Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Strawberry Banana Muffins

I always have overripe bananas in my kitchen, which is great for whipping up banana bread. This week I have a ton of strawberries and I didn't want them go to waste. I thought strawberry and banana muffins sounded yummy, so I searched Google for a good  recipe. I stumbled upon a great one!  The one I found can be made with or without eggs!  Woo Hoo! I made the muffins without eggs so my little one with the egg allergy could eat them too.  



I found the recipe on EgglessCooking.com.  
Egglesscooking.com adapted the recipe from JoyOfBaking.com.

Here is the recipe:

Ingredients
1/2 cup Melted Butter
1/2 cup Plain Yogurt (or 2 eggs)
1 cup Overripe Mashed Bananas (approx 2 large bananas)
1 teaspoon Pure Vanilla Extract
1 cup chopped Strawberries
2 1/4 cups All-Purpose Flour
3/4 cup  Light Brown Sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons Baking Powder
1/4 teaspoon Baking Soda
1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon Salt

Directions
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.  
Line a muffin tin with paper liners or lightly spray with non-stick cooking spray.  I didn't have liners so I just sprayed the muffin tin.  Next, melt butter and set it aside until it cools down to room temperature.  In a medium size bowl, mix yogurt, mashed bananas and the vanilla extract.  Once the butter is cool, add it to this mixture.  In another large bowl, mix all the dry ingredients {flour, brown sugar, baking soda and powder, cinnamon and salt}.  After they are mixed well, add the strawberries.   Make sure the strawberry pieces are coated well.  Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir until just blended. Do not over mix the batter.  Fill each muffin cup with the batter (see photo) - Recipe makes 12 muffins.  Bake for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the muffin comes out clean.  Place muffins on a wire rack to cool.   
Enjoy!








These muffins are great served warm or cold!






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Cheers!


5 comments:

Natalie said...

Oh Yummo!!!!!!! I can smell them from here!
Hey hunni - send me an e soon for the guest post - I'm thinking next week???? xx Nats

Elena @ La Petite Vie said...

These sound so good!!! I'm so excited it's finally strawberry season, my favorite! Thanks for the great recipe! Cheers!

Michelles Tasty Creations said...

Thanks so much for posting this yummy recipe. My best friends daughter is highly allergic to eggs and can't eat a lot of baked goods so I am always on the lookout for new recipes. I'll definitely be making these for her.

Michelle

Gabrielle said...

Made these with strawberry banana flavored greek yogurt and it made the batter a little dry, so I splashed some milk in to make it moist. I had put the butter in the fridge for a bit to cool it down and completely forgot about it, so after I had already filled the tin with the batter I took it all back out and put in the butter. I was very hesitant to try them after all the commotion, but they came out really good! Will definitely make these again with hopes of not being so forgetful.

Sarah Fink said...

I am trying these muffins this morning. I substituted 1 cup of flour for 1 cup of oats. We'll see how they turn out. But really, how can you go wrong with bananas and strawberries?!?!