03 December 2022

Recipe: Chocolate banana muffins

May 5, 2017

Watch Alex Danson show you how to make these delicious muffins which include the new Meridian nut butter with cocoa and hazelnut.


Takes: 30 minutes | Makes 12 |


250g self raising flour

1 tsp baking powder

40g oats

100g unrefined muscovado sugar

2 medium ripe bananas, mashed

150g Meridian Cocoa hazelnut butter

2 eggs, beaten

25g melted butter

125ml milk

2tbsp sunflower seeds


  1. Pre heat the oven to 200C and line a 12 hole muffin tray with muffin cases.
  2. Combine the flour,baking powder, oats and sugar in a bowl, breaking up any lumps of sugar. In another bowl mix together the mashed bananas, nut butter, eggs butter and milk.
  3. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry and quickly combine together. Do not over mix, it’s fine to have a few lumps. Divide the mixture between the cases and top each muffin with a few sunflower seeds.
  4. Bake for 18-20 minutes until the muffins are cooked through and spring back when you gently press the top.

Cool on a wire wrack and serve just warm or keep in an airtight container and eat within 3-4 days.

Find out more about Meridian nut butters here: http://www.meridianfoods.co.uk

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