Banana Nut Muffins
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Warm banana bread never ceases to please.
Recipe type: Breads and Muffins
Cuisine: Breads and Muffins
Serves: 6
  • 1⅔ c. all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • ¼ tsp. cinnamon
  • ½ tsp. kosher salt
  • ¾ c. sugar (the original recipe calls for 1 c. + 2 Tb.)
  • 2 eggs
  • ¼ c. vegetable oil + ¼ applesauce (the original recipe calls for ½. c. oil)
  • 6 small, ripe bananas, mashed (the original recipe called for 3 large bananas)
  • 2 Tb. sour cream (the original recipe calls for sour cream OR creme fraiche)
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • ⅓ c. walnuts, toasted & chopped
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Spray muffin pans with non-stick spray (I used my 6-muffin pan, but you can use a 12-muffin pan).
  3. Sift flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt.
  4. In a stand mixer, mix sugar and eggs until fluffy and very light yellow (about 10 minutes). This is the key to this recipe
  5. Very slowly, drizzle in the oil and keep mixing another few minutes.
  6. Add bananas, applesauce (if using), sour cream, vanilla.
  7. Fold in dry ingredients and nuts.
  8. Pour into the prepared muffin tray.
  9. Bake about 45 minutes to 1 hour (until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean).
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