What Is a Simple Recipe for Banana Muffins?

What Is a Simple Recipe for Banana Muffins?

What Is a Simple Recipe for Banana Muffins?

To make a simple recipe for banana muffins, combine flour, sugar, baking soda, bananas, egg, vegetable oil and flavoring ingredients. Bake the muffins for up to 20 minutes and let them cool completely before eating.

Basic Banana Muffins

Banana muffins are one way to use up browning bananas. Keep aging bananas in the freezer to store them for later use.

Prep time: 20 min.

Cook time: 22 min.

Ready in: 42 min.


  • 3 ripe bananas
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup sugar (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon (optional)
  • 1/4 cup butter (optional)
  1. Preheat oven and prepare pan
  2. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. Grease a muffin pan or line the tins with paper muffin cups. Set the pan aside.

  3. Mix the wet ingredients
  4. In a large mixing bowl, mash the bananas. Add the egg, oil, sugar and vanilla and mix until thoroughly blended.

  5. Add the dry ingredients
  6. Add the flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon into the bowl and stir the ingredients into the liquid mixture.

  7. Bake the muffins
  8. Pour the batter into the prepared pans, filling each cup about halfway. Bake the muffins for 17 to 22 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean. When the muffins are finished, remove them from the oven and let them cool slightly before serving.

  9. Add the topping (optional)
  10. Bakers who want to add a tasty topping to their muffins can combine sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl and melted butter in another bowl. To add the topping, dip the tops of the muffins in the butter and then coat them with the sugar mixture.