Whole Wheat Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins and Zak! Designs Giveaway
I have many cooks in my kitchen, and I can attest that too many cooks in the kitchen can spoil the fun…sometimes! However, I also realize how important it is to give kids the chance to be involved, so I try to accommodate the request whenever I can.
A few weekends ago, my girl wanted to make muffins—and I wanted to try out the gorgeous colorful bowls I am giving away this week. So we tackled a recipe modification, some cooking instructions (really, supervision and answering questions on my part), and trying out these Zak! Designs Confetti Mixing Bowls.
My kiddos gobbled up these muffins —and I have to say, they were really delicious! We swapped out white flour for whole wheat, and added the chocolate chips. You could certainly leave out the chips, or use nuts or dried fruit instead.
Whole Wheat Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins
You will need:
1 cup butter, softened
- 2 cups sugar
- 7 large ripe bananas, mashed**
- 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract
- 4 eggs, slightly beaten
- 3 cups whole wheat flour
- ½ teaspoon salt
- 2 teaspoons baking soda
- 1 cup chocolate chips
Makes 2 ½ to 3 dozen regular sized muffins.
- Cream the butter and sugar. Blend in the bananas, vanilla, and eggs.
- Whisk together the dry ingredients.
- Add to the banana mixture and mix until just combined. Add the chocolate chips. Use a ¼ cup measure to portion the batter for each muffin. Pour into muffin tins lined with muffin papers.
- Bake at 350 F. Check after 15 minutes (may take up to 18 minutes). Muffins are done when a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.
As you can see, my girl used Zak! Designs Confetti Mixing Bowls (set of four) for this recipe, and they were perfect. She was able to use a bowl for each step of the recipe, which kept her organized.
About the Confetti Mixing Bowls:
These bowls are made with recycled melamine showcasing a retro look, inspired by the 50’s. These bowls can be used for mixing batter, serving salads, or even just holding your favorite popcorn. The Confetti Bowls are dishwasher safe, stain resistant (I don’t think you could see a stain anyway!), BPA-free, and lead safe. Not to be placed in the microwave!
Thanks to the generous folks at Zak! Designs, I am giving away one set of Confetti Mixing Bowls to one lucky winner!
Mandatory Entry: Do your kids like to bake? Tell me what they enjoy baking (or eating!) in the comments below.
Second Entry: Join the Fearless Feeding Community or sign up for our newsletter, The Fearless Feeding Times. If you are already part of our community, share this giveaway on Facebook or Twitter. Tell me you did so in the comments below.
Third Entry: Like Zak! Designs on Facebook. Tell me you did so below in the comments.
Maryann is also hosting a Zak! Designs giveaway on her site, but a different product– head over there to enter! Remember, we will be giving away lots of items as we approach the Fearless Feeding book release, so stay tuned for more awesome products!
This giveaway will close on Tuesday, February 5th at midnight. You must be 18 years old to enter, and a resident of the United States. Winners will be selected using www.random.org and announced on the Just the Right Byte and Fearless Feeding Facebook pages.
Disclosure: This giveaway product was given to me by Zak! Designs.