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Chocolate Banana Muffins

Ingredients

1 cup (250 mL) whole barley flour
1 cup (250 mL) all-purpose flour
¼ cup (50 mL) brown sugar
¼ cup (50 mL) unsweetened cocoa powder
2 tsp (10 mL) baking powder
1 tsp (5 mL) baking soda
¼ tsp (1 mL) salt
¼ tsp (1 mL) cinnamon
¼ tsp (1 mL) nutmeg
2 eggs
½ cup (125 mL) milk
3 tbsp (45 mL) canola oil
2 medium ripe bananas, mashed (1 cup (250 mL))
1/3 cup (75 mL) maple syrup
1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla

In a large bowl, combine flours, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg. In a medium bowl, lightly beat eggs. Stir in milk, oil, mashed banana, maple syrup and vanilla and pour into flour mixture. Stir until just combined. Spoon into lightly greased or paper-lined muffin cups. Bake in 400⁰F (200⁰C) oven for 20 minutes or until the centre springs back when lightly touched.

Makes 12 muffins.

Nutritional Information (per muffin):

Calories: 180
Protein: 3 g
Carbohydrate: 32 g
Fibre: 3 g
Sugars: 13 g
Fat: 6 g
Saturated Fat: 1 g
Trans Fat: 0 g
Cholesterol: 33 mg
Sodium: 233 mg
Potassium: 160 mg