Mini Banana Muffins

I have made these muffins with children many times and it’s always a hit.  There are a lot of jobs you can give kids when making this recipe which makes them feel good.  What kid doesn’t like mashing up food!


Ingredients: 1 egg, 1/3 cup light brown sugar, 2 ripe bananas, 1/4 cup vegetable oil, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract or use banana extract, 2/3 cup flour, 1/2 teaspoon baking soda, 1/2 teaspoon baking powder, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

Preheat oven to 350 degrees

Step 1: Mix dry ingredients (flour,baking soda and baking powder) in a bowl and set aside

Step 2: In a large bowl mix the egg and brown sugar together, add in vanilla or banana extract

Step 3: In a small bowl break up 1 1/2 bananas into small pieces and mash with a fork. Add to the egg and sugar mixture and mix well

Step 4: Add the flour mixture and stir until all ingredients are combined

Step 5: Spoon mixture into the muffins liners

Step 6: Slice the remaining half of the banana thinly and add to the top of each muffin

Step 7: Bake for 12-15 minutes until firm and enjoy! Makes 10 muffins