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Low Fat Banana Muffins

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Banana in baking never fails. Till now, not even a single baking dish using banana went to the dust bin from my kitchen. because of this reason, I confidently bake any dish that calls for banana. If you remember, I have posted a lemon curd sponge recipe from weight waters cookbook that I picked from the nearest library. I have also bookmarked couple of recipes from that book including this banana muffins. The recipe given in that book was for 12 muffins and I halved it and baked only 6 muffins for me and the husband.

As usual, the result is super soft and spongy muffins with banana flavor. Now to the recipe.

Basic Information:
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 20-25 minutes
Makes: 6 Muffins


Plain flour / All purpose flour / Maida – 1/2 cup (125 grams)
Baking powder – 1/2 teaspoon
Baking Soda – 1/2 teaspoon
Salt – 1/4 teaspoon
Egg – 1 no, small size
Brown sugar – 1/4 cup (40 grams), lightly packed
Oil – 2 tablespoons
Water – 2 and 1/2 tablespoons
Banana – 2 nos, medium size, mashed

Vanilla extract – 1 teaspoon


1) Preheat the oven to 190C(375F) for 10-15 minutes. Line the muffins tray with muffins liners.
2) Sift together the all purpose flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
3) In another bowl, mix banana, egg, brown sugar, oil, water and vanilla extract.
4) Beat well till all ingredients are properly incorporated.
5) Quickly, add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients. Just mix to combine. Do not over mix.
6) Pour this lumpy consistency batter to the lined muffin tray equaly.

7) Bake it for 20-25 minutes. Mine was done in 20 minutes.
8) Transfer to a wire rack and cool completely.

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Vimitha Durai

Love any bakes with bananas. Looks tasty. Bookmarking Uma


Nice muffins uma! Try adding some walnuts next time. ๐Ÿ™‚


Hi Mahi, Thanks.. Sure.. will do next time when I bake.

Vimitha, thanks dear. Please do let me know the results.

Priya Suresh

Love to start my day with this muffins, suits prefect to have anytime of the day.


my all time fav muffin ๐Ÿ™‚ like banana flavor..


Wonderful and yummy yummy ๐Ÿ™‚ Nice clicks ๐Ÿ™‚


yummy muffins..


I love banana muffins ๐Ÿ™‚ must have filled your house with a gorgeous aroma


lovely muffins.. looks yummy..

Spill the Spices


perfect breakfast muffin..

Sanoli Ghosh

Love this banana flavor, would like to have it anytime…..


Would love to include these in my breakfast menu's!


Bookmarked…I'm making this today….my favourite muffin…


This banana muffin would sure make a delicious breakfast.

very healthy n so tempting


yummy muffins..loved the addition of bananas..must have made them soft