Banana Nut Muffins

13 Jul
2 wicker baskets full of muffins sit on a blue...

2 wicker baskets full of muffins sit on a blue, pink and white checkered tablecloth in a tight shot. There is a broken muffin in the foreground. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

My friend Mark Roseman (the Toby Center) paid a shiva call and brought along a bag full of frozen bananas since he knows how I like to bake.  I will be using a recipe from Better Homes and Gardens and substituting pecans for the walnuts.

1 1/2  cups all purpose flour

1/3  cup sugar

2 tsp baking powder

1/4 tsp salt

1 egg beaten

1/2 cup milk (or soy milk)

1/4 cup oil

3/4 cup chopped banana

1/2 cup chopped nuts

Preheat oven to 400 degrees f. Grease 12 muffin cups.  In a medium bowl combine flour , sugar, bkg powder and salt,  make a well in center of flour mixture and set aside.

In another bowl, combine egg, milk and oil. Add egg mixture all at once to flour mixture.  stir until just moistened, butter should be lumpy. Fold in diced bananas and chopped nuts

Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups, filling each abt 2/3 full.

Bake 18 to 20 minutes until golden and a wooden toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, Cool in muffin cups on a wire rack for 5 minutes.

Remove from muffin cups, serve warm.


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