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Banana Caramel Nut Muffins

Banana Caramel Nut Muffins

We have a new breakfast ritual in our house. We stay in and have breakfast together every Sunday. It’s nothing fancy. I usually make  coffee and pop those croissants from the can in the oven! It’s nice to relax and take it easy one day a week. I had a lot of leftover bananas from when I made banana cupcakes so instead of croissants I dragged myself out of bed and with a little effort made some muffins to serve warm.

 

Banana Caramel Nut Muffins

For some reason I haven’t made muffins in a year!

 

Banana Caramel Nut Muffins

These were a great weekend breakfast a long with a homemade vanilla spice latte. I’m sending my muffins away to Alphabakes where the letter is B this month! Created by Caroline and Ros (this month’s host).

Banana Caramel Nut Muffins
adapted from Sweet Auburn Bakery (makes about 12 muffins)

Ingredients
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 cup light brown sugar, packed
2 eggs
1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
2 cups flour
3 bananas, mashed
1 cup walnuts, chopped

1.Preheat the oven to 375 F/190 C and line a muffin tray with paper liners.  In a large bowl mix the oil and sugar together. Beat the eggs in one at a time.

Banana Caramel Nut Muffins

2. In a small bowl sift together the flour, salt and baking soda. Pour into the egg mixture.

Banana Caramel Nut Muffins

3. Stir in the mashed bananas. Fold in the chopped nuts.

Banana Caramel Nut Muffins

4. Scoop batter into the muffin cups, about 3/4 full and bake for 20-25 minutes until muffin tops are firm to the touch.

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6 Comments

  1. I have exactly three ripe bananas sitting on my counter right now, totally ignored by everyone. This must be fate, then. I guess I’m gonna hafta make your muffins now :)

  2. These look yummy! I might be missing this…but where is the caramel?

    • haha, there’s no actual caramel in there. The brown sugar will give the muffins their caramel flavor. That’s the title listed in the book. Makes them sound more jazzy than just plain old banana muffins :-p

  3. Thank you so much for entering these to AlphaBakes. I love baking with bananas and this looks amazing as does your banana cupcakes. I can’t believe you haven’t made muffins in a year! ps Love your new Sunday ritual :)

  4. Just made them. They are fabulous, light and nutty and just the right amount of banana-y.
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/72245519@N05/6926578978/in/photostream

    Thanks for the recipe, Kelly!

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