This chocolate Kodiak muffin recipe only requires 3 ingredients: Dark Chocolate Kodiak Power Cakes Flap Jack & Waffle mix, bananas, and eggs.
In fact, this Kodiak muffin recipe is Weight Watcher's friendly and the muffins are only about 1 point each. The high-protein chocolate muffins can be frozen for a fast high-protein breakfast or snack!
I recently started using Kodiak mixes to make high-protein chocolate banana muffins. I love the fact that these chocolate banana muffins require only three ingredients.
Kodiak Power Cake mixes are popular since the mixes use whole grains and contain a high amount of protein. The bananas help sweeten the chocolate muffins and the eggs help bind the ingredients together.
Why You Should Make This Recipe
- Requires only three ingredients. This is one of the easiest high-protein chocolate banana muffin recipes you'll make since it requires only three simple ingredients.
- Weight Watchers friendly recipe. These chocolate banana Kodiak muffins are Weight Watchers friendly. I've heard they end up being about one Weight Watchers point each.
- Great for meal prep. What I love about this muffin recipe is they make an easy meal prep breakfast. Not only are they easy to make, you can keep the muffins in the refrigerator or make them ahead and freeze them.
This easy Chocolate Banana Kodiak Muffin recipe requires only 3 ingredients. You can make this recipe quickly with just a few ingredients:
- Kodiak Power Cakes Mix in Dark Chocolate
- Chocolate chips (optional)
- Kodiak Power Cakes Mix in Dark Chocolate. Most large grocery stores sell Kodiak Power Cake mixes in several flavors. I love using the dark chocolate flavor for this recipe to create an indulgent chocolate banana muffin that is high in protein.
- Bananas. This chocolate muffin recipe does include bananas. The bananas help sweeten the muffins. The riper the banana, the sweeter the flavor. This is a great recipe to use up old bananas. It doesn't have an overpowering banana flavor though.
- Eggs. The eggs help bind the ingredients together and add some additional protein.
- Chocolate chips (optional). You can sprinkle a few chocolate chips on top of the muffins before baking. Mini-chocolate chips would be a perfect addition.
The Kodiak chocolate banana muffins are so easy to make. You'll first preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Next, you'll lightly spray a cupcake pan with cooking spray or use muffin liners.
In a medium size bowl, mix together the bananas, eggs, and dark chocolate Kodiak cakes mix. Blend together until the batter is generally smooth. There may be a few small clumps of banana throughout the batter. The batter should be pourable.
Using a ¼ measuring cup, scoop the batter into each muffin liner. Add a few chocolate chips, if desired. Bake the Kodiak chocolate banana muffins for 15 minutes. Let the muffins cool.
Chocolate Banana Kodiak Muffins
- 1 Mixing bowl
- 1 muffin pan (12 cup)
- 1 cup Kodiak Protein-Packed Dark Chocolate Power Cakes Pancake and Waffle Mix
- 3 ripe bananas
- 3 eggs
- Preheat the oven to 350 °F. Lightly coat a 12-cup muffin pan with cooking spray or line each cup with muffin liners.
- In a medium sized bowl, mix together the Kodiak cake mix, bananas, and eggs. Combine until the batter becomes pourable and there are no large banana pieces.
- Pour the batter into each muffin cup. Fill each muffin cup until ¾ of the way full. There should be enough batter to fill about 12 muffin cups. Add a few chocolate chips on top before baking, if desired.
- Bake the muffins for 15 minutes. Let the muffins cool slightly before serving.
My Honest Review
I plan to make these high-protein chocolate banana muffins often. They are so simple to make and are on the healthier scale. Here is my personal pros and cons list:
- These muffins are so simple to make since they require only three ingredients.
- I love the fact that is a healthy chocolate banana muffin recipe since the Kodiak Cakes mix is high in protein and uses whole grains.
- Makes an easy breakfast or snack.
- Only about 1 Weight Watcher's point (or so I've heard - I've never done Weight Watchers so let me know if the points come out differently for you!)
- Kodiak Power Cake mixes are a little pricey if you are trying to be extra frugal. You can make several batches of muffins with one box though.
- I didn't like the texture of the muffins after a day or two. I kept them in a sealed plastic bag in the refrigerator and the muffins felt wet and sticky after a day or two.
How to Serve
You can eat these Kodiak muffins alone or with another dish. Here are some ideas:
- Fresh fruit
- Handful of nuts (like almonds, cashews, or pecans)
- Regular yogurt or Greek yogurt
- Traditional breakfast foods (like bacon, eggs, and hash browns)
How to Store
To store: Store in an airtight container on the counter for up to two days. Alternatively, store in an airtight counter in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.
To freeze: Make sure the muffins are completely cool before putting them into a gallon sized freezer bag. Store in the freezer for up to 3 months. When ready to use, let the muffins thaw in the refrigerator or place in the microwave for 30-45 seconds, or until heated through.