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Banana Bread Muffins Recipe

Looking for the perfect grab and go breakfast or snack ideas?  These banana bread muffins are a delicious, moist, sweet muffin with the perfect amount of banana flavor, topped with a glorious sugar crumb topping.
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword banana bread muffins
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 147kcal


  • 1 ½ cup all purpose flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 3 mashed bananas
  • 1 egg
  • cup melted butter
  • ¾ cup white sugar

Brown Sugar Topping

  • 2 tbsp all purpose flour
  • tsp cinnamon
  • cup brown sugar packed
  • 1 tbsp butter


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease muffin tin with oil.
  • In a bowl or stand mixer beat together bananas, egg, melted butter, and sugar.
    sliced bananas in a bowl with other muffin ingredients
  • In a separate bowl mix together flour, salt, baking powder, and baking soda together
    Mixing banana bread muffins ingredients
  • Slowly add your flour mix into your banana mix. Mix until combined and then spoon into prepared muffin tin.
    Adding dry mix to wet banana bread mix
  • In a small bowl add flour, cinnamon, brown sugar, and slightly softened butter. Use a fork to mix together. It should end up looking like crumbles. Add these on top of your muffins before baking.
    Banana bread crumble topping
  • Bake for 17-19 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean after being inserted into the muffin.



  • To help ripen bananas that are not quite brown enough, place them in a brown paper bag and close loosely.
  • You can also brown bananas by placing them on a baking sheet and putting them in an oven at 300 degrees for 40 minutes. Once the skin is black, they are browned and ready to be used in this banana bread muffin recipe.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 147kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 217mg | Potassium: 71mg | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 50IU | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 0.9mg