Banana Nut Muffins

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These muffins take just minutes to put together and 25 minutes to bake.  Probably takes less time & effort to bake a batch then it would to get dressed and head out to a bakery and buy a few.  How’s that for keeping it simple.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • You could use 1 1/2 cup all purpose flour without any whole wheat flour if you’d like
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 stick salted butter 1/2 cup, melted
  • 3 large ripe bananas mashed
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup dark brown sugar packed
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup – 1 cup walnuts toasted if you’d like

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Whisk flours, baking soda, salt, nutmeg and cinnamon together in a large mixing bowl. Set aside.
  • Melt butter. Set aside.
  • In a separate mixing bowl, mash bananas with a fork. Mix in butter, both sugars, milk, egg and vanilla. Stir until well combined.
  • Combine wet ingredients into dry ingredients. Stir until just combined – do not over mix.
  • Fold in half the walnuts.
  • Spoon batter evenly into 12 greased or paper lined muffin cups.
  • Sprinkle remainder of walnuts over top of muffins.
  • Bake for about 22 – 26 minutes or until muffins are golden brown and toothpick inserted into center comes out clean.
  • Let muffins rest in pan on wire rack for 5 minutes. Remove from pan and let cool completely on rack.
  • Enjoy 🙂

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