BANANA MUFFINS

Banana Muffins are soft, buttery and delicious treat prepared using overripe bananas and few basic ingredients from your kitchen. I bet that you just cannot stop eating one. Easiest and the best muffin recipe.

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Summer is here! Summer means more outdoor activities with kids, picnic with friends, long drives, barbecues and what not. But as a parent you always love to prepare the food that your little ones love and carry it for all these events.

My kid is banana bread lover and this time I decided to prepare these muffins as these not only taste good, they are quicker to make, and easily portable too. These beauties are ready in 30 minutes, isn’t this just wonderful?

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The recipe is so easy that even kids can make the batter!!!

Because I have exclusively prepared for my little one, I have baked mini muffins. Feel free to bake the larger ones too. The only difference would be the baking time.

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How to make Banana Muffins

In a clean bowl add the dry ingredients – flour, baking soda, salt, and sugar. Mix these well and keep it aside. In another bowl mash 2 over ripe bananas, add melted butter, vanilla extract, egg and mix till blended. Add the flour mixture to the wet ingredients and mix until just combined. Scoop into muffin tins.

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Bake in preheated oven. Smaller muffins will be done between 10 to 15 minutes and larger muffins may take around 20 minutes. and you are done. Isn’t this easy???

A very important tip to get these muffins soft and moist is to not to over mix the batter.

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I just love them plain, and so does my family. You can also add any nuts if desired – say, about 1/3 cup of almonds or walnuts or pecans. You may even add chocolate chips. For additional flavor, you can also add 1 tsp of cinnamon powder.

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Some other delicious way to use overripe bananas are

What is your favorite way to use overripe bananas. Do comment below. I would love to try them out!

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Detailed recipe for Banana Muffins
Banana Muffins
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
20 mins
 

Banana Muffins are soft, buttery and delicious treat prepared using overripe bananas and few basic ingredients from your kitchen. I bet that you just cannot stop eating one. Easiest and the best muffin recipe.

Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Banana, Kids Friendly, Muffins, Overripe, Summer Food
Servings: 24
Author: Kushi
Ingredients
  • 1 cup All purpose flour
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 1 tsp Baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 cup White sugar
  • 2 Large over ripe bananas
  • 6 tbsp Butter melted
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 1 Egg
Instructions
Step I
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degree F. Coat the muffin pan with spray or use paper-liners. 

Step II
  1. In a bowl, add dry ingredients - flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, and sugar. Mix and keep aside.

  2. In another bowl, mash the bananas and add butter, vanilla extract, egg and mix well till blended.

  3. To this add the flour mixture and mix until combined. Do not over mix. 

  4. Scoop into muffin tins.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 10 to 15 minutes. If you are preparing large muffins then bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until a tooth pick inserted at the center comes out clean. 

  6. Banana Muffins are ready. Serve for breakfast or as a snack and enjoy. 

Recipe Notes
  • Do not over mix the wet and dry ingredients. From my baking experience this is the key to get soft and moist, good muffins. 
  • You can also add 1 tsp of cinnamon or 1/3 cup of chocolate chips or your choice of nuts  for additional crunch and flavor. 
  • You can even replace butter with apple sauce for low fat version or even with coconut oil if you love the flavor. 

 

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