Thursday, 11 September 2014

Banana, maple syrup and cinnamon muffins



Banana, maple syrup and cinnamon muffins recipe

Sometimes life just calls for banana muffins.  Ripe bananas are sitting in the fruit bowl and you have a spare 15 minutes to whip something up that tastes good, is easy to make, will please everyone in the family and yet you want it to still has a decent enough nutritional content to make it a guilt-free lunch box addition.   


Banana, maple syrup and cinnamon muffins photo

These Banana, Maple Syrup and Cinnamon muffins are just that - easy, delicious and a perfect lunch box treat.

Banana, maple syrup and cinnamon muffins recipe



Banana, maple syrup and cinnamon muffins


Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes + 5 minutes cooling
Yield: 12 muffins

Ingredients

  • 2 cups wholemeal self-raising flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 60 mls canola oil
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 3 bananas, mashed
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease 12 x 1/3 cup (80ml) muffin pans with melted butter or line with paper cases.


  1. Combine flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda & cinnamon in a large bowl. Stir in sugar.


  1. Combine oil, milk, maple syrup, vanilla, eggs and mashed banana in a large jug. Whisk until well combined.

Add egg mixture to dry ingredients, stir until just combined (do not over mix). 

Spoon mixture into muffin pans. Bake for 20 minutes or until cooked through when tested with a skewer. 


Cool in pans for 5 minutes, turn onto a wire rack to cool.

Are banana muffins a hit in your house too?

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Dani :)


17 comments :

  1. Oooh yummy! I love a banana muffin and am always searching for the perfect recipe. Yours looks so lovely and easy. I can't wait to try it out! http://www.thenoatbook.com/2014/09/banana-maple-syrup-and-cinnamon-muffins.html

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    1. They came together nicely but I am always looking for a perfect recipe, I find it hard to settle on just one!

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  2. Wow these muffins look and sound seriously delicious.. you can never go wrong with banana, cinnamon and maple syrup. Craving a bite!

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    1. Thanks Thalia, I certainly enjoyed my bites!

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  3. OOOH I'm a sucker for a good muffin!! Trying these they look delish!!

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    1. These muffins helped hit my need for a sweet treat at 3pm in the afternoon :)

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  4. These look delicious Danielle! Beautifully risen.
    I love using maple syrup in a recipe gives it such a beautiful flavour. Nice one. x

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    1. Thanks Kim, I did enjoy the maple syrup over honey.

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  5. These look delicious - what a winning combination of flavours.

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    1. You can't go too far wrong with these flavours, or a banana muffin in general. Thanks for visiting.

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  6. Ooh, delicious! I got here via your 'In My Kitchen' page, because I got distracted from your kitchen goodies by the promise of muffins... an excellent distraction indeed!

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  7. I've been looking for a healthy baking recipe that doesn't use expensive or hard to find ingredients for a while now, and this recipe is just perfect! I've made them 3 or 4 times now and they're great, thanks so much :)

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  8. Just made these!! So yummy! I added some walnuts yo them! They turned out great

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  9. These look yummy, I will try them - but what is the measurement "mls" of oil???

    Confused Kyle

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  10. Hi Kyle, it stands for millilitres and 60mls is equivalent to 4 tablespoons. Cheers Danielle

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  12. i love this !!!! thanks for posting it . its delicious

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