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Frosted Banana Bread Muffins

5
5
5
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
39 min
Prep
27 min
Cook
12 min
Serves
18
Difficulty
Easy
Homemade muffins like these make wonderful hostess gifts. Simply wrap them in foil and add a bow!

Ingredients

Cooking spray

1 spray(s)

Regular butter

4 Tbsp

Unpacked brown sugar

¾ cup(s)

Egg(s)

1 large

Banana(s)

3 large, or 4 medium, mashed

Vanilla extract

1 tsp

Lemon zest

1 tsp, grated

All-purpose flour

2½ cup(s)

Baking powder

1½ tsp

Baking soda

½ tsp

Ground cinnamon

2 tsp

Table salt

1 tsp

Chopped walnuts

¼ cup(s)

Powdered sugar

cup(s)

Fresh lemon juice

1 Tbsp

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat 18 mini muffin tins with cooking spray.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter and brown sugar. Add egg and mix until incorporated.
  3. Add the mashed bananas, vanilla, and lemon zest. Mix until smooth.
  4. In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt.
  5. Working quickly, add the dry ingredients to mixer in thirds, until thick batter forms. Try not to overmix the batter.
  6. Divide batter among muffin pans. Bake until a toothpick inserted into centre comes out clean, about 10 to 12 minutes. Let cool in pans for 10 minutes before inverting onto a rack to cool completely.
  7. To make frosting, blend powdered sugar and lemon juice together. Drizzle over cooled muffins. Garnish with chopped walnuts.

Notes

If you prefer the chopped nuts in the muffins, simply fold them into the batter before baking.