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Easy Banana Bread Muffins Recipe

This Easy Banana Bread Muffins Recipe has a moist texture, with bananas, cinnamon, brown sugar, and super soft crumbs. Try spreading on some butter or cream cheese. Ready in just 20 minutes!

Why I love this recipe

This recipe makes just 6 moist muffins with great banana flavor and can be frozen.

Easy Banana Bread Muffins on parchment paper.
Easy Banana Bread Muffins Recipe

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Substitutions and Additions

You can use all-purpose flour instead of bread flour.

You can use ripe or overripe bananas.

Try adding a 1/2 cup of chopped lightly toasted macadamia nuts, chopped pecans, coconut flakes, or chocolate chips.

Equipment used for this recipe

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Step 1 – Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Position the rack in the center of the oven.

Step 2 – Spray 6 spaces of a muffin pan with nonstick baking spray or line with muffin liners.

Step 3 – In a medium bowl, whisk flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon.

Step 4 – In a small microwave-safe bowl, melt the butter just until soft but not boiling. Allow to cool.

Step 5 – Pour the melted butter mixture into a large mixing bowl and whisk in the sugar, vanilla, sour cream, and eggs.

muffin batter in a bowl.

Step 6 – Stir in the mashed bananas until well combined.

bananas mixed into batter in a bowl.

Step 7 – Add the flour mixture and any additions to the wet ingredients, and stir to combine.

banana muffin batter mixed in a bowl.

Step 8 – Scrape the banana muffin batter into the prepared muffin tin, and divide evenly.

Step 9 – Bake for 15-20 minutes. Check for doneness at 15 minutes by inserting a toothpick into the center of a muffin. If there is still raw batter in the middle, keep baking, checking at 5-minute intervals, until the toothpick comes out clean.

Step 10 – Transfer the muffins to a wire rack to cool.

Easy Banana Bread Muffins on parchment paper.
Easy Banana Bread Muffins Recipe

Pro Tips

Store each loaf of banana bread tightly wrapped in plastic wrap or an airtight container for up to 3 or 4 days.

This recipe can be doubled and baked in four 3 ½ x 6 ½ inch loaf pans.

This homemade banana bread can be made using a stand mixer with a paddle attachment or a whisk attachment.

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Easy Banana Bread Muffins on parchment paper.

Easy Banana Bread Muffin Recipe

This Easy Banana Bread Muffin Recipe has a moist texture, with bananas, cinnamon, brown sugar, and super soft crumbs. Try spreading on some butter or cream cheese. Ready in just 20 minutes. This recipe makes just 6 moist muffins with great banana flavor and can be frozen.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course On the side
Cuisine American
Servings 6
Calories 227 kcal

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup bread flour
  • ¾ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • cup light brown sugar
  • 4 Tablespoons butter
  • 1 egg (at room temperature)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • cup sour cream
  • 2 small ripe bananas (mashed)

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Position the rack in the center of the oven.
  • Spray 6 spaces of a muffin pan with nonstick spray or line with paper liners.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon.
  • In a small microwave-safe bowl, melt the butter just until soft but not boiling. Allow to cool.
  • Pour the melted butter mixture into a large mixing bowl and whisk in the sugar, vanilla, sour cream, and egg.
  • Stir in the mashed bananas until well combined.
  • Add the dry ingredients mixture and any additions to the banana mixture, and stir to combine.
  • Spoon batter into the prepared muffin cups, divided evenly.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes. Check for doneness at 15 minutes by inserting a toothpick into the center of a muffin. If there is still raw batter in the middle, keep baking, checking at 5-minute intervals, until the toothpick comes out clean.
  • Transfer the muffins to a wire rack to cool.

Notes

  • You can use all-purpose flour instead of bread flour.
  • You can use ripe or overripe bananas.
  • Try adding a 1/2 cup of chopped lightly toasted macadamia nuts, chopped pecans, coconut flakes, or chocolate chips.
  • Store tightly wrapped in plastic wrap or an airtight container for up to 3 or 4 days.
  • This recipe can be doubled and baked in four 3 ½ x 6 ½ inch loaf pans.
  • This homemade banana bread can be made using a stand mixer with a paddle attachment or a whisk attachment.

Nutrition

Serving: 1Calories: 227kcalCarbohydrates: 33gProtein: 3gFat: 10gSaturated Fat: 6gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0.3gCholesterol: 50mgSodium: 317mgPotassium: 193mgFiber: 1gSugar: 17gVitamin A: 328IUVitamin C: 3mgCalcium: 56mgIron: 1mg
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Wednesday 5th of June 2024

I hope you love these muffins as much as I do!