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Banana Nut Muffins (made with cake combine)


Make some candy and moist Banana Nut Muffins with only a few elements in simply over a half hour with this straightforward semi home made recipe!

AN EASY, FLAVORFUL BANANA NUT MUFFIN RECIPE

I’m a muffin lover! Actually, muffins are actually simply cupcakes in disguise with out frosting. However it sounds more healthy to say muffin, proper? Banana Nut Muffins are the right breakfast or fast snack (or dessert) that mixes the flavors of ripe bananas and crunchy nuts in an easy-to-make handheld delight. Y’all know I like a superb cake combine recipe so let’s whip up a batch of those moist and flavorful muffins!

Closely looking at a Banana Nut Cake Mix Muffin sitting on top of a few others.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ’S):

Why ought to I take advantage of the butter pecan cake combine?

This cake combine is ridiculously flavorful, and humorous sufficient, it actually doesn’t style prefer it’s a boxed cake combine. It’s so flavorful and can be utilized in so many tasty treats. I take advantage of it for my Pecan Praline Cake recipe and my Butter Pecan Poke Cake. So, utilizing this combine in muffins actually provides a variety of taste and units these muffins aside out of your strange banana nut muffins.

What else can I add to those muffins?

Whereas I like these muffins simply the best way they’re, generally you could wish to swap it up and I can perceive that. A couple of different mix-in concepts are raisins, completely different chopped nuts, chocolate chips, or different baking chips. If you wish to add a bit extra taste to the muffins you may add a teaspoon of cinnamon or nutmeg. You may as well make up a glaze with a bit of milk and powdered sugar and drizzle it over the muffins after they arrive out of the oven. It doesn’t matter what you resolve to do, these muffins shall be scrumptious and stuffed with banana goodness. 

How do you decide good, ripe bananas on the grocery retailer?

I do know a few of you variety people know precisely how to select a superb banana however not everybody does so I’m right here to assist!
BROWN SPOTS: In relation to choosing good, ripe bananas on the grocery retailer, there are a couple of key issues to look out for. At the start, take note of the colour of the bananas. Whereas inexperienced bananas are nonetheless unripe, they may finally flip yellow as they ripen (nevertheless it may take a while.) Search for bananas which might be principally yellow with a couple of brown speckles. The speckles point out that the starch is changing to sugar and the banana flavors shall be candy. And we would like candy, proper? When you plan on making the muffins instantly, you need these tremendous ripe, able to go NOW bananas. When you’re grabbing bananas a couple of days earlier than you propose to make the muffins, you may go for rather less ripe bananas as they’ll proceed to ripen in your counter till you’re prepared to make use of them.

Why add the additional baking powder and additional flour when the cake combine already has them?

You’ll wish to add the additional flour to assist maintain the muffins collectively (so they’re extra the feel of muffin as an alternative of cake), particularly with the moist bananas, eggs, and different elements. The additional baking powder helps offer you good, stunning, further fluffy muffins.

The best way to retailer leftover muffins?

These Banana Nut Muffins must be saved, evenly coated, at room temperature for 3-5 days. You could discover that they stick to 1 one other for those who stack them so strive not to try this if attainable. You may as well retailer them within the fridge for per week or freeze them for as much as 2 months. They might dry out barely within the fridge or freezer and must be delivered to room temperature or reheated within the microwave earlier than serving.

A pile of freshly baked Banana Nut Cake Mix Muffins sitting on a white serving plate.

INGREDIENTS NEEDED: (SEE RECIPE CARD BELOW FOR THE FULL RECIPE)

  • butter pecan cake combine– for those who can’t discover this, you should utilize a white or yellow cake combine in a pinch however you received’t have as a lot buttery nut taste. You’ll be able to even use a chocolate cake combine in order for you a chocolate banana nut muffin!
  • all-purpose flour and baking powder – I speak a bit extra about why I add these extra elements above within the FAQ part.
  • massive ripe bananas– for those who don’t have ripe bananas, you should utilize much less ripe bananas however they may have a really robust and candy banana taste. I’m going into this in a bit extra element above within the FAQ’s part.
  • massive eggs – if in case you have time, permit the eggs to return near room temperature. This may assist them incorporate into the batter a lot simpler.
  • walnuts– You may as well use pecans, almonds, or every other nut for those who choose. If nuts aren’t your factor, simply go away them out.
Pecan cake mix, walnuts, large eggs, all purpose flour, baking powder, and ripe bananas.

HOW TO MAKE BANANA NUT MUFFINS 

Preheat the oven to 350F levels and put together two muffin tins with cooking spray or cupcake liners. Whisk collectively the cake combine, flour and baking powder in a big mixing bowl. Stir within the mashed bananas, eggs and 1 cup of chopped walnuts.

collage of two photos: a large glass mixing bowl with cake mix, flour and baking powder; mashed banana, egg and chopped walnuts added to the bowl.

Combine just for about 1 minute or till all the pieces is simply mixed. If you wish to use an electrical mixer or stand mixer, that’s high quality however this batter hand mixes fairly simply. Scoop the muffin combine into the ready muffin tins, filling every about ⅔ full with batter. Don’t overfill.

collage of two photos: Banana Nut Cake Mix Muffin batter in a glass bowl; muffin batter divided into cupcake liners in muffin tin.

Sprinkle the remaining ½ cup of chopped walnuts excessive of the muffins. Bake for about 17-20 minutes on the center rack or till the highest turns golden brown and a toothpick inserted into the middle comes out clear. 

collage of two photos: chopped walnuts added on top of muffin batter; fully baked banana nut muffins in muffin tin.

Cool for five minutes earlier than eradicating from the muffin tins and serving heat or putting on a cooling rack to chill fully

A Banana Nut Cake Mix Muffin with the wrapper peeled down and a bite missing.

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A small pile of Banana Nut Muffins made with cake mix .

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  • Preheat the oven to 350F levels and put together two muffin tins with cooking spray or cupcake liners

  • Whisk collectively 1 field butter pecan cake combine, ½ cup all-purpose flour, and ½ teaspoon baking powder in a big mixing bowl.

  • Stir in 3 massive ripe bananas, mashed, 2 massive eggs and 1 cup chopped walnuts.

  • Combine just for about 1 minute or till all the pieces is simply mixed.

  • Scoop the muffin combine into the ready muffin tins, filling every about ⅔ full with batter. Don’t overfill.

  • Sprinkle 1/2 cup chopped walnuts excessive of the muffins.

  • Bake for about 17-20 minutes on the center rack or till the highest turns golden brown and a toothpick inserted into the middle comes out clear.

  • Cool for five minutes earlier than eradicating from the muffin tins and serving heat or putting on a cooling rack to chill fully.

  • Please confer with my FAQ’s (Regularly Requested Questions) and ingredient listing above for different substitutions or for the solutions to the commonest questions.

Course: Breakfast, Dessert, Snack

Delicacies: American

Energy: 155kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 3g | Fats: 6g | Sodium: 162mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 11g

“The Nation Prepare dinner” is just not a dietician or nutritionist, and any dietary info shared is an estimate. If calorie depend and different dietary values are essential to you, we advocate working the elements by way of whichever on-line dietary calculator you favor. Energy and different dietary values can range fairly a bit relying on which manufacturers had been used.

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