Banana Nut Muffin

Simple banana nut muffins are very quick and easy to make. They just need a handful of ingredients. They make a healthy, tasty, and quick snack or breakfast on the go, especially for busy days. The best part of homemade muffins is no preservatives! You can add chocolate chips if you like. Nuts of different kinds can be added as well.

How I made the banana nut muffins ?

Since there was a demand for both varieties at my home, I made some of them without the chocolate chips by adding them in the batter later. After the muffin trays with batter and nuts were filled, added a few chocolate chips to some of them. The joys of the aroma that fills the home while baking these delicious muffins is just awesome. The addition of coffee in this recipe is optional and you can skip it if you don’t like the taste.

Hope you are inspired to try these quick and easy muffins. Some other muffins on my site are blueberry muffins and cranberry muffins. They are all very easy to make and can be had for breakfast as well. Do check out Enjoy!

5 from 4 votes
Banana Nut Muffin
Total Time
35 mins
 

Delicious , quick and easy muffins which are healthy and make a quick breakfast or snack and loved by one and all

Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 to 3 ripe bananas (about 1 cup mashed)
  • 1/3 cup butter melted
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg beaten
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 pinch intsant coffee mixed with 1 tbsp water
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts toasted or raw
Instructions
  1. Line a muffin tray with cupcake  liners.Preheat the oven to 350°F. 

  2. Mash the bananas nicely in a large bowl. 

  3. Add the melted butter to the bananas and mix well. 

  4. Add in the sugar, egg, coffee and vanilla extract and mix well.

  5. Whisk together the flour, baking soda, and salt.

  6. Add the flour mixture to the banana mixture a third at a time.

  7. Stir until  incorporated. Take care not to  over-mix ,otherwise you will end up with dense and hard muffins.

  8. Fold in the chopped walnuts or pecans or chocolate chips . You can add whatever  you like.

  9. Spoon the mixture into the muffin tray. Bake at 350°F for 20-25 minutes.

  10.  Check if it is done by pressing on the  muffin. If it  bounces back , it’s done. You can also check by inserting a skewer  into the center of a muffin and checking if it comes out clean.

  11. Cool on a rack.

  12. Muffins are ready to be enjoyed!

Simple Banana nut muffins
Simple Banana nut muffins
Simple Banana nut muffins
Banana Nut Muffin
Simple Banana nut muffins

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22 Comments

  • Reply
    Diane
    April 17, 2019 at 4:39 am

    Wow these look delicious! I would love chocolate chips in them too! Thanks for sharing this!

    • Reply
      InspiresNish
      April 17, 2019 at 2:31 pm

      Thank you Diane, yes the chocolate chips in it makes it taste awesome!

  • Reply
    Megala
    April 17, 2019 at 5:01 am

    5 stars
    These muffins look so delicious & tempting. I love the combo of banana & walnuts in here, I will definitely try in this weekend.

    • Reply
      InspiresNish
      April 17, 2019 at 2:32 pm

      Thank you Megala, it is quite easy to make .I love nuts in my bakes as well .Hope you enjoy it!

  • Reply
    Lorelle
    April 17, 2019 at 11:24 am

    I love banana muffins, so quick and easy to whip up 🙂

    • Reply
      InspiresNish
      April 17, 2019 at 2:33 pm

      Yes exactly right Lorelle , and home made ones taste so good as well. Thank you !

  • Reply
    Anita Malta
    April 17, 2019 at 5:36 pm

    Delicious!!! These muffins would have been great to my coffee tonight 😀

    • Reply
      InspiresNish
      April 18, 2019 at 1:24 pm

      Thank you so much. Yes indeed it’s a great combination with tea or coffee .

  • Reply
    Smitha
    April 18, 2019 at 5:09 am

    5 stars
    Scrumptious Cupcakes Nisha ! I will try them with the chocolate chips 🙂

    • Reply
      InspiresNish
      April 18, 2019 at 1:25 pm

      Thank you Smitha. I would love to hear how they turned out .Enjoy!

  • Reply
    ilonapulianauskaite
    April 18, 2019 at 9:30 am

    Looking tasty🤗

  • Reply
    Richa
    April 24, 2019 at 3:16 pm

    5 stars
    WOW! Yummylicious!❤️

    • Reply
      InspiresNish
      April 24, 2019 at 5:47 pm

      They were indeed yum, Thank you!

  • Reply
    authenticsimplifiedrecipes
    May 7, 2019 at 5:34 pm

    Looks delicious! bananas and walnuts make perfect combination.

    • Reply
      InspiresNish
      May 7, 2019 at 9:18 pm

      Yes could not agree more .They go well perfectly!

  • Reply
    Jyo
    May 11, 2019 at 3:22 pm

    Beautiful and perfect combo of walnuts and banana ! Looks exotic 👌

    • Reply
      InspiresNish
      May 12, 2019 at 9:32 pm

      Thanks a lot Jyo , yes my favorite combination!

  • Reply
    PS
    May 16, 2019 at 11:04 pm

    Wow, Delicious and healthy!

  • Reply
    Holly
    November 17, 2020 at 8:36 pm

    5 stars
    YUM, Nisha! I am so glad you shared these. I’ve shared them on social media as well. What a perfect treat for any occasion. I especially love how simple but delicious these are. They would make a perfect pairing with morning coffee, don’t they? 🙂

    Thank you again for sharing these recipes, my friend. I’ve been trying to figure out something to bake for the whole family this Christmas that they could take with them. I’ve printed off your recipes for this one, blueberry muffins, and fresh cranberry muffins. These will be perfect little gifts.

    You’re amazing, Nisha. Never forget that! ♥

    • Reply
      InspiresNish
      November 18, 2020 at 3:35 pm

      Thank you so much Holly, so kind of you to share this with your audience! You will absolutely love these simple to make and delicious muffins. They would make a great combination with coffee as well. I am so excited to hear that you will make these muffins for your family . The blueberry and banana nut muffins are my all time favorites Hope you all enjoy and have a happy , festive and blessed Christmas! Appreciate your support and your encouraging comments . Have a wonderful rest of the week dear Holly!

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