Banana Nut Muffins

Banana Nut Muffins

A tasty way to use up over-ripe bananas and so easy to make.

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword Banana Nut Muffins
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6


  • 1/4 cup Butter Softened
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 cup Banana Mashed
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1 cup All-purpose Flour
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 cup Walnuts Chopped


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray muffin cups with cooking spray or use paper liners.

  2. With an electric mixer, cream butter and sugar.  Beat in egg, mashed banana, and vanilla.

  3. In a separate bowl, combine flour, salt, baking powder, and baking soda. Mix well, then add to the wet ingredients until blended. Add chopped walnuts.

  4. Fill muffin cups about 2/3 full with batter. Bake for 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center of muffin top comes out clean.

  5. Remove muffins to a wire rack to cool.

Recipe Notes

Do not over-mix the batter or the muffins will be tough.

Use the same recipe if you prefer mini-muffins, but adjust the cooking time as necessary.


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