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Banana Nut Muffins

Warm, homemade banana nut muffins are always in season!  This easy muffin recipe is ready in 30 minutes and makes 12 muffins.  These muffins make a delicious breakfast or a tasty snack.  Bananas and brown sugar add cozy sweetness.  Bananas, eggs, and milk ensure a moist muffin.
Course Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12 muffins
Calories 307kcal
Author Anne Clark


  • Standard muffin pan
  • large mixing bowl
  • measuring cup(s)
  • measuring spoons
  • whisk


  • non-stick cooking spray
  • 3 ripe bananas, mashed
  • ¼ cup unsalted butter, melted
  • ¼ cup whole milk
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup brown sugar, packed
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup unsalted walnuts, chopped (plus extra for topping if desired)


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray a standard muffin tin with non-stick cooking spray and set aside
  • Add the mashed bananas, melted butter, and milk to a large mixing bowl. Mix to combine.
  • Beat in the egg and vanilla, and brown sugar.
  • Add in the remaining dry ingredients and fold in until just mixed. Then, fold in the walnuts.
  • Fill muffin pan cups to about ¾ full. Ensure each muffin cup has an equal amount of muffin mix. Top with additional walnuts, if desired.
  • Place in the pre-heated oven and bake for 18-20 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in the center of a muffin comes out clean. Remove from oven and cool for at least 5-10 minutes before serving.


HOW TO STORE MUFFINS:  You can store muffins at room temperature for up to 3 days if they're stored in an airtight container.  You can also freeze muffins for up to 3 months if you wrap them tightly in aluminum foil or place in plastic freezer bags.  WHAT TO PUT ON A BANANA NUT MUFFIN:  Butter, peanut butter, Nutella, or apple butter.


Serving: 3.5oz | Calories: 307kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 12.3g | Saturated Fat: 3.7g | Trans Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 29mg | Sodium: 224mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 24g