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Banana Nut Muffins

Soft, fluffy and moist banana nut muffins are packed with sweetened ripe bananas, decadent buttery brown sugar, and topped with a caramelized walnut topping. This easy, no mixer required recipe, comes together in minutes and bakes up perfectly every time!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Breads
Cuisine: American
Keyword: banana nut muffins
Servings: 12 to 15 muffins
Calories: 220kcal


Banana Nut Muffins

  • ½ cup melted butter slightly cooled
  • cup brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 cups mashed bananas 3 to 4 bananas
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cups walnuts

Crumb Topping

  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoon walnuts chopped


  • Preheat Oven to 350°
  • In a bowl mix together dry ingredients - flour, baking soda, and salt.
  • In another large bowl mix wet ingredients - whisk melted and slightly cooled butter, and sugar until combined. Add in eggs, mashed bananas, and vanilla and stir until combined.
  • Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and stir until just combined. Fold in nuts until just combined. Be careful to not overmix.
  • Using dry ingredient bowl or another bowl mix together topping (brown sugar and nuts).
  • Spray muffin tin with non stick baking spray or line with paper liners. Divide batter evenly amongst 12 to 15 muffins and sprinkle each evenly with topping.
  • Bake for 14 to 17 minutes or until wooden pick inserted into center comes out clean.
  • Remove from oven and place on a wire rack to cool.


Serving: 1 | Calories: 220kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 185mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 15g