Funny Face Muffins

Add smile to your bread-time by serving these beautiful banana muffins made with Betty Crocker® decorating gel and Gold Medal® flour.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

1
cup mashed very ripe bananas (2 medium)
1/2
cup sugar
1/3
cup milk
1/3
cup vegetable oil
1
egg
2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
2
teaspoons baking powder
1/2
teaspoon salt
3/4
cup creamy peanut butter
2/3
cup ready-to-eat cereal (any flavor)
1
tube (0.68 oz) Betty Crocker™ red decorating gel

  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Grease bottoms only of 12 regular-size muffin cups with shortening or line with paper baking cups.
  • 2 In medium bowl, beat bananas, sugar, milk, oil and egg with fork. Stir in flour, baking powder and salt just until flour is moistened. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups.
  • 3 Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 5 minutes; remove from pan to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 45 minutes. Spread with peanut butter. Add cereal to look like hair. Create faces with decorating gel.

Expert Tips

Use raisins or dried cranberries for eyes, nose and mouth for a healthful touch.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Muffin
Calories
280
(
Calories from Fat
125),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
14%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
280mg
280%;
Total Carbohydrate
34g
34%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
),
Protein
7g
7%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
12%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 3 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.