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Simple banana nut muffins are very quick and easy to make. They just need a handful of ingredients. They make a healthy, tasty, and quick snack or breakfast on the go, especially for busy days. The best part of homemade muffins is no preservatives! You can add chocolate chips if you like. Nuts of different kinds can be added as well.

How I made the banana nut muffins ?

Since there was a demand for both varieties at my home, I made some of them without the chocolate chips by adding them in the batter later. After the muffin trays with batter and nuts were filled, added a few chocolate chips to some of them. The joys of the aroma that fills the home while baking these delicious muffins is just awesome. The addition of coffee in this recipe is optional and you can skip it if you don’t like the taste.

Hope you are inspired to try these quick and easy muffins. Some other muffins on my site are blueberry muffins and cranberry muffins. They are all very easy to make and can be had for breakfast as well. Do check out Enjoy!

Banana Nut Muffin

Delicious , quick and easy muffins which are healthy and make a quick breakfast or snack and loved by one and all

Course: Breakfast, Dessert

Cuisine: American


  • 1 ½ cups all purpose flour
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 to 3 ripe bananas (about 1 cup mashed)
  • cup butter melted
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 1 large egg beaten
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 pinch intsant coffee mixed with 1 tbsp water
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts toasted or raw


  1. Line a muffin tray with cupcake  liners.Preheat the oven to 350°F.

  2. Mash the bananas nicely in a large bowl.

  3. Add the melted butter to the bananas and mix well.

  4. Add in the sugar, egg, coffee and vanilla extract and mix well.

  5. Whisk together the flour, baking soda, and salt.

  6. Add the flour mixture to the banana mixture a third at a time.

  7. Stir until  incorporated. Take care not to  over-mix ,otherwise you will end up with dense and hard muffins.

  8. Fold in the chopped walnuts or pecans or chocolate chips . You can add whatever  you like.

  9. Spoon the mixture into the muffin tray. Bake at 350°F for 20-25 minutes.

  10. Check if it is done by pressing on the  muffin. If it  bounces back , it’s done. You can also check by inserting a skewer  into the center of a muffin and checking if it comes out clean.

  11. Cool on a rack.

  12. Muffins are ready to be enjoyed!

Simple Banana nut muffins
Simple Banana nut muffins
Simple Banana nut muffins


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