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Banana Bread Muffins Recipe

  • Author: Fadela
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 12 muffins


Recipe for banana bread muffins (for 12 large muffins)


  • 110 g (1 stick) butter - melted or softened
  • 120 g (1/2 cup) Brown sugar 
  • 1 egg - large at room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 3 bananas - ripes about 350 g
  • 220 g (1 1/2 cups) flour - all-purpose
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon ground - optional


  1. Preheat oven to 428°F / 220°C and prepare a muffin tin with paper liners.
  2. In a small bowl mash the bananas with a fork.
  3. In a large bowl, mix the melted butter and brown sugar with an electric mixer for 2 - 3 minutes.
  4. Add egg, vanilla extract, mashed bananas and mix again for 1 minute.
  5. Mix in the dry ingredients, flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon ground and salt with a flexible spatula or wooden spoon.
  6. Fill the paper cups and bake for 5 minutes, then lower the temperature to 392°F/ 200°C and bake for another 18-20 minutes.
  7. Let the muffins cool completely.


Storage: In a covered storage box for about 1 week at room temperature or up to 3 months in the freezer.

Option: Add chocolate chips or chopped walnuts to the mixture.

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Category: muffins, cake, breakfast
  • Cuisine: American

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