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Monday, April 11, 2011

mangia mondays 5: banana crumb muffins

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banana crumb muffins

1 1/2 C all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
3 bananas, mashed
3/4 C sugar
1 egg, lightly beaten
1/3 C butter, melted

.....crumb topping.....

1/3 C brown sugar
2 Tbs all-purpose flour
1/8 tsp cinnamon
1 Tbs butter

1. preheat oven to 375 f & lightly grease muffin pan, or line with paper liners.

2. in a large bowl, mix together flour, baking soda, baking powder, & salt. in another bowl, beat together bananas, sugar, egg, & melted butter. stir the banana mixture into the flour mixture just until moistened. spoon batter into prepared muffin tin, filling 2/3 full.

3. in a small bowl, mix together brown sugar, flour, & cinnamon. cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse cornmeal. sprinkle topping over muffins.

4. bake 18-20 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean.

these muffins are
for real...
i doubled the batch so we could freeze them & enjoy them for breakfast next week!

... i also may have slipped chocolate chips into a few:

they remind me of my favorite muffins from trader joe's...
but the size is a lot more manageable!

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  1. Thanks for hosting.I came back and linked my Epress Chicken Curry.These Banana muffins are surely great.I can smell it!

  2. Hi Kristin,
    I shared my grain-free matzoh balls and an interesting article on how food can affect the satiety centers in the brain. Hope you like them!

  3. These muffins would be great for a breakfast on the go - love the crumb topping!

  4. I'm so happy to see that this party is growing! Can't wait to see this week's links - you get such great contributions here! :)

  5. These do look tasty! I haven't had much luck lately with muffins though :(

  6. These look like the banana muffins I keep day -dreaming about but haven't made yet. Now I'm going to make them! :)

  7. I’m linking up the Cookies & Cream Cupcakes that I made for my daughter’s Wizards of Waverly Place themed party last Saturday.
    Thanks for another week of hosting! Your banana crumb muffins look so good!

  8. thank you for hosting. I hope you like my Eggplant Parmesan :)

  9. Your banana crumb muffins look so yummy! Please share your recipe with our readers by linking up to Muffin Monday. Thanks!

  10. Just found your blog today from Home Sweet Farm - I love it! I am linking up a recipe for Mexican Taco Bake and I am your newest follower. Thank you for hosting this party!
    Please come visit Concetta's Cafe.

  11. yummy! i will be making these!

    btw, found your blog through 33 shades of green tasty tuesday blog hop!

  12. Hi Kristin,
    Banana Crumb Muffins look like a great breakfast muffin. Thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday,looking forward to seeing you next week.

  13. Oh dear...these look INSANELY amazing!!!!!!!!! May need to try them out this weekend:)

  14. I love a muffin with a crumbly topping. It just makes it that much better.

    I hope to see you at Sweet Tooth Friday again this week.

  15. Thanks for linking all your posts to Worshop Wednesday! This one is my favorite= I love banana anything! I am always making banana bread and this looks sooooo yummy- can't wait to try it! Hope to see you again this week! goobyecityhellosuburbs