Banana Muffins with Sugar Topping

The other day, Ryan walked in the door and said “Smells good in here!”. As I proceeded to tell him that I made banana muffins, he got really excited. I’ve known him for almost ten years and just now find out that banana muffins are one of his favorites ever. I guess I should let bananas go old a little more often…

Banana Muffins ready

I’ve had this recipe for some time now and only have made it a couple times. It’ll probably go on rotation a little more often from now on. Plus, it’s super easy to make.

Banana Muffins ingredients

The first step is mixing bananas, sugar, egg, melted butter and half and half together.

Banana Muffins batter

Add in flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Walnuts could be a good addition as well.

Banana Muffins mix

Pour batter into a 6-muffin tin greased with cooking spray. The big ones, note the cupcake sized ones.

Banana Muffins muffin pan

What makes these muffins extra good is the sugar topping. In a small bow mix brown sugar, flour, cinnamon and salt.

Banana Muffins crumb ingredients

Cut in cold butter.

Banana Muffins crumb topping

Sprinkle over muffins.

Banana Muffins ready to go

Bake in a 375 degree oven for 20 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean.

Banana Muffins with crumb topping

Remove from pan when cool and enjoy.

Banana Muffins

Banana Muffins

Ingredients

  • 3 over-ripe bananas, mashed
  • 3/4 cups sugar
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/3 cups butter, melted
  • 1 Tbsp. half and half
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. flour
  • 1/8 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 Tbsp. butter, cold

Steps

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. In a mixing bowl, beat bananas, sugar, egg, melted butter and half and half.
  3. Add flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
  4. Pour batter evenly into a 6-muffin tin greased with cooking spray.
  5. To prepare the crumb topping, mix brown sugar, flour, cinnamon and salt. Cut in cold butter and sprinkle over muffins.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean.
  7. Remove from pan when cool and enjoy.

Banana Muffins recipe

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