Super Moist Banana Bread Muffins

Making your own banana bread muffins is a healthier alternative to using box mixes, and besides, they taste better and you can keep them frozen for quick access later on. These moist banana muffins are simple to make and allow you to have a quick breakfast option for anyone in the family.

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I personally love keeping these in the freezer as they’re part of my husband’s breakfast every day with a protein shake. Banana muffins allow you to indulge in the delicious flavor of banana bread without having to store a huge loaf or go through the bread quickly. Muffins allow you to get an appropriate portion of banana bread with every bite. 

To make these Super Moist Banana Bread Muffins you will need the following ingredients: 

  • 1 ½ cup unbleached all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cups of sugar
  • 3 ripe bananas, peeled and mashed
  • ¾ cup butter, melted and cooled slightly
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Tips to Making Banana Muffins


  • Banana bread muffins are good for a quick, healthier option snack during your busy day. 
  • You can store banana bread muffins in a sealed plastic bag at room temperature for up to 3 days. 
  • You can store banana bread muffins in a sealed plastic bag in the refrigerator for up to 1 week and in the freezer for up to 3 months. 
  • When storing banana bread muffins at room temperature or in the refrigerator you can place them in a sealed plastic bag. If you plan to freeze your banana bread muffins then you may want to wrap them tightly in aluminum foil as well to preserve them longer. 

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Common Questions About Quick Bread Muffins


Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about Banana Bread Muffins:

Does banana bread go bad?

Yes, banana bread can go bad. If stored properly in a sealed plastic bag banana bread muffins can last up to 3 days at room temperature, 1 week in the refrigerator and up to 3 months in the freezer. 

Should you keep banana muffins in the refrigerator?

I personally prefer to keep banana bread muffins in the freezer as it can be stored much longer, up to 3 months to be exact in the freezer as opposed to 1 week in the refrigerator. The choice is yours as to where you want to store banana bread muffins, but if you want to preserve these for the longest time possible then I’d advise that you freeze the banana bread muffins. 

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Banana Bread Muffins


Looking for an easy, quick breakfast idea that’s healthier than other options? Try these homemade quick bread muffins that can be stored in the freezer for up to three months. 

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Yield: 12

Moist Banana Muffins

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

Looking for an easy, quick breakfast idea that's healthier than other options? Try these homemade banana bread muffins that can be stored in the freezer for up to three months. 

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cup unbleached all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cups of sugar
  • 3 ripe bananas, peeled and mashed
  • ¾ cup butter, melted and cooled slightly
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Instructions

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare a 12 cup muffin tin with cupcake liners. Spritz with non-stick cooking spray.

2. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Create a well in the center.

3. In a separate bowl, whisk together the bananas, melted butter, sugar, and vanilla. Add the egg and whisk until well blended.

4. Pour the banana mixture into the well of the dry ingredients. Stir just until combined.

5. Using an ice cream scoop, divide the batter among the 12 cupcake liners.

6. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

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