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Banana Muffins

Makes 12-16 muffins.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Oil, spray or line your muffin tin with paper liners.

1/2 cup vegetable oil

1 cup packed brown sugar

2 eggs

3 cups ripe mashed banana, leave some larger chunks:)

2 tsp pure vanilla extract

2 cups unbleached white flour

1 tsp baking powder

1 tsp baking soda

1/ tsp salt

1/2 cup chocolate chips (optional)

1/2 cup raisins(optional)

1/2 cup chopped nuts of choice (optional)

Beat oil, sugar, eggs, vanilla and mashed banana until well blended.  In a seperate bowl blend together flour, salt baking soda and baking powder. Fold dry ingredients into the wet ingredients with quick strokes careful not to overmix.  Then fold in chocolate chips, raisins and nuts if using. Divide batter into prepared tins and bake in your preheated oven for 20 minutes or until inserted toothpick comes out clean. Remove from tin and cool on a rack.

Remember home economics in highschool??…..”the dreaded tough muffin” was a FAIL. If you have trouble producing a nice textured and shaped muffin you may want to review “The Muffin Method” in the video through this link


About mountainmommy

Mother of 2. A beautiful 3 year old girl, my little 1 year old boy and my partner in life John. We live here in the beautiful East Kootenays.

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