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Banana Bread muffins on a blue napkin.

Easy Banana Bread Muffins

Course Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
These delicious and flavorful Banana Bread Muffins are perfect for breakfast or for an afternoon snack. 
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12 muffins


  • Muffin Pan


  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3 medium to large very ripe bananas
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter melted and cooled
  • 3/4 cup packed light or dark brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans optional


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Prepare a muffin pan with 12 muffin liners.
  • In a large bowl, mash bananas until only small chunks remain. Add in melted (and cooled) butter and brown sugar and stir until well combined. Stir in beaten eggs and vanilla and stir until combined.
  • In a separate bowl combine flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt, stir to combine.
  • Combine wet and dry mixture until just combined. Do not over-mix. If desired, add in optional nuts and stir to combine.
  • Divide batter between 12 muffin cups.
  • Place in oven and immediately reduce the oven temperature to 350 degrees F. Bake for approximately 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean, and tops are turning golden brown.
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool for five minutes. Remove muffins from pan and serve.
  • To save remaining muffins, wrap tightly with plastic wrap and store in the refrigerator.



Feel free to add in one cup of chocolate chips or chopped nuts. You could even add in blueberries! 


Calories: 214kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 47mg | Sodium: 121mg | Potassium: 171mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 295IU | Vitamin C: 2.6mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 1mg
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