Banana-Cinnamon Muffins

Love banana bread? Get the same great flavor wtih sweet muffins that bake a whole lot faster.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 45 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

Muffins

2/3
cup sugar
1/2
cup vegetable oil
2
eggs
2/3
cup mashed very ripe bananas (2 small)
1
teaspoon vanilla
1 2/3
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon

Topping

1/4
cup sugar
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4
cup butter or margarine, melted

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Grease bottoms only of 12 regular-size muffin cups with shortening or spray, or line with paper baking cups.
  • 2 In medium bowl, beat 2/3 cup sugar, the oil and eggs with wire whisk. Stir in bananas and vanilla. Stir in remaining muffin ingredients just until moistened. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups.
  • 3 Bake 17 to 21 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Immediately remove from pan to cooling rack.
  • 4 In small bowl, mix 1/4 cup sugar and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon. Dip muffin tops into melted butter, then into cinnamon-sugar. Serve warm.

Expert Tips

Brown bananas? Toss them, unpeeled, in the freezer. They'll be ready when you need them for any recipe using mashed bananas. Simply thaw and mash.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Muffin
Calories
270
(
Calories from Fat
130),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
14%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
45mg
45%;
Sodium
240mg
240%;
Total Carbohydrate
32g
32%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
17g
17%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.