Saturday, September 11, 2010

Banana Muffins with Brown Sugar Topping

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It started with the 3 over-ripe bananas sitting on my parents counter. A quick search thru Tasty Kitchen and I found this recipe. It's very easy and very tasty. I received rave reviews and was impressed with how moist these were.

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Preheat your oven to 350.

In a bowl sift together 1 1/2 cups flour, 1 tsp baking powder, 1 tsp baking soda, 1/2 tsp salt, 1/4 tsp allspice and 1/4 tsp cinnamon.

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In a large bowl mash up your 3 bananas.

Bananas = health food

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Add 3/4 cup sugar, 1 egg and 1/3 cup melted butter. Mix it all together with a spoon or spatula.

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Fold in flour mixture and mix only as much as necessary.

At this point you can add in 1 cup of chocolate chips. It's optional but really as soon as someone mentions chocolate chips I don't really think it's an option.

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For the topping take a small bowl and combine 1/3 cup brown sugar, 2 tbs of flour, 1/8 tsp cinnamon and 1 tablespoon room temp butter.

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When the butter is cut/mashed in you should have something resembling these crumbs.

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I decided to use the mini muffin tin and came out with about 3 dozen. Baked for about 10 minutes, these came out perfect. If you are cooking regular size muffins bake for 25-30 minutes.

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I just love banana and chocolate :)

8 comments:

  1. Oh now I have to go and get some bananas and let them get overripe. That won't be a problem because we aren't that fond of bananas around here...unless they are in Banana bread or our personal favorite, Banana Chip Bars.

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  2. Well what's not to love. Those look heavenly. I bet your house smells so good all the time!

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  3. These look and sound wonderful. This is my first visit to your blog but I'll be back often. I love the food your feature here and the upbeat tone of what you write is really enjoyable. I hope you are having a great day. Blessings...Mary

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  4. YUM.... let's move next door to each other cook together! Let's batch cook together! LOL

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  5. Oh yes, those look divine. Banana and chocolate together = food love. I've been making banana, chocolate yogurt protein shakes. Sometimes I throw in a spoon of PB. But nothing beats that banana and chocolate combo.

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  6. Oh yum- love the brown sugar topping.

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  7. I have a recipe for banana choc chip muffins, but they are not nearly as yummy as these look. That topping must be the secret.

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