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Banana Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Muffins

Deliciously moist banana oatmeal chocolate chip muffin with a crumbly streusel topping.
Course Muffin
Author Marisa

Ingredients

  • CRUMB TOPPING MIX
  • 1/3 cup flaked rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup golden brown sugar
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • MUFFINS
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup ground oat flakes
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 3/4 cup semi-sweet mini chocolate chips
  • 3 ripe bananas peeled and mashed

Instructions

  1. Streusel Crumb Topping
  2. Place all ingredients for the streusel topping in a small bowl. Use your hands to work the dry ingredients with the butter till they resemble crumb like morsels.
  3. Chill till ready to use.
  4. Muffins
  5. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  6. In a medium size bowl, whisk together the all purpose flour, ground oats, baking powder and the baking soda and set aside.
  7. Grease a 12 cup muffin pan or line with paper muffin cups.
  8. In a large bowl, cream together the butter, sugar and the vanilla.
  9. Mix in the egg until combined.
  10. Mix in 1/4 cup of sour cream and half the flour mixture.
  11. Repeat with the remaining sour cream and then the remaining flour.
  12. Fold in the mini chocolate chips and the mashed bananas.
  13. Divide the batter equally among the 12 muffin cups. ( I used an ice cream scoop)
  14. Top each muffin with a heaping tablespoon of the prepared crumb mixture.
  15. Bake for 25 minutes to 30 minutes, or just until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.
  16. If you are not using the paper liners be sure to let the muffins cool for about10 minutes before releasing them from the pan.