Healthier Banana Nut Muffins

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 18

Ingredients

Ingredients

Muffins

1
very ripe avocado
2
eggs
1
box (15.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ banana nut muffin mix
3/4
cup milk

Icing

2
cups powdered sugar
1
tablespoon butter, melted
1/4
teaspoon almond extract
2
to 4 tablespoons milk

Directions

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Place paper cupcake wrapper or baking cup in each of 18 regular-size muffin cups.
  • 2 Cut avocado in half; remove pit. Scoop avocado flesh into large bowl; beat until completely pureed. Add eggs; beat until well mixed. Add muffin mix and 3/4 cup milk; mix until smooth batter forms. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups.
  • 3 Bake 18 to 20 minutes or just until muffins spring back when lightly touched in center.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in small bowl, beat powdered sugar, melted butter, almond extract and 2 tablespoons of the milk with whisk until icing is smooth and runny. If necessary, add additional milk by half tablespoons until perfect drizzling consistency.
  • 5 Remove muffins from muffin cups; place on cooling rack. Drizzle icing over warm muffins. Serve warm.

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Tips

Expert Tips

Try adding a cup of fresh raspberries or blueberries to the batter to boost the flavor and health value of these muffins.

If you don't want to frost your batch of muffins, try sprinkling the tops of each muffin with a little cinnamon and sugar before baking.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
90.5
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3.2g
5%
Saturated Fat
1.1g
5%
Cholesterol
23.6mg
8%
Sodium
14.5mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
14.7g
5%
Dietary Fiber
0.7g
3%
Sugars
13.6g
Protein
1.3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
1.90%
2%
Calcium
1.90%
2%
Iron
0.90%
1%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.