When we got back from a trip recently, I came home to some overripe bananas. These were a little riper than I like, but I really try not to waste food, so it was time to make my sweet banana muffins.
I have made many quick banana muffins through the years, and this recipe for Sweet Banana Muffins is my favorite. I tend to rework recipes until they are to my liking because life is too short to eat sub-par food. These are topped with a lovely crunchy brown sugar topping.
Bananas can be frozen when they are overripe and used later. They are perfect to be used for smoothies, bread and muffins. I used to just throw them out, but now I freeze them once they get a little spotty.
The muffins come together quite easily,
Within minutes you will have a nice muffin for breakfast or a snack.
These are sweet and simple and that brown sugar topping is everything!
For more easy muffin recipes, be sure to check out these:
- All Bran Muffins – My favorite bran muffins for a delicious breakfast treat with fiber.
- Easy Pineapple Muffins – These beautiful sunny citrus muffins are a perfect way to start the day.
- Sweet Banana Muffins– Perfect banana muffins with a light cinnamon crunch topping.
- Crumb Top Carrot Muffins – A family favorite and a great way to incorporate carrots.
- Double Chocolate Chip Muffins – This is the best double chocolate chip muffin recipe!
- Lemon Bakery-style Muffins – Our reader’s favorite muffin recipe – it’s been pinned thousands of times.
Did you go on any weekend trips this summer? Where did you go?
Banana Muffins Recipe
- 2 bananas
- 1 egg
- 2 cups flour
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1/4 cup brown sugar
- 1/4 cup melted butter
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1. Preheat oven to 375. Coat muffin tin with butter or non-stick spray.
2. Mix dry ingredients for muffins together in a mixing bowl.
3. In a separate bowl, mash the banana and add the egg. Combine until blended.
4. Mix topping together in a small bowl.
5. Top muffins with topping (recipe below)
6, Bake 23-25 minutes. A toothpick should come out clean.
Muffin Crumb Topping Recipe
1/4 cup brown sugar
2 teaspoons flour
2 tablespoons butter, cut
Mix together topping and put a spoonful in each muffin, over batter.
If you love bananas, try my Favorite Baked Banana pudding for a delicious dessert idea!
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