Irresistible Banana Nut Muffins



Irresistible Banana Nut Muffins

They say that some recipes are cherished secrets passed down through generations, and these Irresistible Banana Nut Muffins are no exception. Imagine the aroma of ripe bananas and toasted nuts wafting through the air as you prepare these delightful treats.

If you’re looking to start your day with a burst of flavor and a touch of nostalgia, these muffins are the perfect choice. The combination of sweet, ripe bananas and the satisfying crunch of nuts creates a symphony of taste and texture that’s hard to resist.

The secret to their irresistible nature lies not just in the careful selection of ingredients, but in the art of blending them harmoniously. Each banana is mashed to creamy perfection, releasing its natural sweetness into the batter. The nuts, whether you choose walnuts or pecans, are gently folded in, adding a delightful contrast that elevates these muffins to a whole new level.

Ingredients

  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk

Instructions

  1. Mash the ripe bananas in a bowl until smooth and creamy. Add melted butter, eggs, milk, and vanilla extract. Mix well.
  2. In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  3. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and gently fold until just combined.
  4. Stir in the chopped nuts.
  5. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C) and line a muffin tin with paper liners.
  6. Spoon the batter into the muffin cups, filling each about two-thirds full.
  7. Bake for 18-20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  8. Allow the muffins to cool for a few minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.

Prep time: 15 minutes

Yield: 12 muffins

These Irresistible Banana Nut Muffins are a delightful blend of ripe bananas and crunchy nuts, creating a symphony of flavors and textures that’s perfect for breakfast or a snack.

Nutrition information: Calories: 220 | Total Fat: 10g | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 4g

As you take your first bite, you’ll be transported back to simpler times, a moment of pure indulgence in every mouthful. These muffins are not just a recipe; they’re a reminder that the most cherished flavors are often the simplest ones. Share them with loved ones, and let the tradition continue.

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