Banana Chocolate Chip Cupcakes
 
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Makes 14 cupcakes
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Serves: 14
Ingredients
  • 1¾ c. all-purpose flour
  • 1¼ c. sugar
  • 1 tbsp.Clabber Girl Baking Powder
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ c. soft shortening (I used butter)
  • ¾ c. mashed ripe bananas (about 2 medium)
  • ⅓ c. evaporated milk
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 pkg (6 oz.) semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • Banana Frosting
  • ¼ c. margarine, softened (I used butter)
  • 2 tbsp. evaporated milk
  • 1 tsp. banana flavoring
  • 2 c. powdered sugar
  • ½ c. chocolate chips, for garnish
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Coat muffin tin with baking spray or line with cupcake papers.
  3. Place flour, sugar, Clabber Girl Baking Powder and salt in a large bowl. Sift, if necessary.
  4. Throw bananas in processor and pulse until mashed. or, do so by hand.
  5. Place mashed bananas, shortening or butter, bananas, evaporated milk, vanilla, and eggs in a bowl. Mix until well blended, about 3 minutes.
  6. Add flour mixture with banana mixture. Stir until just combined.
  7. Fold in chocolate chips.
  8. Fill muffin cups about ¾ full.
  9. Bake for 20 minutes.
  10. Remove pan from oven and cool on wire rack.
  11. Banana Frosting:
  12. Combine margarine or butter and powdered sugar in a small bowl. Beat until fluffy, about 3 minutes.
  13. Add evaporated milk and banana flavoring,
  14. Blend until frosting is creamy.
  15. Pipe swirled frosting with a Wilton 1M tip.
  16. Garnish with mini chocolate chips
Recipe by I bake he shoots at http://ibakeheshoots.com/banana-chocolate-chip-cupcakes/