Recipe: Banana breakfast muffins

These tasty banana muffins are a perfect treat for breakfast on the weekends. By making your own you can ensure that these moreish muffins are healthy and additive free.

Banana muffins - makes 10

Ingredients for banana muffins

  • 250g self-raising flour
  • 125ml milk
  • 75g melted butter
  • 115g caster sugar
  • 2 large, ripe bananas
  • 2 medium eggs
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • pinch of salt

Instructions for making banana muffins

  1. Preheat the oven to 190C
  2. Mash the bananas
  3. Sift the flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg together in a large bowl, add caster sugar and stir through
  4. Beat together the eggs, vanilla extract, melted butter and milk in a second bowl. Add the mashed banana and stir
  5. Make a well in the centre of the dry ingredients and add the egg mixture, stirring until it is a lumpy paste
  6. Set paper cases into the moulds of a muffin tray and spoon in the mixture until almost full
  7. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes
  8. Allow muffins to cool for 10 minutes before serving

Tips for making banana muffins

These banana muffin are delicious served with:

  • Sliced banana
  • Yoghurt
  • Walnuts
  • Runny honey

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