Banana Nut Muffins Recipe
· 3 or 4 ripe bananas, smashed
· 1/3 cup melted butter
· 3/4 cup sugar
· 1 egg, beaten
· 1 teaspoon vanilla
· 1 Tbsp espresso or strong coffee (optional)
· 1 teaspoon baking soda
· Pinch of salt
· 1 1/2 cup of flour
· 1 cup chopped walnuts (toasted or raw)
No need for a mixer with this recipe.
1 Preheat the oven to 350°F. With a wooden spoon, mix butter into the mashed bananas in a large mixing bowl.
2 Mix in the sugar, egg, espresso and vanilla.
3 Sprinkle the baking soda and salt over the mixture and mix in.
4 Add the flour, mix until it is just incorporated. Fold in the chopped walnuts.
5 Pour mixture into a prepared muffin tin. Bake for 25-30 minutes. Check for doneness with a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin. If it comes out clean, it's done. Cool on a rack.
Yield: Makes 12 muffins.