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    Chocolate Chip Banana Challah French Toast Muffins

    Chocolate Chip Banana Challah French Toast Muffins made with deliciously healthy ingredientsChocolate Chip Banana Challah French Toast Muffins

    These muffins, oh my gosh. Melt-in-your-mouth Chocolate Chip Banana Challah French Toast Muffins. So delicious, so satisfying and way too easy to make.

    You may remember my French Toast Muffins and also my Challah French Toast Sticks, two of the most popular recipes on the blog. I am pretty sure it’s because they are too easy to make, it’s unreal.

    This recipe is combing these two gems, plus adding some sliced bananas and dark chocolate chips to make them even better.

    I’ve been noticing lately that many bloggers name their recipes “dairy free _______” or “gluten free & vegan _____” to help entice people who either prefer recipes for a certain diet type or have allergies to make their recipes. From time to time I do that as well if I think it fits the title, but I also think it’s beginning to be irrelevant to the recipe at times. Basically every recipe on here is dairy free, some gluten free and some vegan, and if they aren’t it is quite easy to substitute any of my ingredients to make them satisfy your needs. The one dietary title I want to dabble in is paleo. I love paleo food when I eat it (especially desserts) so I definitely want to learn about it since I think those recipes are harder to substitute things for.

    So what I am getting at is, I easily could’ve named these muffins “Dairy Free, Gluten Free friendly Chocolate Chip Banana Challah French Toast Muffins”, but that is a serious mouthful and not important. What’s important is that these muffins are easy to make and filled with chocolate, duh.

    What usually entices me to look at a recipe on another blog are the number ingredients or how long it takes to make it. Such as Easy 5-ingredient Salmon Meatballs or 3-ingredient Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter. The most intimidating part of a recipe can be the number of ingredients (if there are more than 10, you’ve lost me) or how long it will take us to make something.

    I guess my point here is, if you don’t see a specific dietary description in my recipe, don’t look the other way. Chances are, you can easily adapt any recipe to fit your needs.

    To make these dreamy Chocolate Chip Banana Challah French Toast Muffins you will need:

    Whole wheat challah rolls

    Almond milk

    Eggs

    Egg whites

    Vanilla extract

    Cinnamon

    Banana

    Dark chocolate chips

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    Chocolate Chip Banana Challah French Toast Muffins

    Prep Time 10 mins
    Cook Time 25 mins
    Total Time 35 mins
    Yields 10-12 muffins

    Ingredients

    • 3 whole wheat challah rolls diced (or any bread you wish, around 6-8 slices)
    • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
    • 2 eggs
    • 1/3 cup of liquid egg whites
    • Splash of vanilla extract
    • Sprinkle of cinnamon
    • 1 large banana sliced
    • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips

    Directions

    1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees and place liners in your muffin tray
    2. In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together almond milk, eggs, egg whites, vanilla extract and cinnamon
    3. Fold in diced bread (make sure bread is evenly coated with mixture)
    4. Fold in sliced bananas and dark chocolate chips to bowl
    5. Using a spoon, pour the mixture into each muffin tin and fill to top
    6. Bake in oven for about 25 minutes

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    xx, Rach

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  • Reply Kellen January 29, 2016 at 11:54 am

    My mouth is literally watering. I can’t wait to make these this weekend!

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  • Reply Melissa @ Mango About Town January 29, 2016 at 12:28 pm

    Anything with challah <3
    I think you've inspired me to make some this weekend just so I can make these muffins.

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  • Reply rachel @ athletic avocado January 29, 2016 at 1:48 pm

    chocolate chip banana anything is the BEST! These look so good!

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  • Reply Susie @ SuzLyfe January 29, 2016 at 2:47 pm

    When i hear Challah or Brioche, I know that it is going to be good. Then you go and add chocolate chip and banana.
    Dead.

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  • Reply Christina January 30, 2016 at 7:43 am

    You are a deliciously evil genius. I can’t wait to try these! Gorgeous my friend <3

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    • Reply Rachel February 1, 2016 at 8:18 pm

      Haha! Thank you so much chica! They are too easy to make too, such a yummy on the go snack! xx

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  • Reply Ashley @ Fit Mitten Kitchen February 1, 2016 at 11:51 am

    I feel you on the naming recipes ordeal, the struggle is real! Thanks for being so open about it<3

    And these muffins, oh em gee!

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    • Reply Rachel February 1, 2016 at 8:15 pm

      I am so happy someone else can relate!! it is SUCH a pain! Less is more you know?! xx

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  • Reply Leah Goldglantz February 4, 2016 at 1:18 pm

    I made these for my husband and he absolutely loved them!! I’m going to make them again for our families this weekend 🙂

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  • Reply Erin October 11, 2016 at 11:17 am

    Hi! I LOVE your blog and all your recipes! So Yum! I was wondering if you had to use the liquid egg whites, or if you could just substitute for 1-2 more eggs? I don’t normally use liquid egg whites, so I don’t have any but I totally want to try these now!

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    • Reply Rachel October 11, 2016 at 11:25 am

      Try 2-3 egg whites from eggs! You can easily separate them. I don’t recommend more full eggs!

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