Banana and chocolate are a nice mingling of flavors in a light and fluffy, delectable, delicious muffin. If you prefer flavors a little bit more complex and tangy, you may add a tablespoon of lemon juice.
A wonderful aspect of Marion's Smart Delights is that you can vary a recipe in several ways to suit your preferences and dietary needs. You can use heart-healthier olive oil as per below recipe or you can replace olive oil with butter. You can increase the amount of chocolate chips or replace chocolate chips with unsweetened dairy-free cocoa powder. You have complete control on making this muffin as chocolaty as you like. Of course the muffin also allows for a vegan alternatives using vegan margarine or olive oil and egg replacer or Chia seeds.
This muffin is easy to decorate for special occasions. Add a little bit of white or rose colored icing as a contrast with the chocolaty color. As a lower sugar option, add a dab of chocolate decorative sprinkles on top. Just picture yourself giving this delight to your Valentine, special friend, or making it for yourself to enjoy! Isn't this a wonderful vision?