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3 Award-Winning Quick Bread Recipes from LDS Living Readers


Second Place Winner: Healthy Double Chocolate Banana Muffins

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Darcy Doxey; Bradenton, Florida


- 3 large bananas
- 1/3 cup sugar
- 1 large egg
- 1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce
- 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
- 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 cup semi-sweet mini chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 375° F. Mash the bananas in a large bowl. Stir in egg, sugar, and applesauce. Sift flour, cocoa, salt, baking powder, and baking soda into wet ingredients. Lightly mix to combine, but do not over mix. Fold in chocolate chips. Divide batter between 12 muffin cups or greased muffin tins and fill to just below the top. Bake for 15–20 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Serves 12.