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Banana Nut Muffins

Easy Banana Nut Muffins

This is a no-fail recipe for easy and healthy Banana Nut Muffins. The banana muffins come out perfect: soft and dense, filled with banana flavor and nutty goodness and they are perfect as breakfast, snack or dessert.
Categories Baking, Bread, Breakfast, Dessert, No Refined Flour, No Refined Sugar, Non-Dairy, Sweet Treat
Difficulty Easy
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 12 muffins
Calories 178 kcal
Author Lacey Baier

Ingredients

  • 5 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups spelt flour (can also use whole wheat pastry flour)
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp sea salt
  • 1 cup raw walnuts, chopped
  • 1/2 tbsp coconut oil, for greasing muffin pan

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and grease muffin tin with coconut oil. 

  2. In a medium mixing bowl, mash the bananas using a fork or potato masher. Add the egg and vanilla and stir to combine. Set aside.

  3. In a separate mixing bowl, combine the spelt flour, cinnamon, baking soda, and sea salt. Mix well.
  4. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and stir to combine. Do not over mix.

  5. Fold in the walnuts.  

  6. Pour the mix into the prepared muffin pan, approximately 2/3 of the way full.

  7. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean and tops are golden brown.

  8. Allow to cool on a cooling rack.

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Nutrition Facts
Easy Banana Nut Muffins
Amount Per Serving (1 muffin)
Calories 178 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Cholesterol 13mg4%
Sodium 135mg6%
Potassium 224mg6%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 50IU1%
Vitamin C 4.4mg5%
Calcium 15mg2%
Iron 1.2mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.