Certainly! Here’s a simple and delicious recipe for Banana Muffins:
- 2 to 3 ripe bananas, mashed
- 1/3 cup melted butter
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- Pinch of salt
- 3/4 cup granulated sugar
- 1 large egg, beaten
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 cup chopped nuts or chocolate chips (optional)
- Preheat the Oven: Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Line a muffin tin with paper liners or grease the cups.
- Mash the Bananas: In a mixing bowl, mash the ripe bananas with a fork or potato masher.
- Melt Butter: In a separate bowl, melt the butter in the microwave or on the stovetop.
- Combine Wet Ingredients: Add the melted butter to the mashed bananas. Stir in the baking soda and a pinch of salt.
- Add Sugar, Egg, and Vanilla: Add the granulated sugar, beaten egg, and vanilla extract to the banana mixture. Mix until well combined.
- Incorporate Flour: Gently fold in the all-purpose flour until just combined. Be careful not to overmix; a few lumps are okay.
- Optional: Add Nuts or Chocolate Chips: If you like, fold in chopped nuts or chocolate chips into the batter for added flavor and texture.
- Fill Muffin Cups: Spoon the batter into the prepared muffin cups, filling each about 2/3 full.
- Bake: Bake in the preheated oven for approximately 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean.
- Cool: Allow the banana muffins to cool in the muffin tin for a few minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.
- Serve: Once cooled, your banana muffins are ready to be enjoyed! They are perfect for breakfast or as a tasty snack.
Feel free to customize these muffins by adding your favorite mix-ins like nuts, chocolate chips, or even dried fruits. Enjoy your delicious banana muffins!