This simple banana nut muffin recipe is quick and easy to make, but so good! They make great on the go breakfasts or as a decadent mid-day snack. Of course, I like to eat mine with a hot cup of coffee.
Banana Nut Muffins are one of my favorite types of muffins!
The bananas add such a sweet and rich taste and the walnuts add the perfect texture.
They key moist and decadent banana nut muffins is using really ripe bananas!
If your bananas are under-ripe, you’ll end up with a flat-tasting muffin.
If you are in a hurry to make your muffins, you can ripen fresh bananas quickly by tossing them in a paper bag for a day or.
The bananas release a gas that speeds up the ripening process, so you can enjoy tasty your muffins sooner!
This particular banana nut muffin recipe is simple and pretty easy.
We’ll even show you step by step how to make your own.
Ingredients Needed for Banana Nut Muffins
This banana nut muffin recipe will make 12 ese muffins will take about 10 minutes to prep and 20 minutes to bake.
- 3 Very ripe bananas, mashed
- ¼ cup unsalted butter, melted
- ¼ cup whole milk
- 1 large egg
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- ½ cup of brown sugar
- ½ cup of white sugar
- 2 cups of all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 cups of walnuts, chopped + extra to top muffins before baking, if desired
How to Make Banana Nut Muffins
Start by preheating the oven to 350°F.
Grab the really ripe bananas and mash well win a large bowl.
Lightly grease a muffin pan and set aside.
In a large bowl, mix together the mashed bananas, melted butter and milk.
Beat in the egg and vanilla, and then beat in the sugars.
Add in the rest of the dry ingredients and fold in until it’s just mixed.
If you are using walnuts, you can add them in now and fold gently.
Now that your banana nut muffin mix is ready, you can fill up your muffin pans.
With this recipe, we suggest filling up your muffin cups about 4/5 of the way full, as they will rise some.
Top with additional walnuts and place in the often to bake for 20 minutes, or until a toothpick put in the center of the muffin comes out clean.
Remove the muffins from the oven and let cool for 5-10 minutes before serving.
Tips for Storing Banana Nut Muffins
You can store your banana nut muffins in an airtight container for 3 days at room temperature or in the fridge.
If you want to freeze your muffins, wrap muffins individually in tin foil, or place several muffins in a large zip lock bag.
They should keep for 3 months in the freezer.
To reheat the muffins, wrap in heavy foil and heat in the oven at 300 degrees.
Bake smaller muffins for 12-15 minutes and larger muffins for 15-18 minutes.