Monday, February 13, 2012

Recipe: Low-Fat Banana Muffins

I think I am finally there. I am at the point where I can make a (baking) recipe on my own. This is huge guys.

I had a few bananas that were pretty much black and I really didn't want to throw them away. So, I decided to make banana bread. Then, I decided that I wanted them to be muffins so that it would be easier to grab one for breakfast during the week.

Mini & Regular Sized

Ingredients:
-2 to 3 Ripe Bananas (the 'mooshier' the better!)
-1 cup All Purpose Flour
-~1 1/3 cups Whole Wheat Flour
-1 cup Unsweetened Applesauce
-1 cup Unsweetened Almond Milk
-~1/2 cup Brown Sugar Splenda mix
-1 tsp Baking Soda
-1 tsp Ground Cinnamon

(Optional: I added about 1/4 cup of Nutella...but you really can't taste it...plus it makes it not vegan)

Muffin Family


Directions:
-Preheat oven to 350F
-Mash the bananas in a large mixing bowl
-Add applesauce, brown sugar splenda mix, and almond milk
-Add all of the flour
-Add the baking soda and the cinnamon
-Mix until dough forms
-Spray muffin pans (or bread pan!) with Cooking Spray
-Pour dough until 2/3 full

For Mini Muffins:
-Bake ~20 minutes or until golden brown and dough is fully cooked (you can test it by sticking a knife down the middle and seeing if it has dough on it when you pull it out)

For Regular Muffins:
-Bake ~25-30 minutes or until done.

Enjoy!






4 comments:

  1. These look good! Were they dense with having so much wheat flour in ratio to the white flour?

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    1. Hi Maria! This is my favorite muffin recipe that I have tried. The density was just right (in my opinion) and they stayed moist for days. I hope you try it! :)

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  2. Your recipe looks good and I've been wanting to try substituting applesauce for awhile! Did the nutella, or absense of it, change the density?

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    1. Hi Erin!
      I love substituting applesauce in recipes!
      I haven't made these without Nutella, but I would assume that without the nutella they MAY be a little bit less moist, however, you could just add a little more applesauce in its place to compensate for that.
      Let me know if you make them and how they turn out!
      Thank you for reading!

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