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banana bread muffins on a white plate
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5 from 3 votes

The Best Banana Bread Muffins

These are the best banana bread muffins ever. Extra moist, extra large, and extra flavor. 
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Resting Time 5 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 369kcal


  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 3 bananas ripe, mashed
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla flavoring
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup unsalted butter

For Healthier Banana Muffins

  • 1 1/2 cup coconut or oat flour in place of all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup applesauce in place of butter


  • Heat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • In a medium mixing bowl combine the flour, sugars, and baking powder. Mix the dry ingredients well and set aside.
  • In a small mixing bowl, combine bananas, egg, butter, and vanilla flavoring. Mix together well. 
  • Using a wooden spoon, gently fold the wet ingredients into the flour mixture. Carefully combine until a dough is created. 
  • Use an ice-cream scooper to scoop the muffin mixture into a large muffin tin. Filling each opening about 1/2 to 1/3 of the way full.
  • Bake for 25 minutes. Remove from the oven and allow to cool for a few minutes before serving. 


  1. For smaller muffin tins,  adjust the baking time to 12 minutes.
  2. Substitute oat flour or coconut flour for all-purpose flour.
  3. If not using butter, substitute 1/4 cup of applesauce.


Calories: 369kcal | Carbohydrates: 63g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 54mg | Sodium: 17mg | Potassium: 435mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 32g | Vitamin A: 395IU | Vitamin C: 5.1mg | Calcium: 95mg | Iron: 1.9mg
**Nutrition facts are based on my best estimation for this recipe. They may not be accurate depending on what brands you use or modifications you might make to the recipe. For most accurate calculations, I recommend using a nutrition calculator with the exact brands and measurements you use with the recipe.
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