calories: 284kcalCarbohydrates: 31gProtein: 3gFat: 16gSaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 14mgSodium: 113mgPotassium: 219mgFiber: 2gSugar: 16gVitamin A: 40IUVitamin C: 1.7mgCalcium: 40mgIron: 1.5mg