Banana Nut Muffins

Course Breakfast, Snack
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 12 muffins
Author Angela and Mark


  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter – room temperature
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 ripe bananas – mashed add a touch of honey for sweetness
  • 3 Tbsp sour cream
  • 1 tsp baking soda mix with sour cream
  • 2 cups flour bread flour preferred
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts pecans or walnuts
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • Mini dark chocolate chips optional


  1. Heat oven to 350° and place rack in center
  2. Sift flour, baking powder, and salt together in a large bowl.
  3. In a separate bowl, beat sugar and eggs at high speed until fluffy (about 5-10 min)
  4. Slowly add butter and mashed bananas to sugar mixture and continue to mix at low speed
  5. Add sour cream and baking soda mixture, vanilla, flour mixture, cinnamon, nuts and chocolate chips (optional) and continue to mix until combined.
  6. Lightly grease a muffin pan and fill each slot with mixture about 3/4 full.
  7. Sprinkle brown sugar on top of each muffin.
  8. Bake for 30-40 min (depending on size of muffins). Use a wooden skewer to check for doneness. Skewer should come out dry.