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Gluten Free Banana Muffins With Choc Chips

During the school holidays, I find most of us have kids that are always looking for food. I'm not sure if it's because they genuinely are hungrier, or they're just bored but my kids are certainly no exception to this - they're always looking for something yummy! This gluten free banana muffin recipe is quick and easy to make with only a few ingredients - my style of recipe!

If your kids can have dairy, feel free to use normal cows milk and choc chips, and if they can have egg, use the egg as well. If your kids can't have dairy and egg, this recipe ticks all the boxes and you can whip them up in a few minutes. Without egg, the muffins rise just as well and taste the same, they're just a bit lumpier looking on top. See my picture below with the egg free muffins on the left :-)

I made these muffins in my Thermomix and mashed the banana in my Thermomix, but if you don't have one just mash the banana by hand and mix it with the other wet ingredients. Then mix the dry ingredients in a bowl and make a well in the centre and pour in the wet ingredients. Stir until combined - that's it!

Gluten Free Banana Muffins - Happy Tummies

Gluten Free Muffin Recipe

Gluten free, wheat free, dairy free, soy free, nut free, egg free

Makes approx. 18 large muffins


2½ cups (300g) Orgran Gluten Free Self Raising Flour
¾ cup (125g) coconut sugar or rapadura sugar (or sweetener of choice)
1 tsp cinnamon
150g dairy free choc bits (I used a pack of Sweet William Baking Choc Chips but
these are not soy free - use Enjoy Life Mini Chips or Plamil Choc Chips for soy free)
3 bananas - approx 500g unpeeled, 300g peeled
1 cup (250mls) dairy free milk (I used Pure Harvest Organic Coco Quench Coconut Milk)
1 tbsp olive oil
2 eggs (or chia eggs - 2 tbsps white chia seeds soaked in 6 tbsps water)


  • Pre-heat oven to 180° C
  • Line a muffin tray with baking cups (I use If You Care Large Baking Cups)
  • If using chia egg, place chia seeds and water in a small jug to sit and soak while you prepare the rest
  • Peel bananas and place in Thermomix, mash on speed 4 for 5 secs, scrape down
  • Add other ingredients expect the choc chips and mix on speed 4 for 10 secs
  • Add choc chips and gently mix in with a spatula
  • Place mixture evenly into muffin pans - I use an old ice cream scoop to get even muffins
  • Bake for approximately 25 minutes until lightly browned
  • Leave to cool in the tray for 5 minutes and move to a wire rack to finish cooling off

Recipe From - Copyright 2017 Happy Tummies


Enjoy! Lisa x

PS. These will also be great in school lunch boxes!