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Banana Muffins with walnuts, classic banana bread, overripe banana recipe

Banana Muffins

  • Author: Amber
  • Prep Time: 7
  • Cook Time: 20
  • Total Time: 27 minutes
  • Yield: 1 dozen 1x


Banana Muffins is a classic recipe to utilize those overripe bananas with basic baking ingredients and chopped walnuts sprinkled on top baked just right for a breakfast or snack the whole family is going to love.


  • 3 overripe bananas
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/3 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts (optional)


  1. Smash 3 overripe bananas in a medium sized mixing bowl. You can use a potato masher or just a fork.
  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  3. Add egg, melted butter, flour, sugar, baking soda, salt and vanilla extract. Whisk until batter is thoroughly mixed.
  4. Line a muffin pan with cupcake wrappers or spray with nonstick oil/butter.
  5. Fill each wrapper 3/4 full of batter.
  6. Top each muffin with a few chopped walnuts. (optional)
  7. Bake for 20-24 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  8. Serve warm.
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Oven

Keywords: muffin, banana