Chocolate Spinach Muffins

Hidden Greens Chocolate Muffins

Prep: 10 Min | Cook: 20 Min

Enjoy these rich chocolatey muffins with added fiber and nutrition from hidden spinach!



1 cup Whole Wheat Flour
1/2 cup Dutch-process Cocoa Powder
1 tsp Baking Soda
1 tsp Baking Powder
1/2 tsp Salt

3 Large Ripe Bananas, Mashed
3/4 cup Light Brown Sugar
6 Tbsp  Unsalted Butter, Melted
1 Large Egg
1 tsp Vanilla Extract
2 cups (packed) Baby Spinach Leaves, Finely Chopped
1/2 cup Mini Chocolate Chips


  1. Heat oven to 350˚F.
  2. Combine flour, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Mix bananas, sugar, butter, egg, and vanilla. Stir flour mixture into banana mixture. Stir in spinach and chocolate chips.
  3. Spoon batter into 14 standard muffin cups sprayed with nonstick spray. Bake 18 to 20 minutes, or until toothpick inserted into center comes out cleanly.
  4. Allow to cool for 5 minutes. Remove muffins from pan to wire rack to cool completely.

Nutrition Facts

Servings: 14

Amount per Serving

Calories: 197

Total Fat: 8 g

Cholesterol: 28 mg

Sodium: 224 mg

Total Carbohydrate: 30 g

- Dietary Fiber: 3 g

- Sugars: 15 g

Protein: 3 g

Vitamin A: 14%

Vitamin C: 8%

Iron: 5%

Copper: 6%

Manganese: 6%

These percentages represent the suggested daily healthy adult dose for vitamins and minerals.