Easy Banana Muffins

Easy Banana Muffins

Easy Banana Muffins that take no time at all to prepare... and taste absolutely delicious! These are such a classic favourite...
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Course: Snacks
Cuisine: Muffins
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 12 serves
Calories: 201kcal

Equipment

  • Microwave or Thermomix
  • Oven

Ingredients

  • 2 bananas large ripe
  • 80 g butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 125 g milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 250 g self-raising flour
  • 100 g caster sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 tbs raw sugar optional, to sprinkle

Instructions

Conventional Method

  • Preheat oven to 190 degrees (180 if using fan-forced).
  • Line a 12 hole muffin tray with muffin liners.
  • Place bananas into a bowl and mash well. Set aside.
  • Melt the butter in a microwave-safe bowl for 30-60 seconds or until melted. Allow to cool slightly.
  • Add the vanilla extract, honey and milk and whisk together until well combined.
  • Add the eggs one at a time and whisk between each addition.
  • Add the mashed bananas and beat for a further 20 seconds or until well combined.
  • Sift the self-raising flour, caster sugar, baking powder, bi-carb soda, cinnamon and salt into a bowl and stir together with a wooden spoon. Make a well in the centre of the dry ingredients.
  • Pour the liquid into the prepared well and mix gently (do not over-mix).
  • Divide mixture evenly between the muffin cases.
  • Sprinkle with the raw sugar (optional).
  • Cook for 15 minutes or until they spring back when lightly touched in the middle.
  • Allow to cool in the tray for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

Thermomix Method

  • Preheat oven to 190 degrees (180 if using fan-forced).
  • Line a 12 hole muffin tray with muffin liners.
  • Place bananas into the TM bowl. Mash on Speed 8 for 10 seconds. Pour into a bowl and set aside.
  • Place the butter into the TM bowl (don't worry about cleaning it) and melt on 100 degrees, 60 seconds, Speed 3. Scrape down the sides and melt for a further 30 seconds, 100 degrees, Speed 3 (if needed). Allow to cool slightly.
  • Add the vanilla extract, honey and milk and mix together on Speed 6 for 20 seconds.With the blades spinning on Speed 3, add the eggs one at a time through the MC hole.
  • Add the mashed bananas and mix for a further 20 seconds or until well combined.
  • Add the self-raising flour, caster sugar, baking powder, bi-carb soda, cinnamon and salt and mix for 5 seconds on Speed 4 (use the spatula to help mix).
  • Divide mixture evenly between the muffin cases. Sprinkle with raw sugar (optional). Cook for 15 minutes or until they spring back when lightly touched in the middle.
  • Allow to cool in the tray for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

Nutrition

Calories: 201kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 43mg | Sodium: 116mg | Potassium: 157mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 235IU | Vitamin C: 1.7mg | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 0.4mg