Nov 25 2013

Banana Nut Muffins

Banana Nut Muffins

I am happy to start your week and morning off with these yummy breakfast muffins! Banana nut muffins aren’t just for breakfast though( wink). Easy to make and delicious to eat. They are a nice compliment to a cup of tea, coffee, glass of milk, morning craving, afternoon snack, midnight snack,um well you get the idea …giggle :-)


banana nut muffins

What You Need

1 1/2 Cups ripe banana (peeled and mashed well)

1/2 Cup butter (softened)

1 Cup sugar

2 Large Eggs

1 1/2 tsp. Vanilla extract

2 Cups flour

2 tsp. Baking powder

1/ tsp. salt

1/2 tsp. Baking soda

1/2 tsp. Ground cinnamon

3/4 Cup walnuts (chopped) divided

2 Mixing bowls

Electric mixer

Wire cooling rack

12 Count muffin tin

Paper liners


Before You Start- Preheat oven to 350°, line muffin pan with paper liners.

Lets Make It! In a mixing bowl combine sugar and butter, using your electric mixer beat on medium high speed until creamy. Add eggs, vanilla and bananas. Continue to mix until well combined and free of any large lumps. In the other mixing bowl combine flour, baking powder, salt, baking soda and cinnamon. Using a fork, stir to combine. Slowly add the dry mixture to the banana mixture a little at a time beating on medium speed to combine. Do not over mix. Beat until well blended. Fold in ½ cup of the walnuts. Fill prepared muffin cups about ¾ of the way full. Bake for 15 minutes, remove from the oven and sprinkle remaining walnuts on top of the muffins and return to oven and continue baking for 5-10 minutes or until they pass the then transfer to wire rack to cool.

Makes 12

Will you consider making these on the long upcoming Thanksgiving weekend. No calorie counting during the holiday, right?


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  1. KizzyDoll

    Yum!! I remember making these as a child…they smell amazing. A perfect way to go throughout the day, I love them best when they are warm :))) Have a gorgeous day doll xx

    1. Katherines Corner

      Oh sweet friend yes warm is best when you spread on the butter and it is melting all over. YUM

  2. myrecentfavoritebooks

    These look delicious!
    Thanks for sharing your recipe!
    No calories during the holiday! =)

    1. Katherines Corner

      Ahh I see we are in agreement. calories, what calories? giggle Hugs!

  3. feralturtle

    I love banana anything!!! These look delicious.

    1. Katherines Corner

      I am happy to encourage your love of banana yumminess. So nice to see your comment today. Hugs!

  4. Barb N

    I love to be able to use up old bananas (or frozen ones) making muffins, bread or cookies like these. Memories of childhood, for sure!

    1. Katherines Corner

      Hi Barb! so happy I sparked a fond memory with the recipe today xo

  5. Lulu G (@lulug1975)

    These look delicious Katherine!

    1. Katherines Corner

      Lulu, I think you will really like them. Hugs

  6. Janine Huldie

    My older daughter loves anything banana. So thank you for sharing and totally pinned to try for her now!! :)

    1. Katherines Corner

      My hubby is a banana anything fan too. I she enjoys these xo

  7. Alex J. Cavanaugh

    Leave out the nuts and it’s perfect. (I like nuts, just not in my baked goods.)
    And all Thanksgiving food has zero calories. It’s a law.

    1. Katherines Corner

      You are awesome! Have a Happy Thanksgiving my friend!

  8. Cindy van der meer

    Anything with banana seems always right! Have a watery mouth now, thank you for share this and get ready for the celebration. Hope not to early to wish you Happy Thanksgiving to you and your entire fam. Warmest hugs.

    1. Katherines Corner

      Sweet Cindy,thank you it’s never to early to send happy wishes. Sending hugs your way

  9. Petro Neagu

    I love banana and I am absolutely nuts about the nuts, hehe :) Delicious treats, I would have them anytime, because around here, in my family, calories never count :)

    Have a beautiful week, Katie.

    1. Katherines Corner

      I’m nuts about nuts too, giggle. I love to put walnuts in my breads and cakes. xox

  10. Jennie

    I think my son would love these! Thanks for sharing, I would love if you would come linkup with me today!

  11. Judy Haughton-James

    I love muffins and would certainly be happy to have some of these. I know your Thanksgiving is going to have a lot of delicious treats Katie! Have a great time with your family.

  12. Mitzi

    Banana Nut bread, muffins…cake…doesn’t matter…one of my favs! Add in walnuts or pecans & it becomes a bit of heaven. Thanks for the recipe Big hugs to you…

  13. Jamie @ Love Bakes Good Cakes

    My kiddos would love these :) Pinned – Thanks for linking up to Freedom Fridays :)

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