The best banana nut muffins are moist, not too sweet, and full of chopped walnuts and raisins. I love that they are also easy to make with just a few ingredients. This recipe is versatile; you can easily substitute other dried fruits or nuts for the raisins and walnuts if you like. These muffins are perfect for breakfast on the go or as an afternoon snack
Banana Nut Muffins Recipe with ripe bananas, nuts, sugar, eggs, and flour. If time and waistline allowed, I could wake up to these Banana Nut Muffins every morning.
If time and waistline allowed, I could wake up every morning to the smell of fresh muffins baking in the oven, especially these Banana Nut Muffins!
This quick and easy muffin recipe is based on our favorite banana bread, with a cup of chopped nuts and a dash of coffee.
Why coffee? One tip I learned from the guru of all things dessert is that modern optical ingredients like banana, coffee, and chocolate go well together. A dash of coffee brightens up the banana-flavored muffins.
If you want to go full tropical, swap out the nuts for chocolate chips!
Banana Nut Muffin Recipe
Banana oat Muffins
Banana oat Muffins not too sweet and full of chopped walnuts and raisins.
2 to 3 ripe bananas, mashed well (about 1 1/4 cups mashed)
1/3 cup melted butter (salted or unsalted)
3/4 cup sugar
1 large egg, beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon strong coffee or espresso, or instant coffee grounds mixed with 1 teaspoon water (optional)
1 teaspoon baking soda
a pinch of salt
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
Muffins are best eaten the day they’re made. If you have leftovers, store them in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 days. Once cooled, freeze muffins in a resealable freezer bag or container for up to 3 months. To thaw and reheat, microwave for 15-20 seconds on high power.
1 Preheat oven, prepare muffin pan: Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a muffin pan with paper liners.
2 Combine the wet ingredients and sugar. Mash the bananas thoroughly in a large bowl. Add melted butter to bananas. Mix in sugar, eggs, coffee, and vanilla extract.
3 Combine the dry ingredients: Whisk together the flour, baking soda, and salt. mixed it all 4 Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients, adding nuts: Add flour mixture to banana mixture, one-third at a time, mixing until just incorporated.
Fold in chopped walnuts or pecans.Banana oat Muffins
Fill 5 muffin cups, and bake. Spoon mixture into prepared muffin tins and lightly bake. Bake at 350°F for 20-25 minutes.
Check readiness by pressing down on the top of the muffin. If it bounces back, it’s over. You can also test by inserting a skewer or other tester into the center of the muffin.